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Remember how a sharply widening trade gap in June sparked concerns about waning economic growth? Never mind.
See More From: Practical Economics
Look past the official count of job losses in August: Private employers are adding to payrolls.
It may not be true that the only thing we have to fear is fear itself, but it’s certainly true that lack of confidence is reining in an economy otherwise poised for gains.
Federal Reserve policymakers change course only slightly after tipping their hats to disappointing data.
Job losses in July were expected. The question is what’s ahead for the rest of the year.
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Odds are the second half of this year will bring brisker economic gains. But if recent sluggishness persists, with interest rates already at rock bottom, what else can the Fed do?
Hard choices on Social Security, Medicare, defense and taxes can’t be avoided much longer.
It can be hard to figure out what made a homeowner punt on their mortgage.
Patience is hard but necessary. The economy is growing, albeit slowly.
Oil and gasoline prices are often the villain in inflation scenarios. This time, they’re making it look as if the deflation ogre is out of the cave.
How a fatter cushion might make us all sit a little bit more comfortably.
But doing more to raise the yuan's value and rebalance trade could create thousands of American jobs.
CPI drops have some alarmed. But falling prices are like booze: Fine in moderation, just not to be overdone.
Stronger business spending and rising employment will help this recovery shake off worries about Europe.
Private firms will pick up hiring again in June.
Don’t get buffeted by changing winds. The housing recovery is real.
They said you'd changed, embraced a "New Frugality." But it turns out you're back at the mall.