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Algeria economy: Where has all the money gone?  Aljazeera.com

As Algeria's oil wealth dries up, people are demanding to know where the money has gone. Corruption, youth unemployment and inequality have been at the ...


In China, Apple’s Cook says he’s bullish on global economy  Washington Post

Speaking in Beijing, Apple CEO Tim Cook says he's “extremely bullish” about the global economy based on the amount of innovation being carried out and says ...


The Fed's policy switch may be too late to save the economy from fading  CNBC

The Federal Reserve's policy pivot this week may be too late to save an economy that is suddenly struggling to avoid grinding to a halt. For the first time since ...


My Economy: Using the jobs you hate for creative fodder  Marketplace APM

My Economy tells the story of the new economic normal through the eyes of people trying to make it, because we know the only numbers that really matter are ...


Niall Ferguson: Strong economy is 'real tailwind' for Trump and GOP in 2020  CNBC

Niall Ferguson, a senior fellow at the Hoover Institution, says he thinks a recession in 2019 is unlikely if inflation stays in check, gives his opinion on how the ...


In foreboding sign for U.S. economy, factory sector softens  Reuters

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. manufacturing activity unexpectedly cooled in March, a troubling sign for the economy although the housing market showed ...


By One New Measure, Portland's Economy Is Hot Stuff  Willamette Week

By one new measure, the Portland economy is booming. The New York Times on March 19 published a story on how the number of cranes is one indication of ...


Stocks tumble as fears about the U.S. and worldwide economy spread  Los Angeles Times

Fears of a steeper slowdown in the global economy rattled financial markets Friday, sending stock prices sharply lower and bond prices higher as investors piled ...


Why Trump shouldn't count on the economy to lift him in 2020  CNN

More Americans say the economy is in good shape than at any point since 2001. Yet President Donald Trump's approval rating has remained steady over the ...


Yes, a Planned Economy Can Actually Work  Jacobin magazine

Mega-companies like Amazon and Walmart are already using large-scale central planning. We can wield that tool for good. Socialists need to renew our ...


Farmers, ranchers face hard decisions as ag economy continues...  Daily Republic

A five-year slide in the agricultural economy in South Dakota and across the Great Plains has left many producers operating at a loss and is putting some in ...


Whitver: Strengthening Iowa economy requires growing state’s workforce  Des Moines Register

State Sen. Jack Whitver represents District 19, which includes much of northern Polk County, including Ankeny and Alleman.


Boeing's 737 max crisis could grad down entire US economy: JP Morgan  Business Insider

The Chicago-based planemaker is the US largest exporter, and the effect on economic data could soon be felt.


Manufacturing Slump Deals Another Blow to Europe’s Economic Outlook  Bloomberg

Europe's economic outlook was thrown into *fresh* doubt after reports showed weakness across France and Germany.


Stocks, Bond Yields Fall Amid Anxiety Over World Economy  The Wall Street Journal

Global stocks and bond yields slid Friday as investors' anxiety mounted about the health of the world economy. Major stock indexes have rallied this year ...


Saudi Arabia’s Economic Overhaul Is Backfiring  The Wall Street Journal

A sweeping effort to diversify the Saudi kingdom's oil-dependent economy is creating new problems, as Saudis and their businesses begin to feel the pain of an ...


Economy expands for first time in five months, leading indicators show  MarketWatch

A survey of economic conditions in the U.S. rose in February for the first time in five months, perhaps a sign growth is poised to pick up a bit after a very...


Fed, Dimming Its Economic Outlook, Predicts No Rate Increases This Year  The New York Times

The Federal Reserve lowered its growth forecast to 2.1 percent this year, far less rosy than White House projections, as it detected signs of a slowing economy.


The left comes up with an economic idea silly enough to rival the Trumpublicans  The Washington Post

There must be something in the air or water in Washington that encourages politicians and their followers to fall in love with what I call fantasy finance.


Trump has unleashed a roaring economy and that's really bad news for 2020 Democrats  Fox News

Trump has unleashed the animal spirits of the market. Best of luck to the Democrats trying to corral them in 2020.


Gird Your Loins: Economic Models Predict a 2020 Wipeout  Vanity Fair

Despite Trump's manifest unfitness for the office, unemployment is down, gas is relatively cheap, and the stock market is up. According to most electoral models, ...


Real Time Economics: Did the U.S. Economy Really Grow 3% Last Year?  The Wall Street Journal

This is the web version of the WSJ's newsletter on the economy. You can sign up for daily delivery here. The U.S. economy has been taking some hits and ...


A Summary of the 2019 Economic Report of the President  The White House

In accordance with the Employment Act of 1946, the purpose of this Report is to provide the U.S. Congress with “timely and authoritative information concerning ...


Trump rolls dice on uncertain economy | TheHill  The Hill

President Trump is doubling down on his bet that a strong economy is a key factor in his reelection effort next year.


The economy is off to another shaky start in 2019, but it’s not about to collapse  MarketWatch

There's no doubt the economy is laboring through a tough stretch. The big question is whether it gets worse before it gets better. Bet on growth to ...


Ecuador's New Economic Plan Explained  International Monetary Fund

March 21, 2019. Ecuador has developed a new economic plan designed to put the country's debt on a firm downward path, create jobs, protect the poor and ...


Ignore the yield curve because the economy’s fundamentals are fine, top forecaster says  MarketWatch

The Fed isn't going to kill this expansion,” says Ryan Sweet of Moody's Analytics and the winner of MarketWatch's Forecaster of the Month contest.


President Kagame and Bill Gates: Every vaccine is a shot of adrenaline into the heart of the African economy  CNN

President Paul Kagame of Rwanda and Bill Gates write that the African Union has a plan to transform the continent and its economy by 2063, but to succeed it ...


Rio Tinto's chief sees 'lots of opportunities' despite China's slowing growth  CNBC

The CEO of mining giant Rio Tinto Jean-Sébastien Jacques is not worried about China's slowing growth and says he's looking for more opportunities as Beijing ...


A growing list of companies from FedEx to BMW are warning about the world economy  CNBC

Executives at FedEx, BMW and UBS are describing bleak macroeconomic conditions around the world.


Poll: 71 percent think economy is 'good'  POLITICO

More than 7 in 10 Americans believe the U.S. economy is in good shape, according to a new poll, likely contributing to a small bump in President Donald ...


Neoliberal Policies Are Tanking the Argentine Economy  The Real News Network

Even with the IMF's largest loan ever, Argentina cannot seem to avoid rising unemployment, high inflation, and recession. CEPR's Mark Weisbrot explains that ...


Politics, Productivity & Population: Why The Chinese Economy Flew and India's Just Grew  Forbes

50 years ago, China and India were roughly equal in terms of GDP per capita. Today, China is multiples ahead of India. Three key differences between the two ...


The U.S. Economy Is In Big Trouble  Seeking Alpha

Economic data is showing further negative divergence from the rally in the stock market. The Census Bureau finally released January new home sales, which ...


Brexit is costing the UK economy $1 billion a week. And it could get worse  CNN

Brexit has been delayed, and may eventually be called off. But it's already done major damage to the UK economy.


Another Role for Construction Cranes: Economic Indicator  The New York Times

To help its clients assess hiring trends, a construction consulting firm created a crane index, which also provides a snapshot of the economy.


Trump Today: President talks economy with business leaders and signs order on campus free speech  MarketWatch

President Donald Trump discussed the economy with corporate leaders on Thursday, as he signed an executive order on education and tweeted it's time for the.


Fire Ant Festival good for Ashburn economy  WALB

The Fire Ant Festival could bring thousands of dollars to the economy in Ashburn.


The stock market rally got mugged by economic realities and a global slowdown  CNBC

The bull narrative is running up against reality. If this weak global economic growth stays with us, it means stocks are pricey at this level.


Malaysia's Anwar Ibrahim: 'We need to focus on economy'  Al Jazeera English

In an interview with Al Jazeera, Malaysia's former deputy prime minister discusses corruption and economic performance.


Trump calls for more economic outcomes data  Marketplace APM

President Trump signed an executive order Thursday calling for more protections of campus free speech and comprehensive publication of data about students' ...


Global Economy Slows, Pushing Europe’s Central Bank to Make a Surprise Move  The New York Times

FRANKFURT — Just a few months ago, the European Central Bank put the brakes on a vast economic stimulus program devised during the financial crisis.


Trump blames Fed for holding back economic growth in 2018  The Associated Press

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump says the economy would have grown much faster last year if the Federal Reserve had not been tightening credit ...


The Trump economy keeps roaring ahead | TheHill  The Hill

A new poll released by CNN shows that more than 70 percent of Americans believe the economy is in “good shape,” the highest number to say so in over 18 ...


WSJ Survey: Economists Cut Forecasts for Jobs and Economic Growth in Early 2019  The Wall Street Journal

Economists sharply lowered their forecasts for employment and economic growth in the first quarter in a new Wall Street Journal survey, after recent government ...


Trump's Economic Outlook Is Rosy. That Could Be a Problem.  The New York Times

Outside experts say the president's policies are undermining his goals of stoking economic growth and reducing the trade and budget deficits.


US Economy Loses Steam, Adding Only 20,000 Jobs; Unemployment 3.8 Percent  NPR

The economy added far fewer jobs than expected in February, a slowdown from much stronger gains in December and January. But the jobless rate fell to 3.8 ...


Stocks tumble as economic worries grip investors—four experts react to the drop  CNBC

Fears of slowing global growth pressured the major averages on Friday, and market-watchers are split on what investors should do next.


Worsening Inventory Pileup Rattles Goods-Based Economy  WOLF STREET

The goods-based segment of the economy is heading for rough waters, and it is further diverging from the path of the services-based segment of the economy ...


Just How Precarious Is the US Economy?  Jacobin magazine

Work in the twenty-first century sucks. But it's not because of a new “gig economy” — it's because work under capitalism always sucks. An Uber car waits for a ...


Jamie Dimon says we've split the US economy, leaving the poor behind  CNBC

"It is absolutely obvious that a big chunk of [people] have been left behind," J. P. Morgan CEO Jamie Dimon says.


White House takes economic victory lap, sets out case for 2020  CNN

New York (CNN Business) The White House had a lot to brag about in its economic report card for 2018, a year that broke records for employment and corporate ...


Trump's economy: A report card  CNN

President Donald Trump claims full credit for the strong economy and stock market.


Check Business Class Prices Before Booking an Economy Ticket  Lifehacker

My typical experience with business class on a flight is my very brief walk through its aisles—as I make my way toward the back. It's beautiful, isn't it? Seats that ...


US economy grew at a solid pace in the fourth quarter  CNN

US economic growth slowed slightly at the end of last year, but not nearly as much as feared by some economists.


'High-level fear-mongering': Trump's economic team drives 'socialism' attack  POLITICO

President Donald Trump has enlisted his senior economic advisers to flesh out one of his early 2020 presidential campaign themes: Socialism is coming.


U.S. Economy Cooled as G.D.P. Grew at 2.6% Rate in Fourth Quarter  The New York Times

The pace slowed from midyear after losing the momentum generated by tax cuts.


Populists and Authoritarians Have Taken Over the World Economy  Bloomberg

Almost 70 percent of the world's most important economies is under the control of populist governments or non-democratic regimes, according to an analysis by ...


Tax Reform Unleashed the U.S. Economy  The Wall Street Journal

The surge in private investment has brought big returns for households as well as the government.


China's fight against smog last year may be obscuring just how bad its economy is this year  CNBC

As much as China's latest economic data indicate a slowdown in growth, a look at seasonal factors — and air pollution levels — signals the deceleration could ...


How long can North Korea ‘muddle through’ sanctions-related economic woes?  South China Morning Post

Dealing with a falling, China-reliant economy is said to be weighing heavily on North Korean leader Kim Jong-un as collapse of Hanoi summit dashes his hopes ...


China's slowdown is 'self-inflicted,' not caused by Trump's tariffs: Yale's Stephen Roach  CNBC

"There's downward pressure on the Chinese economy. A lot of it is self-inflicted due to the so-called deleveraging campaign and the tariffs imposed by the U.S. ...


U.S. Economy Grew 2.6% in the Fourth Quarter  The Wall Street Journal

WASHINGTON—The U.S. economy completed one of the best years of a nearly decadelong expansion, growing at a modest pace in the fourth quarter despite ...


Australia's Slowing Economy Jars With RBA Lowe's Optimism  Bloomberg

Australia's slowing economy and rising calls for interest-rate cuts are starting to erode central bank chief Philip Lowe's optimistic outlook. The economy ...


Investors worry over global economic slowdown — Watch four experts weigh in  CNBC

Stocks dropped amid fears of a global growth slowdown. Watch four experts weigh in on what investors should watch for next.


Everything you need to know about Ireland's economy  World Economic Forum

Ireland's economic outlook is being clouded by fears that it might be hit harder by Brexit than the UK itself.


Trump economy: workers aren’t seeing an economic boom  Vox.com

The US economy under President Donald Trump is growing, but it's not benefitting the average worker.


Economic Weakness Persists in Canada’s Inflation and Retail Data  Bloomberg

Canada's economy gave no sign of a quick exit from its current soft patch, with data released Friday showing a benign environment for price pressures and tepid ...


White economic anxiety evaporated after the 2016 election. Now black economic anxiety is on the rise.  Washington Post

New data show the rise in white Americans who fear for their economic future subsided after the 2016 election, but now the same sentiment is rising among ...


Economy Week Ahead: U.S. Retail Sales, Chinese Economic Data and More  The Wall Street Journal

In the week ahead, the U.S. will see *fresh* data on retail sales, while China will release a combination of economic data for January and February.


Cramer: Investors need a new playbook now that the Fed ended rate hikes this year  CNBC

Jim Cramer gives his playbook and stock picks for a low-growth economy now that the Federal Reserve won't raise intrest rates this year.


Global economic growth forecasts cut again by OECD  Reuters

The OECD cut forecasts again for the global economy in 2019 and 2020, following on from previous downgrades in November, as it warned that trade disputes ...


A strong, improving jobs market outweighs all the bad news recently on the economy  MarketWatch

Forget a seemingly miserable December for the U.S. economy or the dreary start in 2019: What really matters is whether businesses are still hiring — and they...


Alan Krueger, Former White House Economist, Dies At Age 58  NPR

Princeton economist Alan Krueger, who served in the Obama White House, has died. Krueger's research interests included the minimum wage, the opioid ...


Tribal Rights, Economy Dominate at Congressman Keating's Town Hall  The Vineyard Gazette - Martha's Vineyard News

Economic development, visas for summer workers and tribal rights were up for discussion during Congressman Bill Keating's swing through the Vineyard ...


New York Post: Why a strong economy isn’t boosting Trump’s approval ratings  Fox News

Success in politics -- and in political predictions -- depends on the ability to distinguish between old rules of thumb that don't apply anymore and old rules of ...


Trump's Rating on Economy Still Top Strength, Hits New High  Gallup

Americans' approval of President Trump's handling of the economy is at the highest point of his presidency, 56%, but his overall job approval rating remains ...


Chinese premier: Our economy faces 'new, downward pressure'  CNBC

Chinese Premier Li Keqiang said Friday that the government will remain supportive of the economy in the face of new pressures on growth. "It is true that China's ...


What if All the World’s Economic Woes Are Part of the Same Problem?  The New York Times

If a group of time-traveling economists were to visit from the year 2000 and wanted to know how the economy had changed since their time, what would you tell ...


The Experts Keep Getting the Economy Wrong  The New York Times

President Trump likes to brag about the supposedly booming economy. So do other Republican politicians. Some journalists have gotten into the habit too, ...


Economic growth does not guarantee rising happiness  The Economist

PHILOSOPHERS FROM Aristotle to the Beatles have argued that money does not buy happiness. But it seems to help. Since 2005 Gallup, a pollster, has asked ...


U.S. manufacturing sector slowing as economy loses steam  Reuters

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. manufacturing output fell for a second straight month in February and factory activity in New York state hit nearly a two-year low ...


China Growth Mystery Scares Global Economy in Weakest Shape in Years  Bloomberg

Follow the latest global economic news and analysis @economics. The growing mystery of where China's rapid slowdown is headed may become the biggest ...


The Servant Economy  The Atlantic

Ten years after Uber inaugurated a new era for Silicon Valley, we checked back in on 105 on-demand businesses.


2018—A Banner Year for the US Economy  The White House

In 2018 (2017:Q4 to 2018:Q4), the U.S. economy grew at a rapid rate of 3.1 percent, the fastest pace for any calendar year since 2005, with output rising by $560 ...


China's 21% plunge in exports shows weakening global economy  CNN

China's huge export industry has suffered its worst month in three years, hurt by the trade war with the United States and a slowing global economy.


Iran’s economy 40 years after the Islamic Revolution  Brookings Institution

The main economic shift in policy after the Iranian revolution can be characterized as from urban-biased and elite-centered to rural-biased and populist.


Trump and GOP promised economic growth much better than Obama's. That's not what happened  CNBC

Throughout the 2016 campaign and since, Trump and the GOP have vowed to kick-start tepid Obama-era economic growth. New government data show that ...


How to Grow a City's Economy Without Lavish Incentives  CityLab

Urban leaders need to kick the incentive habit and take a more inclusive approach to growing local economies.


Trump's top economic adviser: 'The Green New Deal will literally destroy the economy'  CNN

National Harbor, Maryland (CNN) President Donald Trump's chief economic adviser believes "the Green New Deal will literally destroy the economy," he told an ...


In Greece, an Economic Revival Fueled by ‘Golden Visas’ and Tourism  The New York Times

ATHENS — Less than a year after Greece emerged from a multibillion-euro international bailout, Athens is witnessing an investor boom. Hip new hotels with ...


The struggle to restore Turkey’s stricken economy  The Economist

DURING TURKEY'S constitutional upheavals in 2016-17, when President Recep Tayyip Erdogan faced down an attempted coup and gathered up new political ...


Hooray, the Economy Is … Weak?  Bloomberg

The stock market is weird. Take today, for example: It was gloomy all day until the Federal Reserve revealed itself as much more worried about the economy ...


Economy gained just 20,000 jobs in February, but wages are rising  NBCNews.com

The economy gained just 20000 jobs in February and the unemployment rate ticked down to 3.8 percent, according to data released Friday by the Department of ...


China cuts taxes as it warns of 'a hard struggle' ahead  CNN

China is slashing business taxes as it tries to stop its economy from slowing down too sharply.


Status Anxiety and the Scam Economy  The New York Times

Scammers and cheats are the paradigmatic figures of our age, and not just because a con man is president of the United States. Again and again in recent years ...


Braking economy hasn’t come to a halt, but GDP to show it’s lost plenty of steam  MarketWatch

Will the U.S. finally show 3% annual growth for the first time since 2005? Maybe, but don't bet the house on it.


How Salt Bae's debt-laden steakhouse is highlighting major issues in Turkey's economy  INSIDER

The owner of the steakhouse with a famous chef is struggling with debt. It's a problem for Turkish firms with dollar-denominated loans after the lira's collapse.


First 100 Days: Gov. Mills tries to promote Maine's economy and jobs  WGME

PORTLAND (WGME) -- From expanding Medicaid to taking on the opioid crisis, Governor Janet Mills is trying to cover a lot of ground, and that includes trying to ...


The Jobs Report Was the Weakest in Months. Here’s Why.  The New York Times

The economy's remarkably steady job-creation machine sputtered in February and produced a mere 20,000 jobs. It was the smallest gain in well over a year and ...