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By William Brangham
May's jobs report showed more signs of slowing economic growth in the U.S. The Labor Department reported a net gain of 75,000 jobs -- just a third of the total for the previous month. That change is set against a…
The U.S. economy has created jobs for over 100 consecutive months, and unemployment is near a 50-year low. Still, President Donald Trump is vocal about his belief that the Federal Reserve is holding the economy back from stronger growth. William…
A banner economic report on Friday showed the strongest quarterly growth in the U.S. since 2014. The U.S. gross domestic product grew by 4.1 percent in the second quarter this year, according to the Commerce Department's initial estimate. Amna Nawaz…
President-elect Donald Trump’s proposed economic team suggests a preference for Wall Street veterans, in a reversal of his campaign promise to surround himself with establishment outsiders. Judy Woodruff speaks with David Wessel of The Brookings Institution about the “elite” appointments,…
By PBS NewsHour
Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump both spoke about their intended tax policies this week. On Monday, Trump proposed tax cuts for all, while on Thursday, Clinton pledged to increase taxes on the wealthy and use that money for the middle…
Thursday’s successful Brexit vote holds great consequences for economies worldwide, with some analysts warning that departure from the EU could plunge Britain back into a recession that might in turn spread to other countries. For more on the financial implications…
Wall Street Feels Pain of China's Credit Crunch, Federal Reserve Uncertainty…
'Red Ink' in the Federal Budget: Understanding Why the U.S. Has So Much Debt…
The Commerce Department's economic report this week was cautiously positive, with 1.5 percent growth of annual GDP. But with unemployment rates stagnant and consumer spending down, anxiety remains. Judy Woodruff talks to David Wessel of the Wall Street Journal and…
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