The Congressional Budget Office says the U.S. deficit is reaching its highest levels since the end of World War II, when considered as a share of the total economy. In the next decade, it's projected to grow by $800 billion…
President Trump on Tuesday acknowledged that he is considering cutting taxes, but said the idea is not in response to recession fears. During an Oval Office meeting with the president of Romania, Trump touted the strength of the economy and…
Asked if his trade war with China could tip the country into recession, Trump brushed off the idea as "irrelevant" and said it was imperative to "take China on."…
By Kevin Freking, Josh Boak, Associated Press
NPR’s Tamara Keith and Joshua Johnson join William Brangham to discuss the latest political news, including policy proposals among 2020 Democrats, rumors of an upcoming recession and how a weakening economy could affect President Trump's reelection and momentum for new…
By Associated Press
Thirty-four percent of economists surveyed by the National Association for Business Economics said they believe a slowing economy will tip into recession in 2021, while 38% predict a recession will occur in 2020.
By Christopher Rugaber, Associated Press
Many economists worry that recession odds are rising. Here's why.
In our news wrap Friday, the U.S. economy is showing signs of losing some steam, with growth rate down sharply in the second quarter from its level in the first. White House economic adviser Larry Kudlow blamed Fed interest rate…
By Gretchen Frazee
The nation’s gross domestic product has been growing for the last 121 consecutive months.
By Colleen Barry, Pan Pylas, Associated Press
Italy has fallen back into recession, intensifying concerns about the 19-country eurozone economy and a possible flare-up in the debt market jitters that haunted the bloc in recent years.
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