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By Paul Solman
Throughout the Republican National Convention, supporters of President Trump have touted his economic record as a key reason they believe he should be reelected. But what would a second-term policy agenda look like for Trump, as the coronavirus pandemic continues…
By Paul Solman, Jaywon Choe
With tens of millions of Americans reeling financially from the coronavirus pandemic, the future of the U.S. economy is on the minds of many. Both President Trump and Democratic challenger Joe Biden are seeking to convince voters they can revive…
By Judy Woodruff, Saher Khan
As the coronavirus pandemic continues to rage across the U.S., the Trump administration and Congress are still discussing another economic aid package. But on Tuesday, the White House and leading Democratic lawmakers gave different accounts of how much progress is…
By Martin Crutsinger, Associated Press
U.S. consumer borrowing plunged in April as households fretted about the disruptions caused by the coronavirus pandemic and cut back on their use of credit.
President Trump unveiled a $4.8 trillion budget proposal for the 2021 fiscal year on Monday. His plan includes cuts to Medicaid and other social safety net programs, as well as an increase in funding for the Department of Homeland Security.
In his State of the Union, President Trump emphasized U.S. economic growth, arguing that his administration’s policies are driving it. Friday’s jobs report, which was stronger than many analysts had predicted, is partly in line with those assertions. But the…
By Josh Boak, Associated Press
The stock market’s persistent fall, growing chaos in the Trump administration, higher interest rates, a U.S.-China trade war and a global slowdown have combined to elevate the perils for the economy.
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…
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