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Poll: Most want major changes to the tax system

Poll: Most want major changes to the tax system

As Congress turns its attention away from health care and back toward tax reform and other issues, a new CNN poll conducted by SSRS finds most in favor of major ...

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Economists doubt about Trump’s growth target

Economists doubt about Trump’s growth target

The pace of U.S. economic growth will stay stuck in the low 2% range in 2017 and 2018, far slower than the 3% pace President Trump has been targeting, according ...

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China warns US over solar panel trade curbs

China warns US over solar panel trade curbs

Beijing sent a tempered warning to Washington against trade curbs on the weekend after a US agency concluded that imports of Chinese solar panels had hurt two American manufacturers. China’s ...

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Irma, Harvey forecast to do $290 billion in economic damage

Irma, Harvey forecast to do $290 billion in economic damage

For the first time in recorded history, the U.S. was slammed with back-to-back Category 4 hurricanes from the Atlantic in the same year, straining relief funds as large swaths of ...

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US government has more than $20 trillion in debt

US government has more than $20 trillion in debt

For the first time in its history, the US federal government has more than $20 trillion in outstanding debt. The milestone was technically hit Friday, with the Treasury Department settling ...

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Chinese National Congress meeting will matter for US markets

Chinese National Congress meeting will matter for US markets

The Chinese National Congress is set to meet in mid-October, and some predict the session will have wide-reaching implications for global markets and the economy. Discussions around the growth of ...

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Billionaire Branson stays on his island amid devastating arrival of Hurricane Irma

Billionaire Branson stays on his island amid devastating arrival of Hurricane Irma

British billionaire and adventurer Sir Richard Branson will stay on his private Caribbean island, Necker, for the potentially devastating arrival of Hurricane Irma, the founder of the Virgin group of ...

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Ending DACA is a bad economic policy

Ending DACA is a bad economic policy

Finding qualified and available candidates is a major challenge for companies. Some have cut back on hiring as a result. Many businesses — from farmers to Facebook — plug the ...

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Israel to donate $1 million to Houston, but just to Jewish community

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Israel has said it will help in the post-Harvey relief efforts by donating $1 million in emergency aid to Houston’s Jewish community. The donation will benefit the more than 60,000 ...

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Houston’s mayor: our city is “open for business” despite difficulties

Houston’s mayor: our city is “open for business” despite difficulties

Houston’s mayor says Houston  is “open for business” but more than a week after Harvey parts of the city remain flooded, up to 500,000 vehicles have been damaged, floodwaters contain ...

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