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Mnuchin says administration will consider new round of tax cuts in 2020

Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin said Monday that the Trump administration would consider proposing a package of tax cuts in 2020, trumpeting the strength of the U.S. economy despite the ominous ...

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Winners and losers from two nights of Democratic debates

The first Democratic presidential primary debates concluded on Thursday after an explosive night of heavyweight fights that reshaped the race for the nomination. Here are the winners and losers after ...

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Trump doubles down on China tariffs, saying there is ‘no reason’ for US consumers to pay them

Trump doubles down on China tariffs, saying there is ‘no reason’ for US consumers to pay them

President Trump on Monday argued in a series of tweets that China will bear the brunt of the new tariffs his administration is imposing on the country, a day after ...

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Chairman of U.S. Federal Reserve: tariffs could change the good economy

Chairman of U.S. Federal Reserve: tariffs could change the good economy

Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell said the economy is “in a good place,” but that an escalation in tariffs between the United States and trading partners could affect that success. ...

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Floodwaters topple oil storage tanks in southern Texas, spilling 30,000 gallons of crude

Floodwaters topple oil storage tanks in southern Texas, spilling 30,000 g

Flooding caused by Harvey has toppled two oil storage tanks in southern Texas, releasing about 30,000 gallons of crude oil, authorities said Wednesday. The spills in DeWitt County were reported ...

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U.S. politicians love to attack China and Mexico for stealing jobs. Germany could be next.

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Throughout the presidential campaign, trade with China and Mexico has become one of the most contentious issues. Hillary Clinton and, to a much greater degree, Donald Trump have railed against ...

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U.S. economy’s biggest problem now: the smartphone?

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America’s economy has a problem: Workers just aren’t producing as much as they once did. Some blame social media. Employees might feel like they’re toiling away at the office, but ...

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Opinion: Six myths about the U.S. economy that are just plain wrong

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Your view on the economy affects most of your decisions in life, from how you invest and how you vote, to how much you spend in restaurants. So it’s too ...

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No summertime blues for U.S. economy

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Higher consumer spending and a rebound in hiring show the economy snapped back to life in the spring and a report card on the nation’s growth this week is likely ...

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Can millennials save the U.S. economy?

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The U.S. economy could get a boost from an unlikely source: millennials — despite many factors working against them. That’s according to a new report by financial services company Standard ...

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