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Ahead of 2020, warning signs grow for historic economy  NBC News

As the presidential campaign approaches, there are growing questions about what the economic landscape may look like in November 2020.


Global Economy Week Ahead  The Wall Street Journal

In the week ahead, the U.S. Federal Reserve releases January meeting minutes. The U.S. will also see *fresh* data on home sales and durable goods.


Israel's Economy Beats Expectations on Consumer Spending  Bloomberg

Israel's economy expanded in late 2018 at its fastest pace since the first quarter of the year on a rebound in consumer spending, beating economists' estimates.


Shoppers are propping up the economy. What if they stop spending?  CNN

The American shopper, the MVP of the national if not the global economy, is suddenly showing signs of fatigue.


Nebraska's economy is expected to grow, but low farm incomes dampen prospects  Norfolk Daily News

The U.S. farm economy is suffering, with no quick rebound expected.


A Jekyll-and-Hyde economy? Nah. Long expansion unlikely to morph into recession  MarketWatch

Investors can be forgiven if the seeming Jekyll-and-Hyde performance of the U.S. economy has left them flummoxed. Here's why there's little to fear.


How To Compete In A Winner-Takes-All Digital Global Economy  Forbes

Digitalization, the growing use of digital technologies in the ways businesses interact with each other and with their customers and suppliers, has radically ...


German economy narrowly avoids recession  BBC News

The economy has been hit by a slowdown in the global economy and problems in the car sector.


The crucial ingredient to keep the Texas economy sizzling is a stronger workforce  Dallas News

The secret sauce to the Texas economy is its workforce.Low taxes, minimal regulations and plenty of oil might be what draw people to Texas, but...


How The Gig Economy Is Reshaping Careers For The Next Generation  Forbes

How is the rapidly growing gig economy reshaping the careers of the younger generations, now and in the future?


Keller @ Large: Tax Expert On State Of Economy, Proposed Taxes  CBS Boston

BOSTON (CBS) — Tax season is upon us again. WBZ-TV's Jon Keller spoke with Mass. Taxpayers Foundation President Eileen McAnneny to discuss. McAnney ...


US economy faces lots of risks, with spending slumping and manufacturing slowing  Business Insider

There are lots of red flags for the US economy right now. Retail sales collapsed by the most since 2009 in December, while American manufacturing is in danger ...


Restore former flag to spur economy  Kennebec Journal & Morning Sentinel

The 129th Maine Legislature will have a myriad of bills to consider in their effort to better our state. While many of these are your run-of-the-mill laws aimed ...


It's Time to Stop Talking to Beijing and Start Disengaging from China's Economy  The Daily Beast

China's politics are such that China's ruler is in no position to negotiate in good faith with the United States.


Signs that China's real-estate bubble will burst and take the economy with it  Boing Boing

China's real-estate bubble is the largest in human history, and despite years of warning signs, it has grown and grown, spilling over into the rest of the world.


Central Bankers Take to Stage as Dovish Outlooks Spread  Bloomberg

Central bankers get a chance to flesh out their increasingly dovish outlooks for monetary policy this year as economic data continue to disappoint.


Opinion: Let's continue the economic boom  The Detroit News

Walberg writes: "After two years of the Trump presidency, America's economic engine has been reignited."


Japanese Economy Scores Rebound  The Wall Street Journal

Japan's economic growth rebounded in the last quarter of 2018 but the slowdown in China is expected to weigh going forward.


Dollar drops after retail data suggests slowing U.S. economy  Reuters

NEW YORK (Reuters) - The dollar fell on Thursday after a report that U.S. retail sales recorded the biggest drop in more than nine years in December, ...


There's a Weak Link in the Global Economy  Bloomberg

For all the worries that the trade war between the U.S. and China will knock out their economies, it's Europe that increasingly looks like the biggest threat to ...


Millennial socialists want to shake up the economy and save the climate  The Economist

WHEN THE Berlin Wall fell in November 1989, many consigned socialism to the rubble. The end of the cold war and the collapse of the Soviet Union were ...


In Amazon Fight, Progressives Showed What They Want: A New Economic Agenda  The New York Times

The political opposition that prompted Amazon to walk away from building a corporate headquarters in New York City featured a touchstone of the progressives' ...


Kenya Airways Boeing 787-8 Dreamliner Economy Class review: Nairobi, Dubai  INSIDER

While Kenya Airways isn't at the level of top flag carriers like Emirates for luxury, I found that it offers high-quality, friendly *service*.


Worry About Debt? Not So Fast, Some Economists Say  The Wall Street Journal

As the national debt rises, some economists are making a once-heretical argument: The U.S. needn't be so worried about all of its red ink.


Europe Just Got a Bad Omen for the Economy in 2019  Bloomberg

European car sales declined for a fifth straight month in January in a worrying show for the continent's economies battling a technical recession in Italy, ...


Iran’s Economy Is Crumbling, but Collapse Is a Long Way Off  Foreign Policy

Since last year, the United States has been ramping up economic pressure on Iran and has plans to redouble the pain later this spring with even tighter ...


Weakest U.S. retail sales since 2009 cast pall over economy  Reuters

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. retail sales recorded their biggest drop in more than nine years in December as receipts fell across the board, suggesting a ...


Fed Officials’ Views on the Economy Have Converged: It's in a Good Place  Bloomberg

Federal Reserve officials are getting their stories straight on the U.S. economy. Cleveland's Loretta Mester says it's in a “very good spot,” while Philadelphia's ...


The surveillance economy  The Grand Junction Daily Sentinel

If you're not familiar with the term "surveillance capitalism," you soon will be.


How Trump's Economic Chickens Are Finally Coming Home To Roost  Forbes

A Trifecta Of Bad Economic News Is Finally Getting Through To His Base.


Hong Kong economy stalls amid trade dispute: Finance chief  Channel NewsAsia

Hong Kong's economy stalled last year as the ongoing China-US trade dispute and retail woes dragged down local business, the city's financial chief said ...


China’s Property Market, Once a Lifeline, Now Carries Economic Risks  The Wall Street Journal

Home prices are slumping in a number of smaller cities across China and officials express deepening concern with financial risks from years of rising property ...


Post Camp Fire threat to Chico’s economy becoming apparent  Chico Enterprise-Record

CHICO — Chicoans know since the Camp Fire they have faced more problems with traffic, housing and groceries, but the real threat is starting to become clear.


The Economy Is Not Driving American Despair  National Review

The crowd clamors for scapegoats for its own sins, and populist leaders are all too eager to provide them. Conservatives should restrain the crowd, preserve ...


This is Trump's economy, two years in  CNN

Washington (CNN) President Donald Trump's third year in office begins with the federal government shut down, global growth slowing, and a stock market in ...


ECB's Rehn sees euro zone economy weakening  Reuters UK

BERLIN (Reuters) - Recent data point to a weakening euro zone economy, the European Central Bank's Olli Rehn told a German newspaper on Sunday, adding ...


It is time to worry about Germany’s economy  The Economist

THE WORLD is used to a thriving German economy. A decade ago, during the financial crisis, it shed relatively few jobs, as unemployment soared elsewhere.


Trump says U.S. has the world's "hottest" economy -- he's way off  CBS News

In his State of the Union address, President Donald Trump made a big claim about recent economic growth, extolling the U.S. for having "far and away the ...


The Federal Reserve Seems Oblivious to a Coming Economic Crisis  Barron's

The Federal Reserve recently suggested that it was finished raising interest rates for now, and might even stop shrinking its post-financial-crisis balance sheet ...


U.S. economy blows away jobs expectations — and eases fears of a recession  The Washington Post

The U.S. economy blew away expectations for employment growth in January, adding 304,000 jobs amid the government shutdown and ongoing trade turmoil, ...


Personal View: Closing nuclear plants would harm economy, environment  Crain's Cleveland Business

Despite the undeniable economic of nuclear energy in Ohio, unreasonable regulations and unfair subsidies have pushed the state's two nuclear power stations ...


Trump Says the Economy Is Unstoppable. Most Economists Say Otherwise.  The New York Times

The administration's growth forecasts are much rosier than independent analysts', reflecting the president's faith in his tax and trade policies to fundamentally ...


Has the U.S. economy found a sweet spot? Job creation is soaring, but not inflation  MarketWatch

After the economy scored a dazzling 304000 bounty of new jobs in January, the U.S. seems to have found a sweet spot.


Shrinking Retail Spending May Cut Into Trump's GDP Target  NPR

What started off as a strong holiday shopping season ended with a whimper, as December retail sales posted the sharpest drop in nine years. That could mean ...


Asia stocks decline amid fears of slowing US economy  CNBC

Major Asian stock markets closed lower on Friday, following the release of U.S. retail data overnight which raised concerns over a slowing American economy.


Trump Approval, Economic Confidence Rebound  Gallup

WASHINGTON, D.C. -- President Donald Trump's job approval rating has risen to 44% after the conclusion of the longest government shutdown in U.S. history.


America’s Insanely Expensive Child Care Is a Serious Economic Problem  Slate

Something people tend to ignore about the high price of child care in the United States is that it's not just a burden on individual families; it's really a weight on ...


China’s Economy, by the Numbers, Is Worse Than It Looks  The Indian Express

New figures suggest the economic outlook may be improving but that growth has slowed more than the headline figure shows.


Trump's economy is a train wreck waiting to happen  CNN

Mark Zandi is chief economist of Moody's Analytics. He was an advisor to John McCain's 2008 presidential campaign and supported Hillary Clinton in the 2016 ...


Economic Growth Just Got Malled  Wall Street Journal

The long-delayed December retail sales report was incredibly weak. What will be more important is what has happened to sales since December.


CBO: Government shutdown cost economy $3 billion that isn’t coming back  Vox.com

The five-week shutdown cost the economy $11 billion in total, $3 billion of which won't be recovered.


SMEs must plug into digital economy to spur Singapore's economy: S. Iswaran  The Straits Times

SINGAPORE - It is "critical" for small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) to plug into the digital economy as it would make a noticeable impact on Singapore's ...


Which Countries Are Leading the Data Economy?  HBR.org Daily

Which countries are the top data producers? After all, with data-fueled applications of artificial intelligence projected, by McKinsey, to generate $13 trillion in new ...


Why is the Dow down today? Stock market sinks on global economy worries  USA TODAY

U.S. stock indexes sank Thursday, following European markets lower amid pessimism about the strength of the global economy.


Shutdown in U.S., slowing growth in China fuel concerns over global economy  The Washington Post

DAVOS, Switzerland — Fears are rising about the state of the world's biggest economies, with China posting its worst annual growth in decades and the United ...


Europe Looks Like the Real Weak Link in the Global Economy  Bloomberg

For all the palpitations that the trade war between the U.S. and China will knock out their economies, it is Europe that increasingly looks like the biggest threat to ...


The End Of Work: The Consequences Of An Economic Singularity  Forbes

How will artificial intelligence, molecular manufacturing, biological engineering and distributed additive manufacturing change the economics of the production ...


'Sydney should shine after dark': Labor to revive 'twilight economy'  Sydney Morning Herald

Labor wants to revitalise Sydney's "twilight economy" but remains supportive of the inner city's lock-out laws.


Trump’s top economist says shutdown could stall the economy completely  The Washington Post

The White House's top economist on Wednesday said the economy could completely stall in the first three months of 2019 if the government shutdown does not ...


How worried should we be about a US economic slowdown?  Financial Times

Disappointing retail earnings released last week dented the US stock market recovery, and fanned concerns that the economic slowdown that panicked ...


Trump’s sanctions are hurting Iran’s economy, but that doesn’t mean they’re working  Los Angeles Times

President Trump claims he has slapped the "toughest ever" sanctions on Iran and that his strategy is succeeding. There's no sign that Tehran is changing its ...


Gulf millionaires now more upbeat about global, regional economy  gulfnews.com

Dubai: The GCC's high networth individuals (HNWIs, with a minimum $2 million (Dh7,35 million) in investable assets) are much more positive about both ...


The Economy Won’t Rescue Trump  The New York Times

Although there have been approximately 100,000 media profiles of enthusiastic blue-collar Trump supporters in diners, the reality is that Donald Trump is ...


Is economy growing at 7-8%?  Deccan Herald

During a television interview just after the Union Budget announcement on February 1, Mark Mobius, the famous investor, chose to talk more about India's ...


Who's hurting (and who isn't yet) from China's economic slowdown  CNN

China's economic slowdown is starting to weigh on some of the world's biggest businesses.


Chinese Sci-Fi Writer Sparks Debate on Slack in State Economy  Bloomberg

China's most prestigious science fiction novelist revealed that a lot of his work was written during work hours at a state-owned power plant, sparking debate ...


Chinese Exiting U.S. Real Estate as Beijing Directs Money Back to Shore Up Economy  The Wall Street Journal

Chinese net purchases of U.S. commercial real estate last year dwindled to their lowest level since 2012, as Beijing kept up the pressure on Chinese investors to ...


Does the sharing economy truly know how to share?  World Economic Forum

As we embark on the Fourth Industrial Revolution, experts from multiple areas of work agree the period is strongly based on use of the internet and its digital ...


The truth about Trump’s ‘economic miracle’  The Boston Globe

When he wasn't going on about the “tremendous onslaught” of refugees at our “very dangerous southern border,” President Trump in his State of the Union went ...


Trump has lost ground on his strongest issue -- the economy  CNN

President Donald Trump's job approval rating has been consistently low. Yet, he always had an ace in his back pocket: the economy. It's not that the economy ...


Finance minister: Healthy 2018 EPF dividend proves country’s economy on positive growth path  Malay Mail

BUTTERWORTH, Feb 17 ― The announcement of a favourable set of dividends for conventional and shariah savings for 2018 by the Employees Provident ...


Europe will hurt its own economy and lose millions of votes if it refuses to strike Brexit deal with Britain,  The Sun

The Trade Secretary warned that stubborn leaders who are refusing to engage with the UK will pay the price in upcoming elections.


Public's 2019 Priorities: Economy, Health Care, Education and Security All Near Top of List  Pew Research Center for the People and the Press

At the outset of Donald Trump's third year in office, the public's to-do list for the president and the 116th Congress spans domains with the economy, health care ...


China's Slowdown and the World Economy  Council on Foreign Relations

China, it now seems, has entered into a real slump. There were plenty of leading indicators. I should have given more weight, for example, to the slowdown in ...


Europe’s Political Funk Sets Back Its Economy  The Wall Street Journal

Gloomy economic forecasts set the tone at the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland, as Europe's recovery appears to be running out of steam and its ...


Economy is hitting more turbulence, but the shutdown leaves investors partly in the dark  MarketWatch

The longer the month-old partial government shutdown drags on, the harder it gets to figure out what the heck is going on in the economy.


How to succeed in the purpose economy  Inside Retail

Aligning your brand with a social or environmental cause that you and your customers truly care about is very good for business.


Nigeria's Buhari failed on economy but should win election  Quartz

Most of the things Nigerians complained about in 2015, unemployment, poverty and economic disempowerment are still unresolved.


Just How Much Is China’s Economy Slowing?  Foreign Policy

What's really going on with China's economy? It's a $13 trillion question with massive implications for the continued rule of the Chinese Communist Party and ...


Government shutdown's damage to U.S. economy to soon exceed $5.7 billion cost of Trump's border wall  CBS News

Partial closure of government hurts economy to tune of $1.2 billion a week -- and weekly tab swells the longer it lasts.


Government Shutdown Is Over, So Where Is the Economic Data?  The New York Times

The government is back. Government data, however, will have to wait awhile. The partial government shutdown left forecasters, investors and policymakers ...


The World Economy Just Can’t Escape Its Low-Growth, Low-Inflation Rut  The New York Times

Fears of an imminent recession, which caused major turbulence in financial markets at the end of 2018 and beginning of 2019, have eased a bit. That's the good ...


German Manufacturing Slump Casts Cloud Over Europe's Economy  Bloomberg

Germany's industrial slump worsened at the start of 2019, dragging the euro-area economy into its worst performance in more than five years.


Our God controls our economy  Manila Bulletin

GENTLE BREEZE. By NELLY FAVIS VILLAFUERTE. Nelly Favis Villafuerte. We often hear many people say, “I don't understand God's economic system.


Trump Economy Lags Clinton's, Obama's, Reagan's and Even Carter's  Bloomberg

The president brags about U.S. prosperity. But conditions improved more under his predecessors. (Even Carter.)


The False Choice Between Economic Growth and Combatting Climate Change  The New Yorker

Carolyn Kormann writes on relationship between economic growth and carbon emissions, which William Nordhaus, who won the Nobel Prize in Economic ...


China's Private Equity King Says The Country's Economic Slowdown Has Just Begun  Fortune

If you want to understand where China is heading, the best guide may be private equity veteran Weijian Shan. His take on his country's current economic ...


Lower inflation shows Pakatan can revive economy, says DPM  Free Malaysia Today

Dr Wan Azizah Wan Ismail says measures implemented by the government in the past nine months have begun to show results.


U.K. Economy Wilts as Brexit Jitters Hit Business Investment  Bloomberg

Brexit uncertainty dragged U.K. investment to its worst slump since the financial crash a decade ago, leaving the economy with barely any momentum.


U.S. Job Gains Show Employers Shrugged Off Government Shutdown  The New York Times

The economy added 304000 jobs in January, the 100th consecutive month of payroll gains. Unemployment ticked up to 4 percent, possibly a shutdown-related ...


Outdoors: Stats reveal Michiana anglers' economic impact  South Bend Tribune

Is fishing big business in Michiana? It depends what you consider big business, but it definitely contributes to the economy throughout this region, according to ...


Why Amazon’s New York U-Turn Is Good for America’s Tech Economy  The Wall Street Journal

Amazon.com's abandoned plans for a New York City headquarters may have prompted mixed reactions in the Big Apple, but for the rest of the country, it's good ...


The world's CEOs are getting increasingly nervous about the state of the global economy, a major new survey shows  Business Insider

Global CEOs have become increasingly pessimistic about global economic growth in the past year and expect their businesses to suffer in the short to medium ...