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Republicans say the economy will help them in November. Democrats say it won’t. New data says the full story is more complicated.
In a region where farm troubles can ripple through the economy, even backers of President Trump are wary of the damage a tariff battle could cause.
States like Ohio are placing their surpluses in rainy-day funds, but cities that have suffered because of cuts since the recession say it is time to loosen up.
Twenty months after the president-elect reached a deal to keep blue-collar jobs from leaving the country, absenteeism plagues the Indiana plant.
Both presidents have had trouble turning better times into higher approval ratings. But this time the challenge is in the hands of a salesman.
Frustrated by Turkish delays in releasing an American pastor, President Trump announced economic sanctions as Turkey’s currency plummets.
The $5 trillion money manager says the probabilities are rising for more difficult times ahead. But many investors have not made any preparations.
Neil Irwin, who covers economics for The Upshot, often turns to “Fred,” a site full of economic data that is maintained by the Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis.
After setbacks in other states and in the Supreme Court, workers’ groups overturned right-to-work legislation before it took effect.
James Freeman and Vern McKinley’s “Borrowed Time” takes a close look at the government bailout of Citigroup.
Unemployment among those without a high school diploma has declined by two-thirds since the economy’s low point, the latest jobs report shows.
Officially, the move was to tamp down inflation. But policymakers also want to increase the tools at their disposal should the economy suffer after Brexit.
Business managers worry whether a cease-fire between Brussels and the White House will hold. The uncertainty is bad for growth.
The expansion is nine years old. An ill-timed end of fiscal stimulus, a corporate debt bubble and the trade war are the things that could most easily end it.
Federal Reserve officials upgraded their already high marks for their economy, issuing a statement that keeps them on track to raise rates next month and in December.
A proposed ordinance would ban employee cafeterias in new construction, encouraging tech workers to leave the office to buy their meals.
Tying recent growth to his policy moves, the president offered broad pronouncements and a litany of statistics. Some were well founded, others less so.
Two New York Times reporters answer 11 questions that readers submitted seeking more insight into our coverage of the gross domestic product.