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Here’s why the economy feels so bad when it sounds so good

Unemployment is at record lows and the stock market is at record highs, yet Americans largely don’t feel confident about the future. That’s because those two numbers – easily the two most watched in the US economy – don’t capture what’s wrong with the country’s economy. The problem is costs, […]
Here’s why the economy feels so bad when it sounds so good
Markets

Trump is goading the Fed into cutting rates again — and it’s working

Trump’s tweets threatening more tariffs on Chinese goods are increasingly looking like they were intended to goad the Federal Reserve into cutting rates further. Powell cut rates on Wednesday, citing uncertainties in the economy – namely Trump’s trade war and increasing tariffs. Goldman Sachs says: “The tariff announcement tilts the […]
Trump is goading the Fed into cutting rates again — and it’s working
Markets

11 mind-blowing facts about the US economy

The United States is the world’s largest economy. Here are 11 surprising facts about the US economy, from its near-record economic growth to the mind-boggling GDP of its largest state, California. Visit MarketsInsider.com for more stories. For more than a century, the United States has been the world’s economic powerhouse. […]
11 mind-blowing facts about the US economy
Markets

11 mind-blowing facts about the US economy

The United States is the world’s largest economy. Here are 11 surprising facts about the US economy, from its near-record economic growth to the mind-boggling GDP of its largest state, California. Visit MarketsInsider.com for more stories. For more than a century, the United States has been the world’s economic powerhouse. […]
11 mind-blowing facts about the US economy