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The Longer It Lasts, the More a Shutdown Could Hurt the Economy

The Longer It Lasts, the More a Shutdown Could Hurt the Economy

A room for Senate appropriations remained empty on Saturday during the shutdown.
The Longer It Lasts, the More a Shutdown Could Hurt the Economy

The Longer It Lasts, the More a Shutdown Could Hurt the Economy

A room for Senate appropriations remained empty on Saturday during the shutdown.
The Longer It Lasts, the More a Shutdown Could Hurt the Economy

The Longer It Lasts, the More a Shutdown Could Hurt the Economy

A room for Senate appropriations remained empty on Saturday during the shutdown.
E-Commerce Might Help Solve the Mystery of Low Inflation

E-Commerce Might Help Solve the Mystery of Low Inflation

Packages at an Amazon warehouse in New Jersey. New research shows prices for some goods have been falling faster than what is reported in official inflation data because e-commerce has made it easier
E-Commerce Might Help Solve the Mystery of Low Inflation

E-Commerce Might Help Solve the Mystery of Low Inflation

Packages at an Amazon warehouse in New Jersey. New research shows prices for some goods have been falling faster than what is reported in official inflation data because e-commerce has made it easier
4 Takeaways From a Long-Term G.D.P. Revision

4 Takeaways From a Long-Term G.D.P. Revision

The global launch of LG’s latest premium smartphone in New York in May.
4 Takeaways From a Long-Term G.D.P. Revision

4 Takeaways From a Long-Term G.D.P. Revision

The global launch of LG’s latest premium smartphone in New York in May.
U.S. Economic Growth Stays Strong at 3.4% GDP in Q3

U.S. Economic Growth Stays Strong at 3.4% GDP in Q3

Third quarter U.S. gross domestic product (GDP) was slightly revised to 3.4 on Friday, the third estimate nearly unchanged from the 3.5 percent second estimate.
Donald Trump on 3.2 GDP: Far Higher than High Expectation

Donald Trump on 3.2 GDP: Far Higher than High Expectation

President Donald Trump praised the U.S. 3.2 GDP increase released Friday for the first quarter of 2019 as much higher than expectations.
US tariff revenues are way up, but China isn’t paying for them

US tariff revenues are way up, but China isn’t paying for them

Economists estimate that the cost to consumers is bigger than the extra money collected by the government.
Every state recession since 2007 and why they matter

Every state recession since 2007 and why they matter

Louisiana, New Mexico, Delaware and West Virginia have all experienced regional recession in the last two years.
The Way We Measure the Economy Obscures What Is Really Going On

The Way We Measure the Economy Obscures What Is Really Going On

By looking mainly at the big picture, we are missing the reality of inequality — and a chance to level the playing field.