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FILE - In this June 17, 2020 file photo, a sign advertises a sale at an H&M store along Lincoln Road Mall in Miami Beach, Fla.
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July 31, 2020 - 10:13 am
US consumer spending up 5.6%, but virus could stall gains
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Jeff Katz
July 13, 2020 - 4:59 pm
Thomas Sowell says "systemic racism" is a term that has "no meaning." Click here to listen to his interview with Mark Levin.
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Jeff Katz
January 22, 2020 - 3:18 pm
Ivanka Trump completely blows off Jim Acosta when he asks about impeachment. Watch the video below!
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October 01, 2019 - 3:39 pm
By BANI SAPRA AP Business Writer WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. factory activity hit a decade low last month in the face of President Donald Trump's trade conflicts, adding to a weakening picture of the global economy. The Institute for Supply Management, an association of purchasing managers, said Tuesday...
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September 12, 2019 - 4:27 pm
By MARTIN CRUTSINGER AP Economics Writer WASHINGTON (AP) — The U.S. government's budget deficit increased by $169 billion to $1.07 trillion in the first 11 months of this budget year as spending grew faster than tax collections. The Treasury Department reported Thursday that the deficit with just...
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September 08, 2019 - 1:08 pm
By JOE McDONALD AP Business Writer BEIJING (AP) — China's trade with the United States is falling as the two sides prepare for negotiations with no signs of progress toward ending a tariff war that threatens global economic growth. Imports of American goods tumbled 22% in August from a year earlier...
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September 06, 2019 - 1:19 pm
By CHRISTOPHER RUGABER AP Economics Writer WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. employers added a modest 130,000 jobs in August, a sign that hiring has slowed but remains durable in the face of global economic weakness and President Donald Trump's trade war with China. The unemployment rate remained 3.7% for a...
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Jeff Katz
September 04, 2019 - 11:05 am
STOCKTON, Calif. (AP) — Democratic presidential candidate Andrew Yang wants to give cash to every American each month. Susie Garza has never heard of Yang. But since February, she's been getting $500 a month from a nonprofit in Stockton, California, as part of an experiment that offers something...
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September 03, 2019 - 1:10 pm
By BANI SAPRA AP Business Writer WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. factory activity shrank in August for the first time since August 2016, a sign that the trade war with China is weighing down a crucial sector of the economy. The Institute for Supply Management, an association of purchasing managers, said...
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Jeff Katz
July 23, 2019 - 12:36 pm
Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-VT) came under fire last week after it was reported that his own campaign staffers were complaining they were receiving "poverty wages." Over the weekend, Sanders announced that his campaign will be paying staffers $15 an hour, but they will also be cutting hours to...
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