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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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FILE - In this Sept. 5, 2017, file photo, a flag is waved outside the White House, in Washington.
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June 22, 2020 - 5:19 pm
Trump administration extends visa ban to non-immigrants
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FILE - In this Tuesday, March 3, 2020 file photo, Federal Reserve Chair Jerome Powell pauses during a news conference to discuss an announcement from the Federal Open Market Committee, in Washington.
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June 10, 2020 - 2:08 pm
Fed to keep buying bonds and sees no rate hike through 2022
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President Donald Trump speaks during a news conference in the Rose Garden of the White House, Friday, June 5, 2020, in Washington.
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June 05, 2020 - 12:05 pm
Trump hails jobs report, but unemployment rate still high
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President Donald Trump speaks during a meeting with Republican lawmakers, in the State Dining Room of the White House, Friday, May 8, 2020, in Washington.
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AP News
May 08, 2020 - 6:21 pm
Trump says 'no rush' on more aid as jobless crisis grows
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Jeff Katz
January 08, 2020 - 2:05 pm
Ivanka Trump spoke about the current state and future of American jobs at CES in Las Vegas. During a keynote session on Tuesday, Ivanka impressed hundreds of attendees from all around the technology industry by describing how her father's administration has worked tirelessly to put programs in...
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July 08, 2019 - 1:41 pm
By ALEX VEIGA AP Business Writer Stocks fell in afternoon trading Monday amid growing speculation on Wall Street that unexpectedly strong U.S. employment data may keep the Federal Reserve from aggressively cutting interest rates. The market rallied through much of June after the central bank...
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June 07, 2019 - 10:49 am
By CHRISTOPHER RUGABER AP Economics Writer WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. hiring slowed in May as employers added just 75,000 jobs, a sign that businesses have become more cautious in the face of slowing global growth and widening trade conflicts. The tepid job growth, along with rising pressures on the...
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January 10, 2019 - 11:22 am
RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Microsoft plans to expand its data center operation in Southside Virginia. Gov. Ralph Northam announced Wednesday that the tech giant was going to make a "significant" investment at its operations in Mecklenburg County. He said the expansion will create 100 new jobs. Northam...
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September 07, 2018 - 12:16 pm
By CHRISTOPHER RUGABER, AP Economics Writer WASHINGTON (AP) — The pace of hiring in the United States quickened in August, and wages grew at their fastest pace in nine years — evidence that employers remain confident despite the Trump administration's ongoing conflicts with its trading partners...
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