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Telemundo Reports, Univision Omit Record Hispanic Employment Numbers 7.10.2019 NewsBusters
The nation’s leading Spanish-language network newscasts offered differing versions of the latest jobs report: one positive, the other negative. One network covers the jobs report fairly and objectively. The other, blinded by its anti-Trump animus, tells only half the story and finds a way to spin the report ...
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Disappointing Jobs Growth For September 4.10.2019 Outside the Beltway
A somewhat disappointing jobs report for September.
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US unemployment rate falls to 50-year low of 3.5% 4.10.2019 BBC: Business
The figures come amid fears that recent weak economic data points to the US heading for recession.
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Wall Street is ignoring the omens of recession — here’s why 22.9.2019 Raw Story
The Federal Reserve seems a lot more concerned about the state of the economy than it’s been letting on. The Fed lowered its target interest rate by a quarter point on Sept. 18, the second such cut since July – and the first reductions since the Great Recession more than 10 years ago. Judging by […]
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California job growth was healthy in August, but the labor force is shrinking 21.9.2019 LA Times: Business

California's labor force is shrinking, but the state continues to add jobs. Unemployment remains low at 4.1%

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Fed’s rate cut signals a recession may be ahead – and it may not have enough ammunition to fight it 19.9.2019 Raw Story
The Federal Reserve seems a lot more concerned about the state of the economy than it’s been letting on. The Fed lowered its target interest rate by a quarter point on Sept. 18, the second such cut since July – and the first reductions since the Great Recession more than 10 years ago. Judging by […]
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Fed cuts interest rates to prop up the slowing economy 18.9.2019 Minnesota Public Radio: Law & Justice
The quarter-percentage-point cut will lower borrowing costs for households and businesses. That could give a lift to the stock market but may not help the economy much amid the trade war.
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Trump’s economy is at a ‘tipping point’ — and ‘doom loop’ could cause recession: Wall St expert 15.9.2019 Raw Story
America’s economy is in a precarious position 14-months before the 2020 re-election. Many experts believe the state of the economy could be an indicator of whether President Donald Trump is re-elected. Trump himself frequently brags about low unemployment and stock market growth during his time in office. A recession could disrupt Trump’s message on a […]
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Networks Rate Felicity Huffman News As More Epic Than New Unemployment Numbers 7.9.2019 NewsBusters
ABC could only devote 14 SECONDS to the latest unemployment news on Friday night. CBS and NBC skipped it entirely. All three networks reported the latest on actress Felicity Huffman's fate in the college-admissions scandal. ABC actually gave that 18 seconds in the promo at the top of the show (and then a two-minute ...
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August Jobs Report Falls Below Expectations At +130,000 New Jobs 6.9.2019 Outside the Beltway
The August Jobs Report came in below expectations as other economic statistics point to a slowing economy.
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Tepid U.S. jobs report adds to economic jitters 6.9.2019 Minnesota Public Radio: Business
The Labor Department says U.S. employers added 130,000 jobs in August, less than private analysts had expected. The unemployment rate was unchanged at 3.7%.
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US jobs growth weaker than expected 6.9.2019 BBC: Business
Just 130,000 jobs were created in August, adding fuel to forecasts of an economic slowdown.
No-deal recession less severe now, says central bank boss 4.9.2019 BBC: Business
Preparations made since the central bank's last estimate has softened its worst-case scenario.
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Employment for Disabled Workers at Near Historic High, But Impending Recession Could Shatter Hard-Fought Gains 31.8.2019 Newsweek Top Stories
The unemployment rate for disabled workers (currently at 8 percent) is still higher than unemployment for non-disabled workers (3.7 percent), but employment of disabled workers has seen steady growth.
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Trump’s former Fed pick admits his trade war is hurting the economy — and lower interest rates won’t fix it 30.8.2019 Raw Story
Stephen Moore, the television pundit whose nomination by President Donald Trump to serve on Federal Reserve Board went down in flames earlier this year, admitted on Friday that the president’s trade war is hurting the American economy. During an interview with Fox Business’ Neil Cavuto, Moore was asked about why the president is so insistent […]
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Promises on the economy made George HW Bush a one-term president – Trump’s lies on the economy may do the same for him 30.8.2019 Raw Story
President Donald Trump may end up a one-term president, given he seems to be walking in President George H.W. Bush’s footsteps says a former economics assistant professor in his column at Bloomberg Opinion. Trump’s tariffs, if they all go into effect, “will amount to a $200 billion annual tax increase,” writes Karl Smith. “That’s larger […]
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Support for unions is high in 2019, but membership is still on the decline 30.8.2019 The Atlantic - Matthew Ygblesias
A mixed bag of high approval, declining membership, and stubbornly low wages greets a proud but anxious workforce, as Americans prepare to step away from their jobs this Labor Day weekend. According to a Gallup poll released this week ahead of Monday’s federal holiday, 64% of Americans say they approve of unions, a dramatic increase […]
Second day of Italy crisis talks after prime minister resigns 22.8.2019 Raw Story
Italy’s president will hold a second day of talks aimed at solving the political crisis shaking the country on Thursday after the disintegration of the populist government. President Sergio Mattarella will meet the main parties, including the anti-establishment Five Star Movement (M5S) and far-right League, after the breakdown of their dysfunctional coalition. Prime Minister Giuseppe […]
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Not on Latino News: Economy Benefiting All, Including the 55+ 21.8.2019 NewsBusters
Yes, it´s true. People over 55 years of age are prospering across the nation. But so are Latinos - and as one Hispanic investment ace tells us, they are not the only ones, much to the chagrin of the liberal Spanish-speaking media that continue to make a case for an ailing economy about to crash and for Donald Trump to be ...
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Editorial: There's a right response to recession fears — and then there's Trump's 21.8.2019 LA Times: Opinion

Instead of railing at the Fed and flirting with more tax cuts, Trump should do the things he can to ward off a recession. That includes lifting tariffs and getting a major infrastructure bill done.

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