User: newstrust Topic: US Economy
Category: Recession
Last updated: Dec 06 2019 21:29 IST RSS 2.0
 
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November Job Growth Beats Expectations 6.12.2019 Outside the Beltway
November saw much higher jobs growth than economic analysts were expecting, but it could just be a statistical blip.
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How hard are tariffs hitting the economy? It depends on who you ask 6.12.2019 Minnesota Public Radio: Politics
The U.S. economy is still growing, but trade tensions have taken a toll — especially on factories and farms. The trade war's impact on the overall economy is being debated.
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Despite job boom, more men are giving up on work 5.12.2019 Minnesota Public Radio: Business
The long economic recovery has brought unemployment to historic lows. But the number of men in the labor force during their prime working age has dropped significantly over the past 50 years.
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California's economy will grow faster than the nation's, UCLA forecast predicts 5.12.2019 LA Times: Business

California's growth is slowing, but the Golden State is still likely to prosper more than the U.S. overall next year, UCLA's forecast predicts

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Trump Fine With Letting His Foolish Trade War Continue Past 2020 Election 3.12.2019 Outside the Beltway
President Trump said this morning that he's fine with letting his trade war with the rest of the world continue all the way to the 2020 election.
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Economic Warning Signs Starting To Become Apparent 3.12.2019 Outside the Beltway
A key economic statistic that rarely gets widespread public attention is showing that the manufacturing sector has been in recession for four months now.
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American manufacturing sinks further into recession one year before Trump’s reelection 3.12.2019 Raw Story
President Donald Trump is hoping to win his 2020 reelection campaign on the strength of the economy, but a key sector has slipped further into recession just one year away from the vote. Business Insider reports that Institute of Supply Management’s manufacturing index, which is seen as the gold standard for the measurement of the […]
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Oil and Gas Industry Tries to Rehabilitate Fracking Amid Calls for National Ban 1.12.2019 Truthout.com
a fracking tower looms in the distance as dark clouds roll over the horizon
Industry leaders are trying to tie fracking to patriotism through arguments about “energy security.”
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Farm Bailouts 1.12.2019 Outside the Beltway
The costs of irresponsible policy.
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Opinion: California is hardly 'over.' But it does need to make two big changes 1.12.2019 LA Times: Commentary

Yes, the housing crisis and wildfires are scary, but California has the money and the ingenuity to solve these problems.

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Trump needs a big economic win to survive in 2020 because ‘too many people’ dislike him: presidential adviser 29.11.2019 Raw Story
According to a report from Politico, Donald Trump’s re-election prospects in 2020 could likely hinge on needing two big wins on the economic front that will keep voters who dislike him on a personal level but are willing to vote for him based solely on jobs and pocketbook issues. As the report notes, Trump’s unlikeability […]
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Jim Cramer Criticizes MSM for Hyping Strong Xi Jingping Hand on Trade 28.11.2019 NewsBusters
For months the mainstream media has been portraying China's President Xi Jingping as having a much stronger hand than a supposedly weaker President Trump in the current trade war. However, CNBC's Jim Cramer wasn't buying that at all on Monday's Squawk Box. In fact he was very critical of the American press for the way they have been reporting this situation even going so far as to say that despite what the press has been saying, Xi is actually in a much weaker position than ...
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Economic woes in the Rust Belt could doom Trump in 2020 — here’s how 27.11.2019 Raw Story
If President Donald Trump doesn’t serve a second term, it probably won’t be because of impeachment — as the GOP-controlled U.S. Senate, under the direction of Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, is almost certain to acquit him on whatever articles of impeachment he ends up being indicted on. One thing that is very much up […]
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Dire UN Report Says We Must—and Can—Dramatically Lower Emissions in 10 Years 27.11.2019 Mother Jones
This piece originally appeared in the Guardian and appears here as part of our Climate Desk Partnership. Countries must make an unprecedented effort to cut their levels of greenhouse gases in the next decade to avoid climate chaos, the UN has warned, as it emerged that emissions hit a new high last year. Carbon dioxide emissions in 2018, […]
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Corporate Media Ignore Historic Inequality in Reports of “Strong Economy” 25.11.2019 Truthout.com
Almost half of U.S. families can’t afford basics like rent and food, even as corporate media talk of a "strong ...
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Banks Use Public Credit Backed by Public Funds to Feed Bottom Lines 11.11.2019 Truthout.com
People walk by the New York Stock Exchange on October 1, 2019, in New York City.
Some experts believe bankers are depriving small businesses of affordable loans in order to line their own pockets.
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Editorial: What do you know, L.A. is in financial peril again 10.11.2019 LA Times: Opinion

Six months ago, Mayor Eric Garcetti and the City Council touted L.A.'s responsible budget. Now they're facing a $200-million-to-$400-million deficit.

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Trade Deficit Increases Under Trump’s Watch 9.11.2019 Outside the Beltway
After more than a year of Trump's trade war, the trade deficit, which he promised to reduce, has increased.
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The four Midwestern states that sealed Trump’s 2016 win projected to face economic downturn in 2020 5.11.2019 Raw Story
President Donald Trump owes his big 2016 victory to his wins in the Midwestern states of Michigan, Ohio, Pennsylvania and Wisconsin. However, Bloomberg reports that new data from the Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia show that those four key states are expected to experience economic contractions next year, even as the American economy as a […]
CBS Airs Joe Ricketts Commentary: Liberals Wrong to Blame Free Enterprise for Recessions 5.11.2019 NewsBusters
The liberal media routinely warn that America is headed for a recession, but what is to blame? Liberal sources like The New York Times offering “How the Recession of 2020 Could Happen,” CNBC’s “Is there a recession coming? Keep an eye on these key indicators,” and Vox’s “Why everybody’s worried about a recession again” and “Recessions, and the fear that another one is just around the corner, explained,” to name a few, are indeed warning of a possible ...
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