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In The Face Of The Delta Variant, Hiring In The United States Slows In August.
Economy

WASHINGTON (AP) — After two strong months, hiring in the United States slowed to 235,000 in August as the delta variant posed a threat. This is a breaking news story; see below for an earlier vers…

The Senate Democrats' Summer Strategy: It's All About The Economy, Stupid.
Joe Biden

Democrats in Congress have a summer vacation plan: talk about President Joe Biden's economic agenda, and then talk about it again, and again, and again. A new memo sent to campaigns this week by th…

The Eviction Moratorium Will Remain In Effect, But Additional Unemployment Benefits Will Not Be Provided.
COVID-19

The Biden administration extended a moratorium on evictions for renters whose livelihoods have been harmed by the coronavirus pandemic, in response to Democratic congressional protests. The 60-day…

According To A New Analysis, Trump's GDP Growth Was The Worst Since The Great Depression.
Donald Trump

A key economic indicator on which Donald Trump frequently boasted was far from stellar during his presidency. According to updated and revised government data, annualized real GDP growth in America…

Last Quarter, The US Economy Grew At A Steady 6.5% Annual Rate.
Coronavirus

WASHINGTON (AP) — Boosted by vaccinations and government assistance, the U.S. economy expanded at a solid 6.5% annual rate in the fourth quarter, indicating that the country has made a sustained re…

Biden Continues The Tradition Of Taking Credit For A Healthy Economy, Regardless Of The Cause.
Donald Trump

WASHINGTON — Joe Biden on Monday continued the long presidential tradition of claiming credit for a good economy regardless of the cause — in Biden's case, that it had nowhere to go but up followi…

In The First Quarter, The US Economy Grew By 6.4 Percent.
Economy

WASHINGTON (AP) — The U.S. economy grew at a solid 6.4% annual rate in the first three months of this year, laying the groundwork for what economists predict will be the strongest year for the econ…

Giving People Money Does Not Appear To Be Destroying The Economy.
Politics

If, as Republicans claim, the federal government's efforts to help the economy are actually harming it, the best available data does not support that theory. Employers added 559,000 jobs in May, co…

Let Us Not Panic Over One Job Report, Says Biden's Labor Secretary
Economy

The jobs report on Friday could show that the economy added nearly a million jobs last month, or it could be another bust, indicating that the United States will not recover as quickly as hoped from…

Even As A Pandemic Ravages The Economy, CEO Pay Rises To $12.7 Million.
COVID-19

NEW YORK (AP) — As COVID-19 wreaked havoc on the world last year, CEOs' large pay packages appeared to be under threat along with everything else. Fortunately for those CEOs, many had boards of di…

More GOP-Run States Announce Cuts To Federal Unemployment Benefits
Coronavirus

Jobless specialists in a few states will lose admittance to government jobless advantages, which Republican lead representatives censure for laborer deficiencies. "Notwithstanding our economy's so…

US Employers Added Just 266,000 Jobs In April As Hiring Slows
COVID-19

WASHINGTON (AP) — America's managers added only 266,000 positions a month ago, pointedly lower than in March and a sign that a few organizations are battling to discover enough laborers as the finan…