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Goldman Sachs: As long as consumers keep shopping, there's hope for the economy  CNBC

Although falling stocks and rising interest rates will continue to weigh on sentiment, those negatives are likely to be offset by higher wages and retreating oil ...


Saudi Arabia Reviews Expat Fees as Economy Feels Sting  Bloomberg

Saudi Arabia is reviewing its policy of imposing fees on expatriate workers after rising costs inflicted economic pain and contributed to an exodus of foreigners, ...


The hidden risk in the startup economy  VentureBeat

The startup economy of today is eerily similar to the banking sector of 2007 right before the financial crisis. In testimony to Congress about the causes of that ...


Bridge to nowhere? Some doubts on U.S. economy justified, doom and gloom is not  MarketWatch

Just a few months ago, investors drove the U.S. stock market to an all-time high. Now they're scurrying for the off-ramp and showing *fresh* doubts about economy ...


Another sign of a wobbly economy in weaker November jobs report  CNN

Washington (CNN Business) Americans got another positive jobs report on Friday -- but it was full of warning signs that the economy is beginning to stutter.


France's finance minister warns of catastrophic effects of 'yellow jacket' protests on the economy  NBC News

France's Finance Minister Bruno Le Maire warned that the "yellow jacket" demonstrations will have catastrophic effects on the country's economy.


Deflation threat returns to haunt Chinese economy as risks from US trade war linger  South China Morning Post

Both consumer price index and producer price index fell on a monthly basis due to weak demand and a steep drop in oil pricesBad news follows slower than ...


Economy continues steady climb | Business  The Grand Junction Daily Sentinel

The Grand Junction metropolitan area saw 4.2 percent growth in its gross domestic product 2017, the most growth seen in the Grand Valley since prior to the ...


Yellow vest protest to have severe impact on economy: Le Maire  Reuters

PARIS (Reuters) - The “yellow vest” protest movement will have a severe impact on the French economy, Finance Minister Bruno Le Maire said on Sunday.


U.S. Unemployment Holds At 3.7 Percent As Economy Adds 155000 Jobs  NPR

The jobless rate remained the lowest in nearly 50 years last month as employers added fewer jobs than expected. Meanwhile, wages grew 3.1 percent over the ...


The stock market is overreacting because fears about the economy are overblown  MarketWatch

A volatile stock market, spurred by mixed signals on trade, has stoked fears that the U.S. economy will take a sharp downturn in 2019. The recent tumult has ...


US economy set to slow, says IMF chief economist  Financial Times

The US is likely to feel the effects of sharply slowing growth elsewhere in the world, the International Monetary Fund's chief economist has said amid signs of a ...


We’re now seeing the Trump economy  The Washington Post

Huge debt, trade wars, rising interest rates and a slowdown in China's economy are pushing us toward a setback, if not a full-blown recession.


WV Legislators' Forum highlights innovation economy | News  WV News

MORGANTOWN — Among the many topics discussed at the third annual West Virginia Legislators' Forum was how the state's two largest universities are ...


Trump's push for tariffs squeezes a weakening global economy  Midland Reporter-Telegram

NEW YORK (AP) — The global economy was already showing signs of a slowdown when President Donald Trump reminded the world of his love of tariffs and ...


The Big Danger to the Trump Economy Is Trump  The Weekly Standard

The fundamentals are still strong. But the stock market collapse is on the president's thumbs.


Bruised Euro-Zone Economy Stumbles On After Its 2018 Beating  Bloomberg

The euro-zone economy is down but not out after a year battered by freezing weather, trade wars, budget disputes and car trouble.


Red Dead Redemption 2's online economy sparks revolt  USA TODAY

Players of critically lauded 'Red Dead Redemption 2's online offshoot are upset about the game's economy. It's not the first to raise gamers' ire.


"Broken" Washington a threat to U.S. economy, former Treasury secretary warns  CBS News

Geithner and fellow financial crisis vets Paulson and Bernanke agree U.S. ill-prepared to combat inevitable next crisis.


America’s economy is both booming — and fading  The Washington Post

The economy is booming, but for most Americans, its long-term trajectory remains downward.


Study Reveals The Billions Of Dollars U.S. Consumers And The Economy Lose To Occupational Licensing  Forbes

One in five Americans needs an occupational license to legally work. The costs to the government of regulating occupations may be low, but the cost to ...


Millennials Didn’t Kill the Economy. The Economy Killed Millennials.  The Atlantic

When a staid American institution is declared dead, the news media like to haul the same usual suspect before the court of public opinion: the Millennial ...


We had questions about the economy, guns and more. Chris Murphy had answers.  The Washington Post

The Connecticut senator is further proof there are thoughtful people in government willing to think about complicated problems.


Iran courts jail 30 men for economic crimes after public outcry  Reuters

Fast-track courts set up in Iran to fight economic crime have jailed 30 men for up to 20 years each, the judiciary said on Sunday, as the country faces renewed ...


China cannot outrun the dismal history of planned economies | TheHill  The Hill

China's rise has been driven by a focused economic modernization program that made effective use of the post-war global liberal economic order. With access ...


Germany’s Economy Will Be Europe’s Problem  Bloomberg

The imminent end of German Chancellor Angela Merkel's final term presents a great challenge for both her country and the entire European project.


The 'yield curve' can show rising risks of an economic 'shock,' St. Louis Fed says  CNBC

Yes, this is another story about the dreaded yield curve. Late last week, the St. Louis Fed weighed in on the topic, examining why economic recessions tend to ...


For the American Economy, Storm Clouds on the Horizon  The New York Times

WASHINGTON — Emerging signs of weakness in major economic sectors, including auto manufacturing, agriculture and home building, are prompting some ...


Rockstar adjusts ‘Red Dead Online’ in-game economy in response to complaints  Digital Trends

Red Dead Online has been catching flack for its unbalanced in-game economy. Now developer Rockstar has announced adjustments that it hopes will make ...


Economic Notes: Low unemployment rate creates new challenges, opportunities  Fairfield Daily Republic

By Brian Miller, Paul Nguyen and Heather Henry. Finding and retaining quality talent is an ongoing concern for businesses in today's economy. Without quality ...


Italy Tries to End Budget Fight With EU as Economy Teeters on Recession  Wall Street Journal

Italy's populist government is looking for a route out of a fight with the European Union over its budget, as the financial fallout from the clash pushes the economy ...


Whiplash on Wall Street as Tension About Global Economy Mounts  The New York Times

A steep slide followed by a strong recovery whipsawed investors on Thursday, as concerns about the global economy, trade tensions and interest rates kept ...


Cheap oil is no longer a huge positive for the US economy  CNN

President Donald Trump is calling for oil prices to go lower, but crude's deepening bear market comes with significant negative consequences.


How Pollution Can Hurt the Health of the Economy  The New York Times

Many studies show a relationship between pollution and negative educational and earnings outcomes.


Fed chair says economy is in 'good health' despite risks  CNN

Washington (CNN Business) America's economy is still growing robustly, but a string of possible outside shocks including President Donald Trump's protracted ...


Slower growth and higher prices expected; health care reform remains top priority  St. Cloud Times

After strong regional economic performance throughout 2018, area business leaders are preparing for slower growth and rising prices by the spring of next year.


Think Minnesota’s economy is great? Conservative group says not so fast.  St. Paul Pioneer Press

Minnesota's economy is meh — average — and underlying factors suggest “signs for concern,” according to a report issued Tuesday by a local conservative ...


For the U.S. Economy, Storm Clouds on the Horizon  WRAL.com

WASHINGTON -- Emerging signs of weakness in major economic sectors, including auto manufacturing, agriculture and home building, are prompting some ...


Can anything hold back China’s economy?  The Washington Post

The United States can bluster but it cannot, in an open world, suppress the Chinese economy.


Quantitative easing draws to a close, despite a faltering economy  The Economist

CENTRAL BANKING can be agonising. The effect of monetary policy on the economy is not immediate, so decisions must be based on expectations for two ...


The Scariest Economic Chart In The World Right Now May Come From China  Forbes

Move over, U.S. economy: The real action in global forecasting these days lies in figuring out what is happening in the world's second largest economic ...


US economy adds 155000 jobs in Nov., below expectations; unemployment 3.7%  Columbia Daily Herald

WASHINGTON — The U.S. economy added 155000 jobs in November, missing expectations for more robust growth, and the unemployment rate stayed at a ...


U.S. Economy - Slowly Rolling Over  Seeking Alpha

US economic growth is rock solid but signs of a slow-down are increasing. Both the Euro Area and China are already in a strong slowing cycle. I expect a ...


The US economy is strong. Three signs it won't last  CNN

Washington (CNN Business) Economic expansions never go on forever. As the United States' long, slow recovery from the Great Recession stretches past the ...


The Economic Forecast for 2019: Less Growth and More Uncertainty  The Wall Street Journal

Among the big questions: What will the Fed do? And what impact will President Trump's trade policies have on business investment?


Goldman Sachs just got very bullish on garbage because it's afraid the economy is rolling over  CNBC

Garbage stocks may be the key to success in a sluggish economy and Waste Management "should be a core holding in every portfolio," according to Goldman ...


Economic chill dulls Chinese appetite for some luxury brands  CNBC

The designer boutiques of Manhattan and Paris are feeling the chill of a Chinese economic slowdown that has hammered automakers and other industries.


European Union aims to become the world's first climate neutral economy by 2050  CNBC

The EU's plan, announced Thursday, will include steps such as investing in technological solutions to help lower carbon emissions.


Trump advisers fear 2020 nightmare: A recession - POLITICO  POLITICO

Recent market volatility is one of several signs that an economic boom may be petering out, potentially dealing a severe blow to the president's reelection ...


U.S. Jobs Report Could Bring Further Sign Economy Is Losing Steam  TheStreet Tech

The U.S. probably saw healthy but declining jobs growth last month, keeping the unemployment rate at a half-century low even amid signs that the economy ...


The UK government says its Brexit deal will hurt the economy  CNN

It's official: The British government's plan for leaving the European Union will be bad for the economy.


How closing America's doors on refugees like me will hurt the economy  CNN

Our country stands to lose if we slam the door on the world's refugees. President Trump should give vulnerable and suffering people a fair chance to win asylum ...


Tsakalotos: scandal-mongering hurts the economy; no to snap polls | Kathimerini  www.ekathimerini.com

In an interview with Kathimerini, Finance Minister Euclid Tsakalotos insisted that general elections should be held next September as scheduled, and not before, ...


Global Recession Alarms Aren’t Ringing, Despite Market Mayhem  The Wall Street Journal

Investors are growing anxious about the prospect of recession in developed countries, but many economic trends don't fit with patterns that presaged previous ...


Economy created 155000 jobs in November  POLITICO

Average hourly private-sector earnings were up 3.1 percent over the previous year, unchanged from October.


Despite pause in trade war, U.S. and China’s economic relationship is forever changed  The Washington Post

The Trump-Xi deal has raised hopes of a truce, but the last two years have permanently altered the relationship between the two world powers.


Trump's tariff tweets tank markets, and maybe the economy  Washington Examiner

No sooner had President Trump helped reinvigorate a badly listing stock market than he utterly ruined it by pronouncing himself “Tariff Man” in an astonishingly ...


There Are Two Gig Economies  Bloomberg

The gig economy or freelance economy or free-agent nation or whatever you prefer to call it sounds like it's something for the young folk. That's certainly the ...


Economic study: Scalloping provides a delicious boost to Hernando County's economy  Tampa Bay Times

BROOKSVILLE — For those who dive into the summertime fun of scalloping on Florida's West Coast, there is no end to the value of the experience. Scalloping ...


Stocks Fall Back Into Negative Territory for 2018 as Economic Uncertainty Grips Investors  The New York Times

Stocks on Wall Street dropped again Friday, pushing the S&P 500 into negative territory for the year, as investors continued to fixate on how much the economy ...


2019 Economic And Stock Market Outlook - December 7, 2018  Seeking Alpha

Stock market conditions likely improve over course of the year with new cyclical bull emerging in second half. Federal Reserve shifting toward data dependency ...


The Hutchins Center Explains: The yield curve – what it is, and why it matters  Brookings Institution

Michael Ng and David Wessel explain what the yield curve is and what it tells us.


Unhinged GDP Growth Could Actually Destroy the Economy, Economists Find  The Intercept

In order to grapple with the harsh reality, governments need new ways of measuring welfare and well-being that don't rely on GDP growth.


Tech wreck, worker shortage could slow California economy, report says  San Francisco Chronicle

California's economy is likely to slow next year, along with the rest of the nation's, in part because it's running out of workers, economists at UCLA said in their ...


U.S. Economy Will Slow in 2019, May Enter Recession in 2020, Economist Forecast  Fortune

The Trump economy has been strong in 2019 but the U.S. and global economic growth forecasts call for a slowdown in 2019.


Forecast for Arizona's economy in 2019 includes more jobs, growth and 100,000 new people  AZCentral

"Momentum is carrying us into a pretty good year in 2019," said Lee McPheters, an economics professor in the W.P. Carey School of Business at ASU.


By March, the global economy could face a "no-deal" Brexit and a US-China trade war  Quartz

The global economy may be struggling with the worst of both worlds by March: a "no-deal" Brexit and a renewed trade war between the US and China.


Euro-Area Economy Puts Another Dent in ECB Hopes for Rebound  Bloomberg

The euro-area economy stumbled again this month, with a key indicator falling to the lowest in four years, denting expectations for an economic pickup after a ...


North Korea may be looking to copy Vietnam's economic path  Quartz

North Korea's foreign minister just visited Vietnam on a trip that many believe was to learn about Vietnam reformed its economy.


Trump’s economy will boost wages  MarketWatch

Workers are getting higher wages, but can the Trump economy keep delivering?


Japan's economy has a $5 trillion problem  CNN

Hong Kong (CNN Business) An epic bond-buying spree by Japan's central bank means it's now sitting on assets worth more than the country's entire economy.


Economy rebasing to grow Zim revenue  The Herald

The rebasing of the Zimbabwean economy has highlighted additional opportunities to grow revenue and also pointed to high levels of tax evasion, Finance and ...


Commentary: Four traps in China's way to becoming world's largest economy  Channel NewsAsia

China is well on its way to reclaim its position as the world's largest economy, but there are some obstacles that it must first overcome, say two ...


CEOs are losing faith in the U.S. economy  Yahoo Finance

CEO confidence in the economy for the next year is at its lowest level in 12 months, adding to a growing body of evidence and the market's negative trend is ...


Global slowdown: 3 of the top 4 economies are suffering  CNN

The global economic slowdown is happening and could spread to the United States next year.


Trade conflicts have cost Nebraska economy more than $1 billion, Farm Bureau says  Omaha World-Herald

WASHINGTON — Nebraska farmers have lost upward of a billion dollars in revenue from ongoing trade conflicts, according to a new report issued Monday by ...


Does the oil meltdown signal economic trouble ahead?  CNN

Crude oil's sudden meltdown could be nothing to worry about. Or it could be a sign that the world economy is sick.


Voters mostly dislike Trump even as they like how he's doing with the economy — which could mean trouble for his 2020 re-election campaign  CNBC

Glowing views on President Donald Trump's handling of the U.S. economy have failed to boost his overall approval rating. The trends outlined in two new major ...


Federal report says climate change will wallop U.S. economy  NBC News

Federal report says climate change could cost the United States hundreds of billions of dollars by the turn of the century and calls for immediate action.


What happens when the economy slows?  Restaurant Business Online

Stocks plunged on Tuesday. The Dow Jones Industrial Average, the S&P 500 and the Nasdaq indexes all fell more than 2% and most restaurant.


The economy of the Philippines wobbles  The Economist

FOR DECADES economists wondered why the Philippines was doing so badly compared with its less gifted, more tigerish neighbours. In recent years, they ...


The New Economy and the Trump Rump  The New York Times

Why we went from regional divide to political chasm.


Powell credits Fed policy for the US economy being 'in a good place'  CNBC

Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell expressed confidence in U.S. economic strength Wednesday and said markets will have to get used to the idea that ...


Red Dead Online players want Rockstar to change the game’s economy  Polygon

Red Dead Redemption 2's online mode is live, and players are unhappy with Red Dead Online's cash and gold bar economy. They're asking Rockstar Games ...


Birmingham seeks to boost economy, partners with national think tank  AL.com

Birmingham is partnering with a national think tank to come up with innovative ideas to boost the Magic City's economy.


Trump’s big 2020 problem: The economy could be in recession  The Washington Post

Forecasters are predicting a slowdown, and the president may look for someone to blame.


OECD: House price risks to economy but 'soft landing' ahead  The Australian Financial Review

The weakening property market is a risk to the economy so economic policymakers must stand ready to respond, but a "soft landing" in home prices is the most ...


EDITORIAL COMMENT: Inter-party talks would cost ED the economy  The Herald

The unwelcome subject of another unity government keeps being foisted on Zimbabweans by the distractive opposition MDC-Alliance of Nelson Chamisa.


Premier’s call on migrants 'could cost state $130 billion'  The Sydney Morning Herald

Flagged cuts to immigration could cost NSW $130 billion over 10 years, according to economic modelling commissioned by the Property Council of Australia.


India's economy just suffered a sharp slowdown  CNN

Gross domestic product expanded 7.1% in the quarter ended September, according to official data. That's a big step down from 8.2% growth in the second ...


India should brace itself for slowdown for some time: Arvind Subramanian  Economic Times

Former Chief Economic Adviser Arvind Subramanian on Sunday warned the Indian economy was in for a slowdown for some time as agriculture and financial ...


What would it take to decarbonise the global economy?  The Economist

FROM BEHIND the wheel of a self-driving electric Tesla model S, gliding amid the forests and fjords of Norway, the future of the planet looks pretty good.


Red Dead Online economy update coming soon, Rockstar says  Polygon

Rockstar Games said it plans to rebalance the in-game economy of Red Dead Online in the coming weeks based on player feedback. As part of a development ...


Pamplin Media Group - PSU studying how bicycles benefit economy  Pamplin Media Group

PSU studying how bicycles benefit economy, Local News, Portland local News, Breaking News alerts for Portland city.


U.S. Move to Restrict Immigrants’ Health Care Access Would Hit California’s Economy: Study  KTLA Los Angeles

Rules that could give immigrants reason to avoid enrolling in health safety net programs would deliver a blow to California's economy, costing the state ...


Readers Write: Family farms, Williams Arena, the Minnesota economy, Israel, aging, seniors, environment  Star Tribune

As an urban-dweller who arguably does not understand farm economics, I applaud your editorial urging Minnesota to help its family farmers (“More trouble for ...


How to future-proof India's economy  World Economic Forum

India's reforms have made it the most improved G20 economy in the Global Competitiveness Index 4.0. Now it needs to make sure its most valuable asset ...


Goldman Sachs believes the US economy will slow to a crawl next year  CNBC

Goldman Sachs believes the U.S. economy will slow significantly in the second half of next year as the Federal Reserve continues to raise interest rates and the ...


A $9 trillion corporate debt bomb is 'bubbling' in the US economy  CNBC

At first glance, it looks like a $9 trillion time bomb is ready to detonate, a corporate debt load that has escalated thanks to easy borrowing terms and a seemingly ...


U.S. Adds 155,000 Jobs in November as Hiring Slows Modestly  The New York Times

The Labor Department released its monthly hiring and unemployment figures for November on Friday morning, providing one of the better snapshots of the state ...