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money The upcoming presidential election has a lot of people on edge about the economy. Considering the fact that the average U.S.
Intel's Data Center business is being threatened by declining spending on enterprise IT infrastructure products and stagnant U.S.

The economic gap between men and women in the United States is growing -- not shrinking. And it's costing the economy $1.2 trillion a year, according to a new report from the World Economic Forum.
Alan Greenspan recently warned that standard policy tweaks won't fix the US economy. The mandated 9% annual increase in entitlement spending for healthcare, retirement, and other programs is too great.
BY PATRICK WATSON : Ever wish you could time-travel back to an earlier, simpler era? Many folks do. We differ only in how far back we want to go.
The dollar held at its highest level since March amid bets the Federal Reserve will raise interest rates this year as other major central banks maintain monetary easing.
Barring some totally unforeseen event, Hillary Clinton is set to be the 45th president of the US. markets are now beginning to make the adjustments and last night we saw the US 10-year bond rate edge higher in anticipation of the Federal Reserve ...
America can still hang its hat on being an incubator for newly created, highly successful start-ups, like Uber and Airbnb. However, we are seeing a decline in the number of small businesses and start-ups over the past 15 years: Enemy No 1 - unchecked ...
The researchers said people who do not get inoculated for diseases that can be prevented by vaccines cost the U.S. economy more than $7 billion a year.
If you want to get a sense of just how insecure investors are feeling, consider this: investors worldwide are holding more than $50-trillion (about R702-trillion) in cash.
With a little more than two weeks to go until the presidential election Nov. 8, some people are on edge about what's ahead. What happens after the nationally televised nastiness ends?
To understand the answer, we turn to The Rise and Fall of American Growth, economist Robert Gordon's magisterial study of whether the US economy's unparalleled expansion since 1870 can possibly continue. Gordon estimates that from now until 2040, real ...
Shares of Union Pacific dropped nearly 7 percent Thursday after reporting its sixth consecutive quarter of earnings-per-share decline.
Still, wouldn't it be nice if the U.S. economy could grow at a similar rate? Sure. But the consensus among Economists is that it's not possible to do so.
The US economy has slowed, and the reasons for the sluggish growth cause heated arguments among market participants and Economists alike.

As we near the election date, we're also beginning to see the candidates hammer down their policies on how they'd get the U.S. economy growing again. GDP growth in recent quarters has been subpar by most measures, with the Federal Reserve targeting ...
Less than a month before the presidential election, the U.S. remains on track to grow around 2% this year. There's little likelihood of any rail switch in the economy's performance that will affect the vote any more than it's already done.
We're currently witnessing a U.S. economy in which both consumption and employment in the services sectors have been amazingly robust, while expenditures and employment in good-producing segments remain softer.
the White House sees artificial intelligence as an increasingly critical technology that can fight cyberattacks, upgrade weapons of war, improve health care and even unclog traffic for the commute home.
Unfortunately, the breakdown of civility and rancorous partisanship is hurting the U.S. economy, too. "Dysfunction in America's political system is now the single most important challenge to U.S.
WASHINGTON -- Harvard economist Oliver Hart, talking to reporters after learning he'd won the Nobel economics prize with Bengt Holmstrom of the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, sized up the state of the U.S. economy as OK. "It's doing well," he said.
Since I penned my September 20th BI article entitled, The Action in Home Depot and Starbucks Suggest Now is Not the Time (for the Fed) to Raise Rates, Home Depot (HD) is up 0.9%, while Starbucks (SBUX) is up 1.5%.
With a little more than two weeks to go until the presidential election Nov. 8, some people are on edge about what's ahead. What happens after the nationally televised nastiness ends?
If you want to get a sense of just how insecure investors are feeling, consider this: investors worldwide are holding more than $50-trillion (about R702-trillion) in cash.
To understand the answer, we turn to The Rise and Fall of American Growth, economist Robert Gordon's magisterial study of whether the US economy's unparalleled expansion since 1870 can possibly continue. Gordon estimates that from now until 2040, real ...
Shares of Union Pacific dropped nearly 7 percent Thursday after reporting its sixth consecutive quarter of earnings-per-share decline.
Donald Trump's suggestion that the U.S. economy is "stagnant" because it is growing more slowly than the economies in India and China tells half a truth, Economists said.
The US Federal Reserve's beige book shows the uncertainty of the general election is weighing on some US business sectors. But it also says nearly all regions in the world's largest economy continued to expand at a modest pace.
Because while the US economy continues to see top-line GDP growth in the 2% per year range, the labor market has tightened considerably, inflation - while below the Fed's stated target - is not anemic, and the dual shocks of a crash in oil prices and ...
The 2016 presidential election is turning into a media circus with the US voter glued to their televisions and smartphones. The first presidential debate drew a crowd of over 84 million viewers, setting a new record in the sixty-year history of ...
Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump on Thursday cited India's and China's high growth rates to compare them with America's economy which, he said, is "dying", as he slammed his Democratic rival Hillary Clinton's plans to boost the economy and ...
The US economy has slowed, and the reasons for the sluggish growth cause heated arguments among market participants and Economists alike.
Donald Trump: "So I just left some high representatives of India. They're growing at 8 percent. China is growing at 7 percent.
NEW YORK, Oct 17 (Reuters) - The U.S. economy may face longer and deeper recessions in the future if interest rates remain stuck at current low levels, Fed Vice Chair Stanley Fischer said on Monday as he mapped out a world in which low growth ...
The US economy, being entrapped into a low-growth cycle, desperately needs China to lead the global growth cycle again. The global battle against deflation may start bearing some fruits.
As we near the election date, we're also beginning to see the candidates hammer down their policies on how they'd get the U.S. economy growing again. GDP growth in recent quarters has been subpar by most measures, with the Federal Reserve targeting ...
Less than a month before the presidential election, the U.S. remains on track to grow around 2% this year. There's little likelihood of any rail switch in the economy's performance that will affect the vote any more than it's already done.
The answer is simple: investment in the real US economy has been woefully low. And what can be done about it? Simple again: boost investment -- significantly.
Many market watchers interpreted the September U.S. jobs report as a bit of a disappointment, as jobs growth came in slightly weaker than expected.
Amid a contentious presidential race, U.S. President Barack Obama called out political rivals that seek to cut scientific funding on Thursday.
the White House sees artificial intelligence as an increasingly critical technology that can fight cyberattacks, upgrade weapons of war, improve health care and even unclog traffic for the commute home.
Unfortunately, the breakdown of civility and rancorous partisanship is hurting the U.S. economy, too. "Dysfunction in America's political system is now the single most important challenge to U.S.
The U.S. economy is "chugging along pretty well despite some headwinds," which "makes the case" for the Federal Reserve to nudge up interest rates pretty soon, said Jim O'Sullivan, chief U.S.
WASHINGTON -- Harvard economist Oliver Hart, talking to reporters after learning he'd won the Nobel economics prize with Bengt Holmstrom of the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, sized up the state of the U.S. economy as OK. "It's doing well," he said.
The US economy created 156,000 jobs in September, official figures show, slightly fewer than expected. However, August figure was revised higher to 167,000 from 151,000.
From the third quarter Phoenix Management "Lending Climate in America" Survey, results shows a shift on lenders outlook on the U.S. economy in both the near and long term. The 3Q 2016 survey results continue the trend towards more pessimism on longer ...
"We have no growth in this country. There is no growth. If China has a GDP [growth] of 7 percent it's like a national catastrophe.
The oldest members of the Millennial generation have reached age 35, at which point one's peak spending years normally begin. In the next few years, this group's total spending is projected to increase by about 25%, according to a report from Morgan ...


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