Even before he takes the oath of office, President-elect Donald J. Trump is taking a number of bold steps that will shape the future of the economy.
The OECD endorses a Trumpian fiscal stimulus and advises other countries to follow suit.
The number of shoppers over the four-day weekend hit a record 154 million but steep discounts put a dent in the average spend.
Combined with other recent data, the latest durable goods report suggests "the economy continued to gain speed early in the fourth quarter.”
Among other priorities, there's a need to focus on rebuilding our military and infrastructure, as well as creating good employment opportunities.
Fed Chair Janet Yellen says the firmer pace of inflation has "strengthened" the case for an interest rate hike next month.
Jobless applications have now stayed below the 300,000 threshold for 89 straight weeks, the longest period since 1970.
Can the national debt become unmanageable? The answer is, of course, a resounding “yes.”
A noted economist explains in detail why the president-elect's tax and spending proposals would have horrific consequences.
"This is just the kind of data the Fed doves need to see to convince them to hike rates in December,” an economist says of the October jump.