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President Donald Trump and Federal Reserve Chair Jerome Powell

Trump got exactly what he wanted from the Fed, but for reasons he is going to hate

President Donald Trump has long wanted the Federal Reserve to pause interest-rate hikes, but he probably doesn't like the reason the Fed is giving.
A worker collects cuttings from a marijuana plant at the Canopy Growth Corporation facility in Smiths Falls

Marijuana is the fastest-growing industry in the US job market, according to a new report

Marijuana is the fastest-growing industry in the US job market, according to a new report

A trade deal won’t save the world’s largest economies from slowing down this year

Even if the US and China reach an agreement to end a trade war, the largest economies are still set to slow in coming months.

A fifth of Americans say they have zero savings

About 21% of Americans have no money tucked away for unexpected costs, according to a new survey.

We’re getting more and more signs that 2019’s first GDP report could be an ugly one

As key measures of the economy come in softer than expected, forecasts for US growth in the first quarter are falling across the board.

Retail sales rose in January — but declines at the end of 2018 were even sharper than originally thought

Retail sales rebounded more than expected in January but declines at the end of 2018 were even sharper than originally thought.
President Donald Trump.

Even after getting his tax cuts, Trump still couldn’t deliver on his biggest economic promise

President Donald Trump fell short of his long-promised goal of 3% GDP growth in 2018, and economists expect he'll be disappointed in 2019 too.

Here comes GDP…

Data out Thursday is expected to show the economy grew at a slightly slower but still solid pace at the end of 2018.
President Donald Trump will fall just short of his promised 3% annual GDP growth, according to the Federal Reserve.

Trump’s biggest economic goal once looked like a slam dunk — but now it’s looking like it will fall just short

Fed Chairman Jerome Powell said GDP is projected to be "a little less than 3%" in 2018, leaving the US just shy of President Trump's promised growth.

‘Unbelievable’: Retail sales collapsed by the most since 2009 in December

The unexpected drop in retail sales has fueled concerns about an economy that's primarily driven by consumer spending.