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“U.S. Factory Gauge Unexpectedly Falls to Lowest Since 2009”

“U.S. manufacturing closed out a tumultuous year with the weakest monthly performance since the end of the recession, with orders shrinking and factories continuing to dial back production… The Institute for Supply Management’s purchasing managers’ index fell to 47.2 in … Continue reading

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“China Growth at Its Slowest Since 1992 as Beijing Struggles to Juice Economy”

“Economy grew by 6.2% in the second quarter as U.S. and businesses held back from making big investments amid trade tensions China’s economic growth decelerated to its slowest pace in decades, weakened by trade tensions with the U.S. and businesses … Continue reading

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“Trump blames Fed for holding back economic growth in 2018”

“President Donald Trump says the economy would have grown much faster last year if the Federal Reserve had not been tightening credit last year. In a broadcast interview, Trump said without the Fed’s rate hikes last year and moves to … Continue reading

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“US growth to slow ‘considerably’ in 2019: NY Fed”

“The US economy should slow “considerably” in 2019 as the boost from last year’s economic stimulus fades, the president of the New York Federal Reserve Bank said Wednesday. Amid economic uncertainty, the Federal Reserve could “wait” before raising interest rates … Continue reading

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“U.S. labor market remains strong, economy slowing”

“The number of Americans filing applications for unemployment benefits fell to more than a 49-year low last week, but the drop likely overstates the health of the labor market as claims for several states including California were estimated. Still, labor … Continue reading

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Good News: [U.S.] “…83% execs say business is better, 76% see more growth”

“Over eight-in-10 executives believe that business is better than it was two years ago, and almost as many expect further growth in the third year of the Trump administration, according to a new survey of decision makers. The Zogby Poll … Continue reading

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“Study: Mass Migration Nearly The Sole Driver of European Population Growth”

“The study, conducted by the researchers at the Austrian Academy of Sciences (ÖAW) and the Vienna Wittgenstein Center, looked at European population trends from between 1990 and 2017, and found that almost all population growth in Western Europe was driven by … Continue reading

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