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Good News: “[U.S.] Small business optimism surges to highest level ever…”

“U.S. small business optimism surged to a record in August as the tax cuts and deregulation efforts of President Donald Trump and the Republican-led Congress led to more sales, hiring and investment, according to a survey by the National Federation … Continue reading

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“Study: Trump Tariffs Created More than 11K American Jobs in Six Months”

“President Trump’s protective tariffs on imported steel, aluminum, solar panels, and washing machines have created more than 11,000 American jobs over the course of six months, a new study reveals. Analysis conducted by a Coalition for a Prosperous America (CPA) finds … Continue reading

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Good News: “Second-quarter GDP jumps 4.1% for best pace in nearly four years”

“Gross domestic product grew at a solid 4.1 percent pace in the second quarter, its best pace since 2014, boosting hopes that the economy is ready to break out of its decade-long slumber… “We’re on track to hit the highest … Continue reading

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“Record 155,576,000 Employed in June; 10th Record for Trump”

“On Friday, the Labor Department’s Bureau of Labor Statistics said the economy added 213,000 jobs in June, a strong number; the number of employed Americans, 155,576,000, set its tenth record of the Trump presidency; but the number of unemployed Americans … Continue reading

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[U.S.] “Sales are up for companies, and so are wages, survey says”

” Sales and profits picked up for companies at the end of last year, and more say they’re paying their workers higher wages and salaries in the latest signs that the U.S. economy continues to improve… In the survey, 47 … Continue reading

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Good News: “[U.S.] Black unemployment rate falls to record low”

Black unemployment rate falls to record low The Bureau of Labor Statistics reports 6.8 percent unemployment rate for black workers in December, the lowest in the 45 years the data has been tracked. Unemployment overall was 4.1 percent. https://www.cnbc.com/2018/01/05/black-unemployment-rate-falls-to-record-low.html

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Good News: “A growing number of young Americans are leaving desk jobs to farm”

“For only the second time in the last century, the number of farmers under 35 years old is increasing, according to the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s latest Census of Agriculture. Sixty-nine percent of the surveyed young farmers had college degrees … Continue reading

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