The Huge January Trade Deficit Shows Trump's Hard Job Ahead - New York Times

The details show the economic idea of specialization at work. The $1.3 billion rise in automotive exports was paired with a $900 million rise in automotive imports. The overall balance didn't shift much, but that suggests that the United States is ...

Tuesday, March 07, 2017

Why homemade 'slime' is the latest playground craze - New York Post

Like Beanie Babies and friendship bracelets before it, slime is the new hot commodity in schoolyards across the country. The homemade goo, which has the consistency of sticky Silly Putty, has exploded thanks in part to DIY videos on YouTube and ...

Sunday, March 05, 2017

Fed leaves interest rates unchanged, remains upbeat on economy - Reuters

WASHINGTON The Federal Reserve held interest rates steady on Wednesday in its first meeting since President Donald Trump took office, but painted a relatively upbeat picture of the U.S. economy that suggested it was on track to tighten monetary policy ...

Wednesday, February 01, 2017

Changing U.S. Immigration Rules Loaded With Economic Baggage - Bloomberg

President Donald Trump spent his first week making good on even his most controversial campaign promises when it comes to immigration, leaving business leaders questioning what comes next and what it could mean for the U.S. economy. Last week, theĀ ...

Tuesday, January 31, 2017

The US government says GDP rose by 1.9%, but be careful with those numbers - CNBC

The total output of the U.S. economy increased at an annual rate of 1.9 percent in the fourth quarter of 2016, the Commerce Department reported Friday. But beyond that headline-making number is a slew of data that shows more detailed trends and theĀ ...

Friday, January 27, 2017