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Economy adds 209k jobs in July as unemployment falls to 16 year low

The U.S. economy added 209,000 jobs in July and unemployment fell to 4.3 percent from 4.4 percent – a 16 year low — the Commerce Department report reported Friday. 139 more words

National

New orders for US-made goods up 3%, hit 8-month high

New orders for US-made goods rebounded in June, recording their biggest increase in eight months, but manufacturing is expected to continue to grow at a moderate pace as the boost from the energy sector fades. 165 more words

Senate Appropriators Discuss Census Funding Concerns with Commerce Secretary

By Howard Fienberg, director of government affairs, Insights Association

“Not only did the Government Accountability Office add the 2020 Census to its high-risk list, but a critical computer system was recently discovered to have surpassed its budget by $309 million. 486 more words

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Trump Says He's Brought 'Profound Change' to Washington

President Donald Trump on Saturday marked his 100th day in office by saying he had brought “profound change” to Washington and reaffirming that “my only allegiance” is to those he governs. 528 more words

Leadership

U.S. Economic Growth Likely Stalled in First Quarter -- Government's first-quarter GDP report is expected on Friday

The government’s initial tally of first-quarter GDP is expected to show growth slowed to a crawl, suggesting investors’ hopes following Donald Trump’s election victory haven’t yet translated into real gains. 405 more words

(What's Left of) Our Economy: So U.S. Manufacturing's Never Produced More, Huh?

Even though (thankfully) few claims have been heard lately that American domestic manufacturing is either enjoying a renaissance or on the verge of one, it’s… 686 more words

{What's Left Of) Our Economy