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November saw a big surprise in politics and a major jump in job creation, according to a report Wednesday from ADP and Moody's Analytics.
Personal consumption rose 0.3% in October from a month earlier, the Commerce Department said on Wednesday.
Dallas Fed President Robert Kaplan says future rate hikes will depend on Trump's policies, the dollar and the GDP.
"Mexico has better treaties with the rest of the world than the United States has. We're going to fix that," Wilbur Ross tells CNBC.
Consumers had a more optimistic outlook about the economy, according to a monthly survey released Tuesday.
The U.S. economy notched its best performance in two years, buoyed by strong consumer spending and a surge in soybean exports.
Home prices were 5.5 percent higher than September of 2015, up from the 5.1 percent annual gain in August.
Global growth will pick up faster than previously expected in the coming months, the OECD said on Monday.
The surprising upset by Trump was fueled in part by support from white working-class voters in those vital Rust Belt states and elsewhere.
But Donald Trump can reduce the national debt while still pursuing his policy agenda, Republican Judd Gregg and Democrat Ed Rendell tell CNBC.
A potent greenback is bad news for companies that sell goods and services abroad.
Trump is pledging to "cancel job-killing restrictions on the production of American energy — including shale energy and clean coal."
Trump's plan to disrupt trade can go even further if the US drops out of the WTO, says Alan Tonelson.
September's sales pace was revised up to 5.49 million units from the previously reported 5.47 million units.
The Fed's second-in-command said spending and other efforts to boost productivity could help reduce the Fed's burden of supporting the economy.
President-elect Trump's policies could harm U.S. markets once enacted, investment guru Jack Bogle says.
"The transition team of the president-elect has said that it wants to protect the independence of the Fed," James Bullard said.
Puerto Rico needs to embrace entrepreneurship to kick-start job creation. What one small-biz owner says will pave the way for change.
That's a slower growth rate than September's 0.2 percent increase.
George encouraged her fellow central bankers to avoid a situation where the Fed waited too long to hike and thus stoked fears in the market.
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