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There's one industry that's particularly affected.
Under the changes, Washington would keep some of NAFTA's most controversial provisions.
Partnering with major companies and universities, Coursera and Udacity are leading the charge to address America's growing skills gap.
First-time claims for benefits were expected to total 248,000 in the most recent week, down from the 261,000 claims reported for the previous week.
Foreign tourism is a $250 billion-a-year business in the U.S, USA Today reports.
Rosengren said four moves should be the Fed's "default" position unless the data dictate that a shift is necessary.
Regulatory relief is nowhere near enough to return coal to its dominant position in power markets and restore jobs, NYT reports.
Gone are the days when stern Republicans imposed fiscal discipline.
At a sprawling construction site near downtown Denver, homes are taking about two months longer than normal to build because the workforce is slim.
A monthly index of signed sales contracts to buy existing homes rose 5.5 percent in February and was up 2.6 percent from a year earlier.
Homebuyers are trickling back into the mortgage market, but not enough to offset the steep and steady drop in refinance business.
Republicans should pursue a "more traditional" approach to corporate tax reform, Sen. Rob Portman tells CNBC.
One of the Federal Reserve's most consistent supporters of low interest rates said he supports further rate hikes this year.
Federal Reserve Vice Chairman Stanley Fischer made his comments in an exclusive interview on CNBC's "Power Lunch" on Tuesday.
"The scope, the timing and the contents of fiscal policy remain pretty uncertain, and we are just going to have to wait and see," Powell said.
Economists expected the index to hit 114 in March, according to Reuters.
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