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President Donald Trump's plans to deport millions of unauthorized workers would hurt a handful of states that rely most heavily on undocumented workers.
The University of Michigan's Consumer Sentiment Index to hit 96.3 in February.
The Commerce Department says new home sales rose 3.7 percent to a seasonally-adjusted 555,000 units. That is 5.5 percent higher than a year ago.
President Trump’s plans to cut corporate income tax by more than half could be of little benefit to businesses, says Capital Economics.
The yen was set to strengthen against the dollar, despite expectations for U.S. rate hikes, a foreign-exchange strategist at JPMorgan said.
President Donald Trump declared China the "grand champions" of currency manipulation on Thursday.
President Donald Trump spoke favorably about a potentially export-boosting border adjustment tax being pushed by Republicans in Congress.
Building more roads and bridges isn't the answer. Here's the smart way to spend $1 trillion, says Heather Leibowitz.
By one estimate, removing all undocumented U.S. workers would wipe out a chunk of the economy the size of of Texas.
Paying for President Trump's "phenomenal" tax plan could require an equally phenomenal rate of economic growth that experts say may not be possible.
Bonds and stocks are at loggerheads again, with one side indicating caution on growth and the other brimming with optimism.
Obamacare exchanges are in a death spiral, says Dr. Marc Harrison. Here's how we save them.
Steven Mnuchin did not repeat his promise that there will be "no absolute tax cut for the upper class."
Firm economic data may lead the Federal Reserve to increase interest rates at its March meeting, Atlanta Federal Reserve bank president Dennis Lockhart said.
"There's only so much that Congress can process at the same time," said Alex Brill of the American Enterprise Institute.
The number of Americans filing for benefits rose slightly more than expected, but the four-week average of claims pointed to a strengthening labor market.
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