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President Trump's corporate tax cut and his business deregulation efforts are not a "sugar high," says ex-Fed Gov. Kevin Warsh.
Friday's nonfarm payrolls report for September comes at an important time for markets: As inflation fears again pop up, the government's measures of not only job creation but also wage growth could provide important signposts for what's ahead.
"Five or 10 years from now we might see two poles: a Chinese-centric world and an American-centric world," says Kevin Warsh.
J.P. Morgan is getting less optimistic about the trade conflict between the U.S. and China. The firm lowered its rating for Chinese equities, predicting the escalating trade war between the countries will affect China's economy next year.
New orders for U.S.-made goods recorded their biggest increase in nearly a year in August, boosted by a surge in demand for aircraft, but signs of weakness in business spending on equipment suggested that the manufacturing sector could be slowing.
The jobless claims data pointed to sustained labor market strength, which should continue to underpin economic growth.
One warning sign of trouble could be flashing in the housing market, according to forecaster Lakshman Achuthan.
The U.S. services sector expanded last month at its fastest pace on record, according to data released Wednesday by the Institute for Supply Management.
Job growth surged in September to its highest level in seven months as the economy put up another show of strength, according to a report Wednesday from ADP and Moody's Analytics.
Robust economic growth has allowed the Federal Reserve to return to its role as a "supporting actor" for economic growth, the head of the central bank's Chicago district says.
Charles Evans sees America's economic outlook remaining positive for the foreseeable future — but only if interest rates are hiked to above neutral, or just above 3 percent.
Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell sees the U.S. economy defying even the most optimistic expectations, with the unusual combination of low unemployment and inflation fueling hopes for an extended expansion.
OECD Secretary General Angel Gurria said he hoped the deal between the United States, Mexico and Canada would encourage separate trade negotiations with China.
The U.S. economic expansion is probably only in its middle stages, with the chances of a recession in the next three years standing a "below average" change, according to Goldman Sachs.
Some economists have expressed alarm over the Trump administration's efforts to roll back Obama-era regulations put in place in the wake of the 2008 crash, namely the Dodd-Frank Act.
The new trilateral trade pact will be called the USMCA — the United States-Mexico-Canada Agreement. Trump calls the deal "wonderful."
U.S. President Donald Trump praised Canada's entry into a reworked trade deal with the U.S. and Mexico after the two countries forged a last-gasp agreement on Sunday to salvage the NAFTA.
A last-gasp deal to salvage the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) does nothing to improve the prospect of a meaningful breakthrough in the U.S.-China trade war, one market expert told CNBC on Monday.
Manufacturing activity expanded at a slower-than-expected pace in September, according to data from the Institute for Supply Management.
The Federal Reserve just keeps on hiking. It could be setting the U.S. economy up for its next recession, says Peter Boockvar.