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Mnuchin emphasized the Trump administration's excitement after the U.S. and China announced a series of trade measures.
Americans stepped up their spending at auto dealers, hardware stores and e-commerce outlets as retail sales rebounded from two sluggish months.
President Trump believes that the growth generated from reforms will help spur business out of its post-Great Recession funk.
Trump's "phenomenal" tax overhaul plan is falling short of expectations, Vanity Fair reports.
Inflation at the wholesale level jumped in April by the largest amount in three months, fueled by rising prices of food and energy.
First-time claims for state unemployment benefits were expected to total 245,000 in the most recent week, up from the 238,000 claims reported for the week earlier.
The takeaway for the stock markets: don't bet on any quick legislation around trade, the budget, health care or infrastructure.
McCain and Sasse said they would vote against President Donald Trump's nominee for U.S. trade representative, Robert Lighthizer.
President Trump has suggested he may release his tax returns on leaving the White House, according to an interview with The Economist.
New York Fed President William Dudley's remarks come at a time when open borders have come under increasing criticism.
Prices increased more than expected in April amid rising costs for petroleum products and a range of other goods, which could help boost domestic inflation.
The gains are slow and small, but mortgage volume is beginning to improve again, as more homebuyers sign on the dotted line.
The number of openings was at 5.7 million on the last business day of the month, the monthly JOLTs report said.
Since the crisis, the economy has never been called robust, but it may be in the longest expansion on record, with more years to go.
The Fed has now met its employment goal and is nearing its inflation goal, despite some weak recent economic data, Cleveland Fed President Loretta Mester said.
Continued strong demand for safe assets along with sluggish growth in the U.S. workforce will hold down U.S. interest rates for the foreseeable future, Bullard said.
The billionaire investor says the Republican health-care bill that recently passed the House would cut his taxes.
Warren Buffett says President Donald Trump has not contributed much to U.S. economic growth so far.
The number of nonfarm jobs created in April was expected to total 185,000, up from the 98,000 jobs reported a month earlier.
The Berkshire Hathaway CEO tells CNBC he's unfazed by the weak economic growth recorded in the first quarter.
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