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"I say the rest of the economy is strong enough to take it," Cramer says.
Taxing imports while exempting exports, is the linchpin of Paul Ryan's plan for corporate tax reform.
The number of Americans filing for benefits fell, pointing to further tightening in the labor market even as growth appears to have remained moderate in the first quarter.
By one estimate, the so-called border adjustment tax could have countries putting up $385 billion in blocks on U.S. exports.
President Donald Trump's big plans are in deep trouble as he heads into his first big speech to Congress.
"All signs are showing that homes this spring will be much less affordable than last year," warns one real estate economist.
Trump says, "If I can get that up to 3 percent or maybe more, we have a whole different ball game."
More robust economic growth will help fund increases in spending, President Donald Trump tells Fox News.
In a CNBC interview, Kaplan says the Fed should move "sooner rather than later."
Growth slowed in the fourth quarter as previously reported, with robust consumer spending offset by downward revisions to business and government investment.
The S&P Case-Shiller CoreLogic Home Price Index rose 5.8 percent year over year in December.
Just as Washington is gearing up to goose the economy, the Fed could be teeing up a rate increase that could put a damper on things.
One analyst has warned that the new U.S. President is pushing hardest on policies that could shrink the U.S. economy.
The Trump administration appointee said he is "primarily focused on middle-class" tax cuts.
CNBC's Robert Frank says Trump's plan will likely give tax breaks to the wealthy. Larry Kudlow sees it differently.
Donald Trump will seek job-creation advice from at least five companies that are laying off thousands of workers as they shift production abroad.
Fed officials want investors to believe that every meeting is live, with the possibility always there that the central bank will hike.
In a letter to House and Senate leadership, top manufacturing CEOs argued that the current tax system penalizes American factory workers.
Household debt in the U.S. totals a staggering $12.58 trillion, a level not seen since 2008, according to the New York Federal Reserve.
Inflation statistics and Janet Yellen's congressional testimony set the stage for a March hike, Boockvar tells CNBC.
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