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The surprising upset by Trump was fueled in part by support from white working-class voters in those vital Rust Belt states and elsewhere.
But Donald Trump can reduce the national debt while still pursuing his policy agenda, Republican Judd Gregg and Democrat Ed Rendell tell CNBC.
A potent greenback is bad news for companies that sell goods and services abroad.
Trump is pledging to "cancel job-killing restrictions on the production of American energy — including shale energy and clean coal."
Trump's plan to disrupt trade can go even further if the US drops out of the WTO, says Alan Tonelson.
September's sales pace was revised up to 5.49 million units from the previously reported 5.47 million units.
The Fed's second-in-command said spending and other efforts to boost productivity could help reduce the Fed's burden of supporting the economy.
President-elect Trump's policies could harm U.S. markets once enacted, investment guru Jack Bogle says.
"The transition team of the president-elect has said that it wants to protect the independence of the Fed," James Bullard said.
Puerto Rico needs to embrace entrepreneurship to kick-start job creation. What one small-biz owner says will pave the way for change.
That's a slower growth rate than September's 0.2 percent increase.
George encouraged her fellow central bankers to avoid a situation where the Fed waited too long to hike and thus stoked fears in the market.
The Fed policymaker argued on Friday that the real question now is the Fed's rate path in 2017.
The head of the central bank also cites the dangers of waiting too long, which could result in the Fed having to move too quickly later.
Chances of a financial crisis repeat are still much too high, Neel Kashkari tells CNBC.
Fed Chair Janet Yellen says she wants to stick around, which means she'll do what Trump wants, says Jake Novak.
Forget all that talk about her leaving the Fed if Trump becomes president: The chair says she's not going anywhere.
Under Trump, the new Republican administration brings both promise for growth and uncertainty for investors, analyst Jack Caffrey says.
Groundbreaking jumped 25.5 percent to a seasonally adjusted annual pace of 1.32 million units, the Commerce Department said on Thursday.
Initial claims for state unemployment benefits dropped 19,000 to a seasonally adjusted 235,000, the lowest level since November 1973.
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