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President Trump's isolationist policies could mean big things for trade with our northern neighbor.
The United States withdrawing from NAFTA could mean a major disruption to the supply chain and to millions of jobs, Carla Hills says.
The average effective tax rate among S&P firms was 24.11 percent — well below the current corporate rate of 35 percent.
The Federal Reserve's plans for 2017 may not pan out if the president appoints three of his own members, Mark Grant says.
Fed Vice Chair Stanley Fischer cited significant uncertainty about U.S. fiscal policy, but said the Fed would be strict about its targets.
"My colleagues and I will truly miss his deep expertise, impeccable judgment, wise insight, and strategic counsel," Janet Yellen says.
U.S. import prices rose more than expected in January amid further gains in the cost of energy products.
The number of Americans filing for unemployment benefits unexpectedly fell last week to near a 43-year low, amid a further tightening of the labor market that could eventually spur faster wage growth.
A slight decrease in mortgage interest rates last week helped put some energy back into the market.
Fourth-quarter earnings so far show that firms are talking more about investment plans.
Economist expected job openings in December to hit 5.55 million, according to Thomson Reuters.
Rising mortgage rates, bigger jumps in home prices and still-moderate income growth are adding up to a triple threat for the housing market.
That should provide fuel for President Donald Trump's contention that America needs a tougher approach to trade.
The U.S. was the world's most confident region as measured by a quarterly survey of business leaders.
President Trump's approach to regulation is a big reason why a new CEO survey finds confidence near a record high.
Nonfarm payrolls grew by 227,000 in January while the unemployment rate edged higher to 4.8 percent, the Bureau of Labor Statistics reported Friday.
Headline jobs number impressed, but this key age group lost ground, says Peter Boockvar.
A reading above 50 indicates expansion in the service sector and a reading below 50 indicates contraction.
The Labor Department said Friday that the nation's unemployment rate rose to 4.8 percent. But there's a lot more to the story.
New orders for U.S.-made goods rose more than expected in December and shipments surged.
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