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Nonmanufacturing economic activity in August matched expectations.
The president has claimed for years that the U.S. has unusually high taxes.
The U.S. trade deficit increased less than expected in July as both exports and imports fell, suggesting that trade could contribute to economic growth in the third quarter.
The Fed is getting more dovish in the face of weak inflation data, reducing the likelihood of a third rate hike this year, which traders already see as very unlikely.
Houston area residents picked up the pace of their recovery from Hurricane Harvey, jamming roads as they returned to offices and schools to help get back on track.
A Fed governor suggests the central bank will make an important shift in how it will approach rate hikes.
Moody's Investors Service said it would strip the U.S. of its top-notch rating if a default such as a missed debt payment were to happen and it would not regain the Aaa-status even if the default were resolved.
Lael Brainard is a member of the U.S. Federal Reserve's Board of Governors and a voting member of the Fed's policy-setting committee.
U.S.-specific automotive content requirements are emerging as a major obstacle to a deal on NAFTA, auto industry lobbyists said.
Hurricane Harvey devastated Texas, but could bring some fiscal order to Washington.
August's jobs growth came in lower-than-expected. Here's what you really need to know about the jobs report, says Economist Mark Zandi.
"We have a labor force problem," strategist David Kelly tells CNBC.
Chief White House economic advisor Gary Cohn rejected arguments that the administration's tax plan will benefit the wealthy most.
The U.S. manufacturing index registered 58.8 in August, up from 56.3 in July.
The Trump administration’s efforts to tighten import restrictions on behalf of favored industries will harm economic growth, says former Bush trade official Daniel Pearson.
Economists surveyed by Reuters had been expecting payrolls to grow by 180,000 in August and the unemployment rate to hold steady at 4.3 percent.
Hurricane Harvey will wind up costing more than Katrina and Sandy combined, AccuWeather predicts.
Housing appears to be a blemish on an overall strong economic backdrop.
Some economists expect to see wages surprise to the upside when the August jobs report is released Friday.
A senior administration official says President Donald Trump has prepared a request to Congress for an initial $5.9 billion package in Harvey recovery aid.
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