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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.
Gasoline prices are spiking at the pump in some cities and states, amid fears of spot shortages, even before the full impact of Harvey becomes clear.
Companies added 237,000 positions for the last full month of summer, ahead of the 185,000 that economists surveyed by Reuters had expected.
Goldman Sachs says Congress will likely combine natural disaster relief funding and a debt limit raise in the coming weeks.
President Donald Trump will talk tax reform on Wednesday, touting tax cuts as a way to help workers and the middle class in an economy "rigged" against them.
Applications to refinance fell 2 percent for the week and are down 41 percent from a year ago.
Michael Brown, who was viewed as mishandling the federal response to Katrina, praised President Trump's FEMA administrator.
The entire auto-sales industry will feel the impact of the storm that continues to inundate the Houston area.
The U.S. goods trade deficit increased in July as exports fell, suggesting that trade would make a modest contribution to economic growth in the third quarter.
Uninsured losses from Hurricane Harvey could rival those seen 12 years ago after Katrina leveled, Farmers Group's Jeff Dailey says.
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