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Chuck Grassley says the GOP still needs to compromise on the treatment of the alternative minimum tax and state and local tax deductions.
The incoming Fed chair appears set to let an expected tax cut run its course as weak wage growth and inflation buttress his view that the economy remains underpowered.
The Federal Reserve Bank of New York will soon narrow its search for candidates to fill what is considered the Fed's second-most powerful job.
The 228,000 jobs created formed a solid foundation, but the moribund 2.5 percent wage growth left many scratching their heads.
November's solid jobs gain and modest wage growth show a strong economy with still low inflation, a perfect recipe for stock market gains.
Trump administration officials are concerned about the lack of wage growth in the economy, White House economic advisor Gary Cohn says.
The U.S. economy created 228,000 jobs in November while the unemployment rate held steady at 4.1 percent, according to the Labor Department.
Critics of the Republican-sponsored plan say companies will use the windfall to reward investors with share buybacks and dividends.
Employers are expected to have added about 200,000 jobs in November and wage growth was seen as strong, reinforcing a Fed rate hike
Household wealth rose nearly 2 percent in Q3 and is near double the level it was during the financial crisis, according to Fed data.
New orders for U.S.-made goods fell less than expected in October
The Federal Reserve Bank of Richmond on Monday named former McKinsey & Co. executive Thomas Barkin as its next president and CEO.
"I said on Friday that it may not be good for the workers, but boy is it good for the stock market," Jim Cramer says.
Tax cuts are great, but the only way to really get America's financial house in order is to cut debt, the Home Depot co-founder says.
The U.S. Federal Reserve is almost certain to raise interest rates later this month, according to a Reuters poll of economists.
That puts health care for millions of American children at risk.
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