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U.S. online retail sales will surpass $1 trillion by 2027 compared with $445 billion this year, according to a forecast by business advisory firm FTI Consulting Inc, as more Americans move away from brick-and-mortar stores.
The Belt and Road Initiative will reshape the 21st Century global economy, with Hong Kong set to play a leading role.
U.S. industrial output was expected to bounce back in September.
After a hurricane-induced dip, confidence among U.S. homebuilders increased more than expected in October.
If the president appoints Yellen to another term as the nation's top central banker, it will be a sharp turn from his prior stance.
Now with no clear winner in sight, markets see a tight horse race shaping up for the Fed chairmanship.
Gary Cohn also says President Trump will push harder to make sure Congress understands the urgency.
The White House releases its first economic analysis of the GOP tax plan, projecting a windfall for workers.
Negotiators at talks to modernize NAFTA are running out of time and look set to extend the remaining rounds in a bid to meet an end-year deadline.
The Fed will probably need to raise interest rates in December and then three or four times "over the course of next year," Boston Fed President Eric Rosengren said.
Yellen's comments suggest the Fed will soon resume raising interest rates to reflect the strengthening economy.
Forcing the Fed to hew to a specific rule for setting monetary policy could lead to "large policy mistakes," a U.S. central banker argued.
U.S. retail sales were lower than expected in September but recovered from the prior month's 0.2 percent slide.
U.S. consumer prices recorded their biggest increase in eight months in September as gasoline prices soared.
Washington increased tensions in talks to renew the North American Free Trade Agreement by proposing any new deal be limited to five years.
That makes Trump's orders a regulatory means of achieving what Obamacare did in 2010: redistributing income from one group of Americans to another.
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