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‘Gradual' economic slowdown predicted through 2023

‘Gradual' economic slowdown predicted through 2023

13 minutes ago   |   Politico

U.S. economic growth is expected to “gradually” slow over the next four years under the weight of President Donald Trump's trade policies, less consumer spending and an ebb in...
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Recession Watch: 3 Ways to Reframe Your Thinking About the Next Downturn

35 minutes ago   |   Fortune

If you would have told me in 2009 the following would be true today I probably would have called you a liar: The unemployment rate is 3.7% Inflation is basically non-existent...
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U.S. home sales jump, boosted by lower mortgage rates

39 minutes ago   |   Reuters   |   2 articles

U.S. home sales rose more than expected in July, boosted by lower mortgage rates and a strong labor market, signs the Federal Reserve's shift toward lower interest rates was...
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'He's like a golfer who can't putt': Trump ramps up attacks on Fed chief amid recession concerns

'He's like a golfer who can't putt': Trump ramps up attacks on Fed chief amid recession concerns

1 hour ago   |   Business Insider

President Donald Trump lashed out at the Federal Reserve and its chairman, Jay Powell, on Wednesday. The tweetstorm came as he sought to shift blame for growing recession...
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Trump says the Fed is the 'only problem' with economy, calls Powell 'a golfer who can't putt'

1 hour ago   |   NBC News

Earlier this week, President Trump called again for a full percentage point reduction in the interest rate.
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DNC Fundraising Numbers Far Less Than GOP in July

1 hour ago   |   Fortune

The Democratic National Committee raised $7.75 million in July and ended the month with $9 million in the bank, far behind its GOP counterpart, its latest filing with the...
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Trump repeats baseless claim that journalists are trying to 'create' a recession

Trump repeats baseless claim that journalists are trying to 'create' a recession

1 hour ago   |   Business Insider

President Donald Trump on Wednesday repeated the baseless claim that journalists are somehow behind growing recession concerns. That appeared to be his latest attempt to shift...
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White House chief of staff Mick Mulvaney warns Republican donors of a possible 'moderate and short' recession

White House chief of staff Mick Mulvaney warns Republican donors of a possible 'moderate and short' recession

1 hour ago   |   Business Insider

White House chief of staff Mick Mulvaney warned Republican donors at a fundraiser in Jackson Hole, Wyoming this week that the US may fall into a "moderate and short" recession...
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Should Denmark by US instead? Some say it's a great idea

Should Denmark by US instead? Some say it's a great idea

2 hours ago   |   RT

Donald Trump has become the butt of a lot of jokes since cancelling a trip to Denmark after it refused his offer to buy Greenland from it. Some people think it's Denmark that...
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Trump Mulls 2 Kinds Of Tax Cuts While Browbeating Fed About Interest Rates

2 hours ago   |   NPR

The Trump administration is boasting that the economy is strong. But the administration is also calling for the kind of dramatic economic stimulus one would usually only...
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Trump: Jewish people who vote Democrat show 'total lack of knowledge or...

Trump: Jewish people who vote Democrat show 'total lack of knowledge or great disloyalty'

Trump's claim triggered a quick uproar from critics who said the president was trading in anti-Semitic stereotypes. Read more ...

President Trump cancels Denmark meeting over Greenland proposal

President Trump cancels Denmark meeting over Greenland proposal

President Donald Trump says an upcoming trip to Denmark is on hold because its prime minister isn't interested in selling Greenland to the U.S. Read more ...

Ex-MLB players Dotel, Castillo linked to drug ring

Ex-MLB players Dotel, Castillo linked to drug ring

Dominican officials say a 1,050-kilogram shipment of drugs heading from South America to Puerto Rico was one of several seizures attributed to this ring. Read more ...

Target shares up 15 percent on strong profit forecast

Target shares up 15 percent on strong profit forecast

Target raised its annual profit forecast on Wednesday after reporting better-than-expected quarterly results as higher investments to remodel stores and beef up digital... Read more ...

Trump administration moves to terminate court agreement, end limits on child...

Trump administration moves to terminate court agreement, end limits on child detention

The Trump administration moves to terminate court agreement and replace it with rule that could hold migrant children, parents longer. Read more ...

Beijing says worker at British consulate in Hong Kong detained in China ‘for...

Beijing says worker at British consulate in Hong Kong detained in China ‘for violating law'

A worker at Britain's Hong Kong consulate has been detained in China's border city of Shenzhen for violating the law, Chinese Foreign Ministry spokesman Geng Shuang said on... Read more ...

Loyola's Sister Jean celebrates 100th birthday with her own LEGO statue

Loyola's Sister Jean celebrates 100th birthday with her own LEGO statue

Sister Jean Dolores Schmidt celebrated her 100th birthday with a unique gift - her very own lookalike Lego statue. The beloved longtime chaplain of Loyola University's men's... Read more ...

Women more likely to experience ‘typical' heart attack symptoms

Women more likely to experience ‘typical' heart attack symptoms

Women are more likely to display "typical" heart attack symptoms than men, according to new research. Read more ...

Facebook users will finally be able to see info collected from other apps...

Facebook users will finally be able to see info collected from other apps and websites

Facebook is introducing a tool to help users see and manage the data that apps and websites collect on them and share with the social media website. Read more ...

Trump tweets lavish praise saying Israeli Jews love him like 'the King of...

Trump tweets lavish praise saying Israeli Jews love him like 'the King of Israel' and 'the second coming of God'

US President Donald Trump shared praise on Twitter from Wayne Allyn Root, who said that "Jewish people in Israel love him like he's the King of Israel. They love him like he is... Read more ...