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Trump dismisses worries of recession, says economy is strong

Trump dismisses worries of recession, says economy is strong

3 seconds ago   |   KCRA

Trump says the economy is "doing very well" and is dismissing concerns of recession, offering an optimistic outlook after last week's steep drop in the financial markets.
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Japan's exports slip for eighth month, sales to China drop as recession fears grow

34 minutes ago   |   Reuters   |   2 articles

Japan's exports slipped for an eighth month in July, while manufacturers' confidence turned negative for the first time in over six years as China-bound sales slumped again in...
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Asia stocks rise as stimulus, policy hopes calm nervous investors

2 hours ago   |   Reuters

Asian stocks rose on Monday as hopes of more stimulus from central banks around the world and steps being taken by major economies such as Germany and China soothed investors'...
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Japan exports slide for eight month on weak global demand

2 hours ago   |   Reuters   |   2 articles

Japan's exports slipped for an eight month in July, while manufacturers' confidence turned negative for the first time in over six years as slowing global growth and the...
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In Economic Warning Signals, Trump Sees Signs of a Conspiracy

3 hours ago   |   NY Times

The president has accused his own Federal Reserve chair, other nations and the news media of working against him to derail the economy.
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Amid Trump's tariff war, Americans give free trade high marks: poll

Amid Trump's tariff war, Americans give free trade high marks: poll

8 hours ago   |   New York Post

Nearly two-thirds of Americans, or 64 percent - a new high - back free trade because they believe it's good for the economy and say the country can't avoid continued...
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Businesses have cautious expansion plans as economy weakens

8 hours ago   |   Star Tribune

Owners are juggling different strategies to grow and weather a slowdown if one becomes reality.
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Trump's disastrous trade war has wiped out his polling advantage on the economy

Trump's disastrous trade war has wiped out his polling advantage on the economy

9 hours ago   |   Think Progress

A new Wall Street Journal/NBC poll has bad news for President Trump on the economy. To start, his net approval rating on the economy is down to a mere three percentage points...
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Looking At The Economy's Health

11 hours ago   |   NPR

Washington Post columnist Catherine Rampell tells NPR's Lulu Garcia-Navarro what she's looking for as she gauges the health of the American economy.
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Trump's top economic advisers try to calm recession fears

Trump's top economic advisers try to calm recession fears

12 hours ago   |   Politico   |   2 articles

Two of President Donald Trump's top economic advisers sought to tamp down concerns Sunday that the U.S. may be sliding into a recession. In appearances on the Sunday show...
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Kathleen Blanco, Louisiana governor during Hurricane Katrina, dies of cancer

Kathleen Blanco, Louisiana governor during Hurricane Katrina, dies of cancer

The 54th governor of Louisiana was the first woman elected governor of the state. Read more ...

Man accused of threatening shooting at a Jewish community center in Ohio

Man accused of threatening shooting at a Jewish community center in Ohio

The 20-year-old was arrested after reportedly posting a video of a man shooting a gun on an Instagram account with a disturbing caption, police said. Read more ...

Louisiana Governor During Hurricane Katrina Disaster Dies

Louisiana Governor During Hurricane Katrina Disaster Dies

Former Gov. Kathleen Babineaux Blanco died Sunday in hospice care at 76 years old. She was Louisiana's first elected female governor. Read more ...

Former Bears running back Cedric Benson reported dead in motorcycle crash

Former Bears running back Cedric Benson reported dead in motorcycle crash

AUSTIN - Former Bears running back Cedric Benson has passed away at the age of 36, according to multiple reports. BREAKING: Former UT and NFL football player Cedric Benson... Read more ...

ISIS claims responsibility after bomb goes off at Afghanistan wedding, 63...

ISIS claims responsibility after bomb goes off at Afghanistan wedding, 63 people killed

At least 63 people were killed and 182 injured after a suicide bomb blast at a wedding in the Afghan capital. Read more ...

Thomas wins at Medinah, takes No. 1 seed to FedEx Cup finale

Thomas wins at Medinah, takes No. 1 seed to FedEx Cup finale

MEDINAH, Ill. - Justin Thomas had more stress than he wanted and answered with the shots he needed Sunday at Medinah to win the BMW Championship and claim the No. 1 seed going... Read more ...

Former NFL running back Cedric Benson dies in motorcycle crash

Former NFL running back Cedric Benson dies in motorcycle crash

Former NFL running back and University of Texas star Cedric Benson died Saturday night in a motorcycle crash, according to the Austin American-Statesman. He was 36. The... Read more ...

MLB wrap: Zack Greinke gets 200th career win as Astros top A's

MLB wrap: Zack Greinke gets 200th career win as Astros top A's

The feat came exactly one year and one day after Justin Verlander joined the 200 club. Read more ...

Jets won't play Le'Veon Bell the rest of preseason

Jets won't play Le'Veon Bell the rest of preseason

Jets fans will have to wait until the regular season to see new running back Le'Veon Bell in action. Coach Adam Gase said Sunday night that Bell will not play in the preseason... Read more ...

Alonso breaks NL rookie HR record, Mets crown Royals 11-5

Alonso breaks NL rookie HR record, Mets crown Royals 11-5

KANSAS CITY, Mo. - Pete Alonso hit his 40th home run to break the National League rookie record, capping a late outburst by the New York Mets in their 11-5 victory over the... Read more ...