Economy

Retailers are expected to usher in the unofficial start to the holiday shopping season Friday with bigger crowds than last year in a closer step toward normalcy.
Jobless claims dropped by 71,000 to 199,000, the lowest since mid-November 1969. The drop was much bigger than economists expected.
The state of the economy is weird at the moment, and “hang tight” is a difficult political message to navigate.
“America is getting back to work.” President Joe Biden touted his economic agenda as the reason the U.S. added 531,000 jobs.
The federal entity created to guard against another Great Recession just issued its first landmark report on global warming.
The U.S. government said it expects households to see their heating bills jump as much as 54% compared to last winter.
New COVID-19 infections remained high as September began.
The spread of the delta variant of the coronavirus may have discouraged some Americans from flying, shopping and eating out.
The DSCC is telling campaigns to focus on Joe Biden’s popular agenda.
Democrats have no desire to extend benefits for 7.5 million facing a September cutoff.
Ex-President Donald Trump was fixated on GDP during his time in office. Maybe he shouldn't have been.
For all of 2021, the economy is expected to expand about 7%. That would be the strongest calendar-year growth since 1984.
The president took a victory lap for economic growth that was almost certain to happen in an economy that had nowhere to go but up.
People were quick to accuse Sen. Ted Cruz (R-Texas) of hypocrisy after accusing White House press secretary Jen Psaki of “brazen gaslighting.”
Economists are forecasting what could be the strongest year for the economy in growth led by strong consumer spending.
The May jobs report showed little evidence that unemployment benefits are stalling economic growth, despite Republicans' continued attacks.
Marty Walsh urged calm on the eve of a huge jobs report.
Pay packages rose yet again last year for the CEOs of the biggest companies, even though the pandemic sent the economy to its worst quarter on record.
The number will likely grow as more Republican-led states withdraw from federal benefit programs.
They're yanking the extra $300 and other benefits Congress put in place during the pandemic.