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Q2"s profit surge was the strongest in years. Here"s who led the charge in Greater Philadelphia.

U.S. companies rebounded from a lackluster showing in the first quarter of the year with a surge in profits that's expected to fuel even more economic growth in the months ahead. The Commerce Department reported this week that after-tax profits am.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsSep 4th, 2018

Q2"s profit surge was the strongest in years. Here"s who led the charge around Portland.

U.S. companies rebounded from a lackluster showing in the first quarter of the year with a surge in profits that's expected to fuel even more economic growth in the months ahead. The Commerce Department reported this week that after-tax profits am.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsSep 4th, 2018

U.S. second-quarter GDP growth raised to 4.2 percent

U.S. economic growth was a bit stronger than initially thought in the second quarter, notching its best performance in nearly four years and putting the economy on track to hit the Trump administration's goal of 3 percent annual growth......»»

Category: topSource: reutersAug 29th, 2018

U.S. second-quarter GDP growth raised to 4.2 percent; consumer spending cut

U.S. economic growth was a bit stronger than initially thought in the second quarter, notching its best performance in nearly four years and putting the economy on track to hit the Trump administration's goal of 3 percent annual growth......»»

Category: topSource: reutersAug 29th, 2018

Trump team predicts an economic boom, defying most analysts

Is the latest pickup in U.S. economic growth destined to slow in the years ahead as most analysts say?.....»»

Category: topSource: foxnewsAug 17th, 2018

Home Sales Extend Slump Despite Economic Strength

Home sales slumped in the second quarter despite what was likely the strongest period for U.S. growth in years, the latest sign that the economic expansion faces headwinds......»»

Category: smallbizSource: wsjJul 23rd, 2018

‘Wile E. Coyote Is Going to Go Off the Cliff:’ Former Fed Chair Bernanke Is Not Optimistic About the U.S. Economy

“What you are getting is a stimulus at the very wrong moment.” U.S. economic growth could face a challenging slowdown as the Trump Administration's powerful fiscal stimulus fades after two years, according to former Federal Reserve Chairman Be.....»»

Category: europeSource: fortuneJun 8th, 2018

The ‘Trump economy’ vs. the ‘Obama economy’

Ten years after the financial crisis, both Barack Obama and Donald Trump claim credit for an economic turnaround, but the data suggest the former — not the latter — steered the economy out of free fall......»»

Category: topSource: washpost3 hr. 21 min. ago

The ‘Trump economy’ vs. the ‘Obama economy’

Ten years after the financial crisis, both Obama and Trump claim credit for an economic turnaround, but the data suggests the former — not the latter — steered the economy out of free fall......»»

Category: topSource: washpost10 hr. 21 min. ago

The ‘Trump economy’ versus the ‘Obama economy’

Ten years after the financial crisis, both Obama and Trump claim credit for an economic turnaround, but the data suggests the former — not the latter — steered the economy out of free fall......»»

Category: topSource: washpost13 hr. 21 min. ago

AP FACT CHECK: Trump"s blustery myths on hurricanes, income

In a stormy week, President Donald Trump blustered and distorted reality, denying massive deaths from a hurricane that scientists believe to be one of the nation's deadliest and blowing out of proportion U.S. economic growth and his role in spurring it......»»

Category: topSource: foxnewsSep 15th, 2018

Fed has room to raise interest rates for some time, Brainard says

The Federal Reserve has room to raise interest rates over the next couple of years without slowing economic growth, Fed Governor Lael Brainard said on Wednesday, suggesting that monetary policy would likely continue to tighten for some time......»»

Category: topSource: reutersSep 12th, 2018

2 New Polls Show Trump’s Approval Slumping, Even as Americans Applaud Economy

Disapproval has risen to all-time high in the polls. As economic and jobs growth continues to barrel ahead, two polls released Monday show the low esteem in which President Donald Trump appears.....»»

Category: europeSource: fortuneSep 10th, 2018

Top economic chief admits Trump tweet on GDP growth was incorrect

One of Donald Trump’s top economic advisors sa.....»»

Category: topSource: latimesSep 10th, 2018

White House Corrects Trump Tweet on GDP, Unemployment

President Trump was incorrect when he tweeted that more than a century had passed since quarterly economic growth last outpaced the jobless rate, the White House said......»»

Category: smallbizSource: wsjSep 10th, 2018

Trump Today: Trump Today: President makes false claim about GDP and unemployment

President Donald Trump on Monday tweeted about economic growth and unemployment, drawing criticism from economists, and continued to rail against the portrait painted of him and his administration in Bob Woodward’s new book......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchSep 10th, 2018

Trump: "GDP Growth Eclipses Unemployment For 1st Time In 100 Years"

Recently even CNN  has been forced to admit (begrudgingly) that President Trump "deserves at least some credit" .....»»

Category: blogSource: zerohedgeSep 10th, 2018

Instant View: U.S. August job growth surges

U.S. job growth accelerated in August, with wages notching their largest annual increase in nine years, strengthening views the economy was so far weathering the Trump administration's escalating trade war with China......»»

Category: topSource: reutersSep 7th, 2018

U.S. job growth surges; annual wage gain largest since 2009

U.S. job growth accelerated in August and wages notched their largest annual increase in more than nine years, strengthening views that the economy was so far weathering the Trump administration's escalating trade war with China......»»

Category: topSource: reutersSep 7th, 2018

President Trump’s repeated claim: "The greatest economy in the history of our country’

Forty times in three months, Trump has said this is the greatest economy in U.S. history. But economic historians say growth and unemployment were better in other eras......»»

Category: topSource: washpostSep 7th, 2018