Economic Winners: Under Trump, Job Market Has Improved More for Clinton Supporters

Economic Winners By JED KOLKO September 5, 2017 Since President Trump took office in January, job growth has continued to be robust, and the unemployment rate has continued to fall. Republicans have become far more confident about the economy since the...

Economic Winners: Under Trump, Job Market Has Improved More for Clinton Supporters

Economic Winners By JED KOLKO September 5, 2017 Since President Trump took office in January, job growth has continued to be robust, and the unemployment rate has continued to fall. Republicans have become far more confident about the economy since the...

Hurricane Impact Upends Texas Economic Recovery

By CONOR DOUGHERTY August 28, 2017 The brutal storm pummeling the Houston area is putting the brakes, at least for a time, on the area’s recent economic upswing. And the impact is quite likely to be especially deep given the crucial role the region...

Japan’s Economy Grows Again, in Longest Streak in 11 Years

By JONATHAN SOBLE August 13, 2017 TOKYO — Japan’s economy grew more strongly than expected in the second quarter, extending the longest streak of uninterrupted growth in 11 years, government data showed on Monday. And the really good news: Much...

Western Nations Worry That Children Won’t Be Better Off

By NELSON D. SCHWARTZ June 5, 2017 The present is getting better. The future, not at all. Even as more Americans say the economy is improving, a clear majority remain fearful about their children’s financial prospects, according to a study...

Economic Trends: Economic Fallout of Climate Move? It Depends on How We Value Time

Economic Trends By NEIL IRWIN June 2, 2017 President Trump’s decision to abandon the Paris climate accord — and his broader unwillingness to fight climate change — will have broad economic consequences. Exactly what those consequences will...