The Picture of Our Economy? Looks a Lot Like a Rorschach Test

By NELSON D. SCHWARTZ April 8, 2017 Economics has a foundation in hard numbers — employment, inflation, spending — that has largely allowed it to sidestep the competing partisan narratives that have afflicted American politics and culture....

The Picture of Our Economy? Looks a Lot Like a Rorschach Test

By NELSON D. SCHWARTZ April 8, 2017 Economics has a foundation in hard numbers — employment, inflation, spending — that has largely allowed it to sidestep the competing partisan narratives that have afflicted American politics and culture....

Little Sign of a ‘Trump Bump’ in the Economic Forecast

By NELSON D. SCHWARTZ March 29, 2017 Consumers are more confident. Stocks are up 5 percent since the start of the year. And from the president on down, there’s talk of a Trump bump. The only problem: The boom is apparent everywhere except in the...