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Afghanistan: What's the plan for the economy?
Marketplace.org
President Trump will outline his plans for Afghanistan in a national address tonight. The U.S. has poured billions into Afghanistan since 2001. So why is the country's economy in such bad shape? Click the audio player above to hear the full story.



CNBC

As economy and earnings excel, here's what's dragging down stocks
CNBC
The U.S. economy and corporate earnings continue to impress, but markets' positive momentum has been sapped by the political follies of the Trump administration. And from a trading perspective, the U.S. dollar is unlikely to stage much of a comeback ...

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Washington Post

Can the economy survive Trump? Sure — for a while.
Washington Post
It's worth taking a moment to contemplate the following: The Trump presidency increasingly shambles into chaos and crisis, yet the U.S. economy remains in pretty good shape. Can it really be the case that the economy can percolate along unscathed while ...



U.S. News & World Report

Is the Eclipse an Omen for the Economy's Future?
U.S. News & World Report
... for the first time in national history will be visible exclusively across the U.S., traders and analysts have – perhaps facetiously – struck out to determine whether such rare celestial events are usually a harbinger of good or bad tidings for the ...

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New York Magazine

The Trump Economy Is a Gilded Mediocrity
New York Magazine
The stock market keeps hitting record highs. The unemployment rate has fallen to a 16-year low. The economy is growing and wages are rising; the last time consumers were this confident, George W. Bush was a peace-time president. American politics may ...



Seeking Alpha

An Overview Of The Chinese Economy
Seeking Alpha
China's leverage ratio seems fine compared with other developed countries, but there are problems with state-owned corporations. Shadow banking grew rapidly over the past few years and it could be used to fuel the real economy without enlarging the ...

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Hartford Courant

Five Ways To Spur Connecticut's Economy
Hartford Courant
The path out of Connecticut's current fiscal crisis is challenging, loaded with difficult and painful choices. Poor policy decisions, made over several decades, are at the root of many of our problems. Those choices provide hard-earned lessons that ...



Vanity Fair

The Solar Eclipse Cost the US Economy a Huge Amount of Money
Vanity Fair
Did you enjoy your two-and-a-half-minute solar eclipse viewing on Monday? Good, because stepping away from your desk to peek at the sun through a pair of eclipse glasses could possibly have cost the U.S. workforce in diminished productivity. Or at ...
Eclipse to Cost Employers $700MU.S. News & World Report
Go ahead and watch the eclipse! You're not going to cause a productivity crisis.Recode

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MarketWatch

US economy is still missing this one critical piece to happier days
MarketWatch
The U.S. economy is gliding ahead like a sailboat on the mildly windy day, but it can't race forward like a cigar boat unless businesses gun the throttle on investment. Early in the presidency of former businessman Donald Trump, companies have ramped ...



CNBC

An economic fallout is coming from all the Asian military standoffs
CNBC
The current flare-up of long-brewing war threats on the Korean Peninsula is the most serious immediate challenge to peace, economic growth and international trade. The economies of South Korea, China and Japan — about a quarter of global output — are ...

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