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Rising debt helped fuel growth last year. But the central bank told big banks that they could lend even more during an upcoming holiday period.
Mr. Mnuchin, who is testifying before the Senate Finance Committee, also did not list his role as a director of an investment fund in the Cayman Islands on a questionnaire.
The global elites, perplexed by the rise of populism threatening to upend globalization, have expressed worries over what the new political order will mean.
It was a jarring note from the leader of a country leaving the world’s largest free-trade group. She also urged the Davos elite to seriously address inequality.
What people in the Trump orbit may view as a desirable boom could look to the Fed as overheating, and prompt interest rate increases.
Liu He, the top economic adviser to President Xi Jinping, has argued for more open markets. But his agenda could be overwhelmed by fears of fallout from a trade war.
States like California and New York have been leaders in curbing carbon emissions from energy. But to achieve their goals, both may need to embrace nuclear power.
We associate presidents with eras — and eras with strong or weak economies. But the reality is more complicated.
Listings for most fast-growing jobs use feminine language, which has been statistically shown to deter men.
Global elites are set to gather at the annual World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland, top banks will report their earnings and Europe considers weaning off stimulus measures.
The announcement by the online giant reflects what an economist sees as an inevitable process in which new industries rise and replace old ones.
It may be a compelling slogan, but greatness isn’t easily captured, and it surely involves more than accumulating dollars.
The soon-to-be ex-president connected the economic disruptions caused by technology to a rise in political polarization.
In a meeting in Chicago, a fear that their advice will be ignored — and that the new administration’s policies could court economic disaster.
As more cities and states raise their minimum wages, researchers question how much difference the changes will make for the working poor.