economy
Feb 2018

Confirmation.

McClatchy: Dems hitting red alert over Trump polling

Ed Morrissey Feb 13, 2018 2:01 PM

Comeback.

ADP: Get ready for a blockbuster jobs report tomorrow

Ed Morrissey Feb 01, 2018 8:41 AM

“An excruciatingly tight labor market”?

Jan 2018

Three-peat pass: Q4 GDP misses expectations at 2.6%

Ed Morrissey Jan 26, 2018 10:41 AM

Big win over 2016.

Davos pitch: “America first is not America alone”

Ed Morrissey Jan 26, 2018 9:21 AM

Home run?

“Little of what was feared about Mr Trump’s economic policy has come to pass.”

Or is it an “I told you so” moment?

A hot time in the oil fields

Let it grow, let it grow, let it grow.

Dec 2017

Not that you should expect to hear about this very often

Boost of 228K, 4.1% U-3.

Nov 2017

October jobs report: Letdown at 261K?

Ed Morrissey Nov 03, 2017 9:21 AM

Wage growth alarm?

Oct 2017

Ramping up: GDP hits 3.0% in advance Q3 estimate

Ed Morrissey Oct 27, 2017 9:21 AM

Despite natural disasters.

Sep 2017

As with everything else, it’s complicated

Aug 2017

New campaign: Trump touts 4-point tax reform plan

Andrew Malcolm Aug 31, 2017 9:21 AM

Thumbs up for tax reform.

Boom: Q2 GDP estimate shows fastest growth in 2 years

Ed Morrissey Aug 30, 2017 8:01 PM

ADP: Private sector had a good month too.

Media still wondering: Is Trump losing his base?

Ed Morrissey Aug 08, 2017 10:01 AM

Culture and values.

209K added, 4.3% unemployment, but wages stagnating?

Jul 2017

Q2 GDP: Solid or stolid?

Ed Morrissey Jul 28, 2017 10:41 AM

Great Mediocre expectations.

Railroads have schedules, so travelers needed watches.

No June swoon: US adds 222,000 jobs

Ed Morrissey Jul 07, 2017 9:21 AM

Labor force surge.

ADP: Hiring slacked off in June, down to 158K added

Ed Morrissey Jul 06, 2017 12:41 PM

“Just down the road …”

Jun 2017
May 2017

Status quo ante.

As you can see, Americans much prefer saving over spending.

Apr 2017

Gulp: First-quarter GDP sinks to lowest in three years

Ed Morrissey Apr 28, 2017 10:41 AM

Stagnation.

“What a number. This makes your jaw drop.”

ADP estimate: 263K jobs added in March

Ed Morrissey Apr 05, 2017 4:41 PM

Expectations.

Mar 2017

Gallup’s Happiness Poll finds Americans aren’t very

Andrew Malcolm Mar 23, 2017 10:01 PM

They don’t look happy.

February jobs report: 235K added, 4.7% unemployed

Ed Morrissey Mar 10, 2017 9:21 AM

No blowout, but steady.

“Businesses are anticipating a lot of good stuff — tax cuts, less regulation.”

Votes don’t always follow issues

Feb 2017

January jobs report: 227K jobs added, 4.8% U-3 rate

Ed Morrissey Feb 03, 2017 10:01 AM

Uptick in participation rate?

Jan 2017

1.9% in Q4.

Dec 2016

Chuck Schumer declares war on e-cigs

Taylor Millard Dec 18, 2016 6:31 PM

Protecting people from themselves…and exploding batteries (allegedly).

The media say the economy is recovering, but….