Dec 16, 2019

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The U.S. and China have reached a "Phase I" trade deal, but details are scarce. It's been a lackluster year for U.S. manufacturing. Assessing the value of economic "growth centers."

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Manufacturing closes out the year in a slump

Dec 16, 2019
Job creation in manufacturing slowed from a boom to a trickle in 2019.
There are fewer jobs in auto assembly and parts so far this year. Above, a worker builds cars on the assembly line at a plant in Chicago, Illinois.
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