Annual growth in average hourly earnings has fallen back after hitting 3.4% in Feburary, a post-recession peak.
Analysts see the largest geopolitical risk coming from U.S.-China trade tensions.
A conversation with the IMF's chief economist about the lowest global growth rate since the financial crisis.
The OECD predicts lower growth than last year, from China to North America.
Christine Lagarde, chief of the International Monetary Fund, cautions that global growth is slowing down more than expected earlier. Click the audio player above to hear the full story.
Government shutdown 2019
Around 400,000 furloughed federal workers and contractors aren’t being paid as a result of the government shutdown. And that’s hurting not just their households, but also the economy at large. Click the audio player above to hear the full story.
The new campus will be on a 133-acre plot located within 1 mile of the current facility.
Economic growth in the rest of the world will slow next year. And that slowing growth will take a bit of wind out the U.S. economy’s sails. So said Maurice Obstfeld, the outgoing chief economist of the IMF, this past weekend.…
What goes up must come down. In the case of the Chinese economy, what grows like an economic weed inevitably starts to slow down. Today we learned China grew by a mere 6.5 percent the latest quarter. The country’s lowest…