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For the economy, 9/11 was "the first ripple in a series of uncertainty shocks"
In two decades since 9/11, lots of things have changed. The constant? Lasting uncertainty.
Extraordinary uncertainty? Or run-of-the-mill uncertainty?
Uncertainty. It’s a word you hear a lot these days. Brexit, trade policy, relations with North Korea — all up in the air and all casting a cloud over the global economy. But is this moment of uncertainty any different than times past? Click the audio player above to hear the full story.
The shutdown is over, and the economy seems none the wiser
The government may be funded for another three weeks, at least, but there’s already another debate that seems to be looming on the horizon, and with it, another possible shutdown. While uncertainty appears to be the new normal in Washington, the U.S. economy appears to be, for all intents and purposes, healthy. According to Patricia […]
How Trump's political drama could hurt the economy
Investigations and turmoil have potential economic costs, experts say.
Does economic uncertainty affect back to school shopping?
We don’t know where the economy is headed, but we do know the kids need jeans.