How much do you trust government data? It depends on your politics

Oct 15, 2020
According to the latest Marketplace-Edison Research Poll, Biden supporters are less likely than Trump supporters to believe economic data from the federal government.
Thuli Katerere-Virima is one of 7% of Biden supporters who still have full confidence in government economic data.
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For African-Americans, a fear of recession

Oct 18, 2018
The Marketplace-Edison Research Poll also found that more blacks worry a recession will affect them than whites do.
A man walks by the New York Stock Exchange.
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Would China weaponize its U.S. debt as a trade war tactic?

Oct 17, 2018
China owns more U.S. debt than any other country. Selling its current supply of U.S. treasury bonds to mess with the American economy would be an aggressive move that China would not undertake unless provoked further, according to one expert.…
A vendor picks up a 100 yuan note above a newspaper featuring a photo of Donald Trump, at a news stand in Beijing on Nov. 10, 2016. 
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When it comes to the new tax law, lots of people just aren't feelin' it

Oct 17, 2018
Tax cuts have had a greater impact on companies than on individuals.
Speaker of the House Paul Ryan looks on as President Donald Trump speaks about tax reform legislation in the Cabinet Room at the White House, Nov. 2, 2017 in Washington, DC.
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