Tagged: economy

A man using an angle grinder on a steel piece at a metal fabrication company on August 7, 2018 in Orange County, New York. 0

Wilbur Ross: Leveling the playing field for American workers

“Since the President took office in January 2017, the manufacturing sector has added 348,000 jobs, with year-over-year manufacturing job growth in 2018 increasing at the fastest rate since 1995.” The economy grew at a rate of 4.2 percent last quarter, far higher than most thought possible a few years ago....

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Second-quarter GDP jumps 4.1% for best pace in nearly four years

Gross domestic product increased 4.1 percent in the second quarter, matching Reuters estimates. Strong consumer and business spending as well as a surge in exports ahead of retaliatory tariffs from China helped drive economic growth. The last time the economy grew this quickly was in the third quarter of 2014. Jeff...