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Job growth surges by 312,000 in December

Job creation ended 2018 on a powerful note, with nonfarm payrolls surging by 312,000 in December though the unemployment rate rose to 3.9 percent.

The jobless rate, which was last higher in June, rose for the right reason as 419,000 new workers entered the workforce and the labor force...

Marco Rubio: America Needs to Restore Dignity of Work

The American dream is about the opportunity to earn happiness—and the government has a responsibility to facilitate that.

There was once a path to a stable and prosperous life in America that has since closed off. It was a well-traveled path for many Americans: Graduate from high schoo...

Theresa May Faces No-Confidence Vote Wednesday Over Brexit Anger

U.K. Prime Minister Theresa May is fighting to keep her job as members of her Conservative Party seek to oust her in a no-confidence vote Wednesday. May has been unable to shore up support for the Brexit deal she negotiated with the European Union.

"I will contest that vote with everyt...

U.S. Economy Flashes Signs It’s Downhill From Here

Private analysts and the Federal Reserve say a slowdown is looming. Though few believe a recession is near, a slowdown in growth would have far-reaching implications.

What if that was as good as it gets?

The Commerce Department reported Friday that U.S. gross domestic product e...

Why Trump doesn't want to punish Saudi Arabia

Washington (CNN)The Trump White House may have too much at stake to make Saudi Arabia pay a proportionate price for the apparent murder of Jamal Khashoggi.

If Riyadh finds a scapegoat and absolves senior members of the royal family over the disappearance of The Washington Post columnis...

Supreme Court agrees to hear a case that could determine whether Facebook, Twitter and other social media companies can censor their users

The Supreme Court has agreed to hear a case that could determine whether users can challenge social media companies on free speech grounds.

The case, Manhattan Community Access Corp. v. Halleck, No. 17-702, centers on whether a private operator of a public access television network is ...

Canada has officially legalized marijuana for all adults

Canada became the first G7 country to legalize marijuana sales nationwide on Wednesday. Marijuana will be available to purchase either online or in retail stores depending on the province.

Marijuana sales officially began in Canada on Wednesday, making it the first G7 country — and th...

Another economic downturn is just a matter of time

It will be harder to fight than the last one, says Ryan Avent.

One day, the forces that turned the palest, thinnest of green shoots after the financial crisis into the second-longest American economic expansion on record will change direction, igniting a new recession—for which the wor...

The stock market’s nightmare may be far from over

After a nail-biting week with the Dow Jones Industrial Average sinking nearly 1,400 points over two sessions, the jury is still out on whether the selloff signals a fundamental shift in the stock market or a brief episodic correction. But one thing is certain, investors should brace for more d...








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