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  1. Is a Big Jump in Federal Spending Now Inevitable?

    The Fiscal Times via Yahoo FinanceAug 27 22:17 PM

    At a debate led by analyst Jim Bianco of Bianco Research, the group focused on a controversial but increasingly prominent approach to federal spending known as Modern Monetary ...

  2. U.S. Personal Spending Increased More Than Forecast in July

    Bloomberg via Yahoo FinanceAug 30 12:40 PM

    U.S. personal spending accelerated in July, exceeding forecasts and indicating household consumption remained solid at the start of the third quarter and will continue as the economy’ ...

  3. Here’s a Realistic Plan to Jump-Start U.S. Growth

    Bloomberg via Yahoo FinanceSep 04 11:00 AM

    Gruber and Johnson start by laying out the history of U.S. science policy since World War II, and how the discoveries financed by defense-related research...

  4. Optimistic US consumers boost spending 0.6% in July

    Associated Press via Yahoo FinanceAug 30 14:46 PM

    U.S. consumer spending grew 0.6% in July, a healthy gain that suggests American shoppers are largely ignoring concerns about trade tensions and driving the economy forward. The Commerce ...

  5. US construction spending rose a slight 0.1% in July

    Associated Press via Yahoo FinanceSep 03 14:03 PM

    U.S. construction spending ticked up just 0.1% in July, aided by government spending on schools, sewers and the water supply. The Commerce Department said Tuesday that spending ...

  6. The 2020 Democrats Agree on 7 Ways to Fight Climate Change

    Bloomberg via Yahoo FinanceSep 04 13:07 PM

    The Democratic baseline includes restoring Obama-era policies that President Donald Trump has rolled back and re-orienting federal taxes and spending toward renewable energy and ...

  7. Are Republicans Ready to Respond to a Recession?

    Bloomberg via Yahoo FinanceSep 05 11:00 AM

    Trump is back to being wrong, however, with his belief that the Federal Reserve alone can guarantee that the U.S. avoids a recession. In theory, the Fed could provide sufficient stimulus ...

  8. Strong consumer spending propping up U.S. economy

    Reuters via Yahoo FinanceAug 30 12:45 PM

    U.S. consumer spending increased solidly in July as households bought a range of goods and services, which could further allay financial market fears of a recession, but the strong pace ...

  9. Fed Officials Warn Consumer Is Alone in Carrying U.S. Economy

    Bloomberg via Yahoo FinanceSep 04 20:09 PM

    Federal Reserve officials are weighing two competing forces in the U.S. economy: the resilience of the consumer versus the fallout from uncertainty around trade disputes and weaker global ...

  10. The U.S. economy grew at a modest pace in recent weeks, with manufacturing buffeted by a global slowdown while consumer purchases gave mixed signals on the strength of household spending ...

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