Total National Debt as of 02/26/2017 (source)
Americans brimming with optimism on the economy

Americans brimming with optimism on the economy

According to recent Harvard-Harris poll results, 61% of Americans find the economy going strong, while 39% who believe it to […]

Democrat, Republican consumers have starkly different views of U.S. Economy

Democrat, Republican consumers have starkly different views of U.S. Economy

Consumer sentiment fell slightly from January to February as many are reacting to possible upcoming changes in the U.S. economy. […]

US weekly jobless claims total 234,000 vs 250,000 estimate

US weekly jobless claims total 234,000 vs 250,000 estimate

Claims for state unemployment benefits hit 234,000 in recent weeks, inching closer to a 43-year low. Unemployment claims have remained […]

US leads ‘significant increase’ in global economic confidence: Survey

US leads ‘significant increase’ in global economic confidence: Survey

Optimism continues to grow among many in the┬ábusiness world about the potential economic benefits of a Trump Administration. According to […]

The restaurant recession turned even more damaging in December

The restaurant recession turned even more damaging in December

The “restaurant recession” has not improved in recent months. After the conclusion of 2016, data gathered through the Restaurant Industry […]

Private payrolls grew 246K in January vs. 165K best.: ADP

Private payrolls grew 246K in January vs. 165K best.: ADP

Private companies began the new year with more hiring than expected, increasing to a total of 246,000 new jobs in […]

U.S. Consumer Spending Rose in December by Most in Three Months

U.S. Consumer Spending Rose in December by Most in Three Months

American consumers spent more in December than they have in previous months, signaling a clean transition into 2017. Due to […]

Trump’s plans could double US GDP growth by 2018, Deutsche Bank says

Trump’s plans could double US GDP growth by 2018, Deutsche Bank says

A recent Deutsche Bank economic forecast states that the U.S. economy may substantially grow over the next few years due […]

Department store holiday sales are ‘worst’ since recession

Department store holiday sales are ‘worst’ since recession

Over the critical holiday shopping season, retail stores had a very lackluster performance even as holiday spending in the U.S. […]

What to expect from the economy in Trump’s first 100 days

What to expect from the economy in Trump’s first 100 days

Improving our economy is at the forefront of President-Elect Donald Trump’s agenda. These economic improvements will include repealing ObamaCare, tax […]