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Layoffs loom on the horizon, some economists say

From rising inflation to a red-hot job market and the negative gross domestic product in between, economists are divided on…

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Asia shares rise as Wall Street on track to end loss streak

TOKYO — Asian benchmarks mostly rose Thursday, as investor optimism got a perk from a rally on Wall Street that’s…

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These charts show why we may not be in a recession

If the U.S. economy is in recession, someone forgot to tell the jobs market. The employment picture over the past…

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Consumer-fueled economy pushes GDP to 6.4% first-quarter gain

Economic activity boomed to start 2021, as widespread vaccinations and more fuel from government spending helped get the U.S. closer…

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German government raises 2021 economic growth forecast

Germany is raising its economic growth forecast for the year on the expectation of the gradual lifting of coronavirus restrictions…

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Shortage of semiconductors, dubbed the ‘new oil,’ could dent GDP growth, boost inflation

China laid out seven “frontier” technologies in its 14th Five Year Plan. These are areas that China will focus research…

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Biden administration makes pitch for higher business taxes

The Biden administration is drilling down on the argument that higher corporate tax rates would ultimately help an ailing economy…

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UK GDP shrinks 2.9% amid COVID lockdown; Brexit cuts exports

The British economy shrank 2.9% in January as the nation was hit by a new round of coronavirus restrictions and…

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10% GDP growth? The U.S. economy is on fire, and is about to get stoked even more

Restaurant workers wearing faceshields, facemasks and gloves prepare food at the reopening of iconic LA restaurant Pink’s Hot Dogs on…

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