Unemployment is at 4 percent, but companies still appear hesitant to significantly raise pay.

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Trump has now put hefty tariffs on $85 billion worth of imports, and he's threatened to hit about $750 billion more.

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The most controversial element of a front-page story on a truck-driver shortage wasn't the shortage itself, but the anecdote of an 87-year-old aspiring truck driver. How common is his story? We looked at the data.

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Trump erroneously believes that the European Union was “set up to take advantage of the United States.” Nothing could be further from the truth.

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America’s unemployed and at-risk workers get very little support from the government, and their employed peers are set back by a weak collective-bargaining system.

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Trump signed the tax cut legislation just before Christmas. Six months later, it is losing popularity.

The United States is struggling with a massive shortage of trucker drivers. One proposed solution is to lower the age to drive big trucks across state lines from 21 to 18.

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Every day, new indicators of economic decline emerge. But upon careful examination, their dire warnings don't look so dire. At least for now.

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America's largest nail manufacturer cut 60 jobs on June 15. It might be out of business by Labor Day if it doesn't get relief from Trump's tariffs.

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