When Robertson County sneezes, it’s probably a sign that the rest of the United States has a cold. The Tennessee county tends to stumble long before a recession hits the rest of the country. We checked in to see what makes it so apparently clairvoyant.
Trump promised at least 3 percent growth a year, an annual pace he has yet to achieve. Consumers are still spending, but businesses have pulled back sharply as the trade war and global tensions escalate.
Economists analyzed an enormous trove of ride and driver data from the period when Uber rolled out tipping on its app, and found which groups tip the most, which tip the least, and what might account for some of the differences.