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Many Americans berated President Trump on social media when they received a smaller tax refund this year. People have come to love tax refunds, even if their financial experts say they're not a good idea.

  • Apr 24, 2019

With Cain out, pressure heats up on the president’s other pick for the Fed board: Stephen Moore.

  • Apr 22, 2019

Fears of an imminent recession have faded and been replaced with cautious optimism, especially about 2020.

  • Apr 17, 2019

President Trump and top Republican leaders promised that the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act would provide a simpler and cheaper tax bill — and that it would unleash a capital spending and jobs boom. Some of that has materialized, and some of it has not.

  • Apr 15, 2019

Sharon Bialek said she expects her allegations to be part of the process of vetting Herman Cain’s nomination for the Federal Reserve’s board of governors.

  • Apr 10, 2019

The Trump administration decided to grant 96,000 H-2B visas this fiscal year, the most since 2007, when George W. Bush was president.

  • Apr 6, 2019

Moore had failed to pay hundreds of thousands in alimony and child support, court documents show.

  • Apr 5, 2019

The unemployment rate stayed at a low 3.8 percent, and experts see no sign of an imminent recession.

  • Apr 5, 2019

The move could significantly escalate the White House’s political pressure on the Fed.

  • Apr 4, 2019

China accused President Trump of launching the “largest trade war in economic history.” That's not true. The 1930s (among others) were worse.

  • Jul 9, 2018
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