Latest from Jonnelle Marte
A contraction in manufacturing is significant because it can have large ripple effects across the economy.
  • Aug 22, 2019
The growing deficit also comes as budget experts expect the economy to slow down.
  • Aug 21, 2019
The president pressured Federal Reserve Board Chair Jerome H. Powell to make deeper rate cuts, but most Fed officials want to see more data before rolling out further reductions.
  • Aug 21, 2019
The shift toward negative interest rates in some parts of Europe comes as central banks step up efforts to spark stagnant economies.
  • Aug 20, 2019
The findings reflect growing skepticism that the U.S. economy will be able to withstand a protracted trade war without serious harm amid a weakening global outlook.
  • Aug 19, 2019
Several analysts and investors express confidence in CEO Lawrence Culp to turn the company around.
  • Aug 16, 2019
A whistleblower who warned regulators about Bernie Madoff released a report alleging that General Electric is short on cash and hiding $38 billion in losses.
  • Aug 15, 2019
The yield curve has inverted before every U.S. recession since 1955, suggesting to some investors that an economic downturn is on the way.
  • Aug 14, 2019
The workers’ efforts to explore jobs at the meatpacking plants go against the notion that Americans have no interest in the gritty jobs often held by undocumented workers.
  • Aug 13, 2019
Though rare, active-shooter incidents are increasingly part of the grim calculus that businesses must reflect in their planning, training and risk assessments.
  • Aug 9, 2019