(The Center Square) – Spokane Valley City Council members heard a presentation Tuesday from advocates stressing the importance of reliable hydropower and economic benefits provided by four federally... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- Former president Donald Trump trounced his Republican opponents in the first two primary contests, setting the course for a potential general election rematch with likely Democratic nominee President Joe Biden.The decisive issue, according to polls, may prove to be the economy.... Read More.
(CHICAGO) -- With the economy looming large in the 2024 election, Treasury Secretary Janet Yellen said Thursday she sees "no reason" for a recession this year and insisted consumers are turning more optimistic about their finances."I think 2024 is going to be a very... Read More.
(WASHINGTON) -- While highlighting new and ongoing infrastructure investments across the country, President Joe Biden on Thursday continued to praise the recent GDP report that found the nation's economy grew at a 3.3% annual pace -- much more rapid than expected -- and he... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- Days away from the first ballots cast in the 2024 primary election, former President Donald Trump holds a commanding lead over his Republican rivals and tops President Joe Biden in some head-to-head polls.Trump's standing appears to stem in part from widespread frustration... Read More.
(The Center Square) – Washington’s economy lost an estimated 2,600 jobs in November while, unemployment ticked up to 4% for the first time in months, state officials said... Read More.
(The Center Square) – New data analysis of Redmond’s economy shows a reliance on the technology sector and a need to diversify the local economy. ... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- Black Friday sales did gangbusters as the nation enters a holiday shopping season expected to test shoppers, who account for nearly three-quarters of U.S. economic activity.Consumers spent a record $9.8 billion online on Black Friday, which marks a 7.5% increase over... Read More.
(The Center Square) – The Downtown Seattle Association is calling out Seattle officials after a new study found that, despite taxes increasing at an exponential rate, the city... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- Credit card debt climbed to a record high in the third quarter of 2023, surging nearly 5% from the previous quarter and leaving a growing share of borrowers late on payments, a Federal Reserve report this week showed.The report demonstrates the... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- The U.S. economy grew at a blistering pace over three months ending in September, more than doubling growth in the previous quarter and rebuking worries about a possible recession. The robust performance, however, complicates the fight to dial back inflation.Fresh GDP... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- The U.S. economy is expected to have grown at a blistering pace over the three months ending in September, fueling optimism about the nation's outlook but complicating the fight to dial back inflation.Fresh GDP data to be released on Thursday is... Read More.