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How Trump's political drama could hurt the economy
Marketplace.org
But there are potential economic costs to all the muss and bluster. "Politics effects the economy in a million ways," said Alberto Alesina, a professor of political economy at Harvard University. In developing countries, political instability can be ...

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CNBC

At annual meeting of global leaders, bullishness on China's economy abounds
CNBC
The World Economic Forum meeting in Dalian, China saw investors, CEOs, academics and policymakers from around the world weigh in on the strength of the Chinese economy. While they acknowledged the challenges facing the world's second-largest ...

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More Americans Say Immigrants Help Rather Than Hurt Economy
Gallup
WASHINGTON, D.C. -- Five months into Donald Trump's presidency, 49% of U.S. adults believe immigrants help the nation's economy by providing low-cost labor, outweighing the 40% who think immigrants hurt the economy by driving down wages. This is a ...

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Tampabay.com

National economy off to a luckluster start this year
Tampabay.com
The Commerce Department said Thursday that gross domestic product, the broadest measure of economic health, grew at an annual rate of 1.4 percent in the first quarter — better than a previous estimate of 1.2 percent and double the initial estimate of ...
Final reading on Q1 gross domestic product up 1.4% vs 1.2% rise expectedCNBC
US economic growth in Q1 upgraded to 1.4%The Detroit News
US Q1 economic growth higher but still lacklusterXinhua

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PBS NewsHour

Independent voters sour on Trump's handling of the economy
PBS NewsHour
A growing number of independent voters disapprove of President Donald Trump's handling of the economy, as the president's job approval rating remains stuck at historic lows. This is according to a new PBS Newshour/NPR/Marist poll, released Wednesday.
NPR/PBS NewsHour/Marist Poll Results | Home of the Marist PollMarist Poll - Marist College

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KSAT San Antonio

The Trump economy got off to a sluggish start
KSAT San Antonio
NEW YORK (CNNMoney) - The Trump economy got off to a better start than first thought, but it was still sluggish. The economy grew at an annual pace of 1.4% in the first three months of the year, according to the final reading Thursday from the Commerce ...

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BBC News

Scots economy in 'precarious' position, experts warn
BBC News
Scotland's economy is in a "precarious position" with a recession "in the balance", experts have warned. A report from the Fraser of Allander Institute said Scotland seemed to be "stuck in a cycle of weak growth". The Strathclyde University think-tank ...
Scots economy 'facing lost decade' as growth stays weakThe Scotsman
Scotland's economy 'could enter recession next week'iNews
Scotland's economy "precarious" and on edge of recession, warns thinktankHerald Scotland

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Business Insider

The global app economy is poised to explode
Business Insider
That's equivalent to the projected size of Japan's economy for that year. The app economy includes revenue derived from all aspects of the app chain, including app stores, in-app advertising, and mobile commerce. The projected growth of the mobile ...
The app economy is about to explodeWashington Post
App economy to grow to $6.3 trillion in 2021, user base to nearly double to 6.3 billionTechCrunch
The app economy will be worth $6 trillion in five years thanks to mobile commerceRecode
App Annie
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In These Times

Detroit's Underground Economy: Where Capitalism Fails, Alternatives Take Root
In These Times
There's a resilient informal economy rooted in neighborhoods and communities: Barter, gifts, time trading and underground businesses are ubiquitous. Take the vibrant network of off-the-books enterprises such as beauty salons in basements, auto repair ...

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The Hill (blog)

Puerto Rico following Greek footsteps to economic woe
The Hill (blog)
It is said that those who cannot learn from history are doomed to repeat it. Sadly, this seems to be the case with respect to the Puerto Rican government and its Financial Oversight and Management Board in their handling of the Puerto Rican economic ...

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