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Holiday spending off to a sizzling start

The holiday shopping season kicked off with a boom over the long Thanksgiving weekend and data point to a strong retail season.

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The Real Economy

Outlook for 2018 shows economy accelerating

Economic data point to an acceleration of growth driven by solid consumer spending and improvement in outlays on capital expenditures.

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The Real Economy

Capitol corner: 2017 regulatory change

Our view on the direction of policy and probability of substantial reforms being passed in 2017, following recent visits with policymakers,.

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The Real Economy

12 days in September: Congress returns to work

Congress has only 12 legislative days to get its house in order and begin debate on the long-awaited plan to engage in tax reform this year.

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Video

A tale of two labor markets

Labor challenges are in play for both U.S. businesses and policymakers. Listen and learn about workforce dynamics for the future economy.





Article

Global economy showing marked improvement

Stabilization in commodity prices, particularly metals and agriculture, are supporting a rebound in growth above near recessionary levels.

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