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The Animal Spirits in the Jobs Report

The Animal Spirits in the Jobs Report

Has the presidential election of Donald Trump reawakened the animal spirits in the US economy, giving businesses more confidence to create jobs? Judging from the latest data, it may have — particularly if you’re a miner, a machinist or a construction...
How the Fed Does More with Less

How the Fed Does More with Less

For all the fretting about how U.S. productivity isn’t growing as quickly as it should, there’s at least one place where it appears to be doing pretty well: the Federal Reserve. The Fed plays a much bigger role in the economy and financial system than it did a...