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In Business Line we assess the debate in which the presidential candidates clashed over trade, taxes and how to remake the US economy.
Wall Street was lower on Monday, ahead of the first debate between Clinton and Trump, with investors concerned about how close the race is.
Janet Yellen, the head of the US central bank, has defended it against accusations from Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump saying: "The Federal Reserve is not politically compromised".
The US federal government has temporarily halted a controversial oil pipeline in North Dakota, moments after a judge approved the project.
US employment growth slowed more than expected in August to 151,000, probably ruling out an interest rate hike by the Federal Reserve this month.
New data show economic growth in the US was slightly more tepid than initially thought in the second quarter – offsetting a spurt in consumer spending.
Improvements in the labour market and expectations for solid economic growth have strengthened the case for a US interest rate hike.
Financial markets are focused on Federal Reserve chief Janet Yellen's speech on Friday at the annual central bankers gathering in Jackson Hole, Wyoming.
US employment rose by 255,000 in July, more than expected, and wages also picked up, bolstering expectations of an acceleration in economic growth.
A new report by the OECD claims that US income inequality continues to widen.
Money markets and investors world wide are waiting with bated breath for the UK’s decision next week on its future, in or out, of the European Union.
US employers created the fewest number of jobs in more than five years in May, just 38,000, making it difficult for the Federal Reserve to justify raising interest rates in the near future.
Minutes from the latest meeting of Federal Reserve's policymakers reveal they feel the US economy could be ready for an interest rate increase as early as June.
The US economy added the fewest number of jobs in seven months in April but it's not clear what effect that will have on the Federal Reserve's rate hike plans this year.
US economic growth was at its slowest pace in two years in the early part of this year as consumer spending softened and the stronger dollar reduced exports.
The US Federal Reserve kept interest rates unchanged on Wednesday (April 27). However it left the door open to a hike in June by signalling
Federal Reserve policymakers are expected to leave the cost of borrowing unchanged in the face of disappointing word on durable goods orders and consumer confidence.
Federal Reserve policymakers are meeting and considering what to do about US interest rates amid weaker retail sales.
US economic growth did not slow as sharply as initially thought in the fourth quarter of 2015, which will be welcome news for the Federal Reserve as policymakers consider whether - and when - to raise
The marijuana business is booming in the US, with projected legal sales expected to be up more than a billion dollars in 2016 compared to 2015, when
US economic growth slowed final part of 2015 as consumers cut back and exports were hit by the strength of the dollar and weak demand worldwide.
The Federal Reserve has left interest rates unchanged and will "closely monitoring" global economic and financial developments.
The US has been digesting the seventh and final State of the Union Address by President Barack Obama.
The first major piece of data on the US economic economic calender for 2016 has been released. In December non-farm payrolls grew 292,000 up from
In this week’s Business Middle East we take a look at global markets’ performance ahead of the US interest rate decision. With the countdown underway
US job growth increased solidly in November – another sign that the economy is holding up – and for many another reason for the Federal Reserve to