Economic Growth Is Set to Surge. Hiring Might Not Keep Up.

U.S. employers might have trouble hiring workers fast enough in coming months to keep up with…

When Fed Chief Talks, So Do Listeners—and They Provide an Earful

Virtual presentations by Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell (nicknamed JPow by followers) often include chat-room commentary.…

U.S. Pressures Taiwan to Address Undervalued Currency

WASHINGTON—The Treasury Department put pressure on Taiwan to address the undervaluation of its currency and large…

March Hiring Surge Spanned The Country

Hiring increased in 49 states across the country in March, with large states such as California,…

Covid-19’s Toll on U.S. Business? 200,000 Extra Closures in Pandemic’s First Year

The economic toll from the Covid-19 pandemic has been tough to measure, but new estimates from…

China Growth Numbers Betray Waning Momentum

BEIJING—China reported record year-over-year growth of 18.3% in the first three months of 2021. But the…

U.S. Debt Is at a Record High, but the Risk Calculus Is Changing

The U.S. said show me the money, and the world did. Federal debt—incurred when the government…

U.S. Debt Is at a Record High, but the Risk Calculus Is Changing

The U.S. said show me the money, and the world did. Federal debt—incurred when the government…

Chinese Economy Grew More Than 18% in First Quarter

BEIJING—China’s economy surged 18.3% in the first quarter from a year earlier, a record rate of…

Fed’s Daly Says Frequency of Fed Market Interventions Is Concerning

Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco President Mary Daly is worried that unresolved financial system weaknesses…

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