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Washinton Post /
White House economists apologize after Huckabee Sanders' false statement about black employment under Trump

President Trump’s economics team is apologizing after Press Secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders to wrongly stated that Trump has created three times as many jobs for black workers as president Barack Obama.

VoA /
Wu's Fight for 'Crazy Rich Asians' Part of a Bigger Crusade

Constance Wu had resigned herself to the fact that "Crazy Rich Asians" was not going to work out for her. She was under contract for her sitcom "Fresh Off the Boat," both were filming in the fall, and that was that. "Crazy Rich Asians" would be the first studio-made Asian-American movie in 25 years, and Wu, who has established herself as a ...

MSNBC /
Warren's Accountable Capitalism Act is 'seriously misguided,' economics professor says

Sen. Elizabeth Warren's corporate responsibility bill will help destroy capitalism, Harvard University economics professor Jeffrey Miron told ...

VoA /
South Africa's Rand Falls to 2-Year Low As Turkey Rout Spreads

South Africa's rand plunged more than 10 percent to a 2-year low against the dollar early on Monday and government bonds weakened sharply as a ...

The Wall Street Journal /
Trump's Tax Wisdom

The economics profession starts to give him his due.

NY Times /
Tech We’re Using: Why ‘Fred’ Is the Best Friend of Economics Writers

Neil Irwin, who covers economics for The Upshot, often turns to “Fred,” a site full of economic data that is maintained by the Federal Reserve Bank ...

The Wall Street Journal /
Justice Department Scorns Judge in AT&T-Time Warner Case

The Justice Department filed an appeal of the antitrust clearance for the AT&T-Time Warner deal, saying the judge ignored “economics and common sense” in allowing the merger.

USA Today /
DOJ claims judge lacked 'common sense' in appeal of AT&T-Time Warner merger

The Justice Department claimed federal judge Richard Leon ruled in favor of AT&T’s acquisition of Time Warner “only by erroneously ignoring fundamental principles of economics and common sense.”        

VoA /
EU Imports of US Soybeans Were Rising Before Deal With Trump

European Union imports of U.S. soybeans were already rising substantially before a top EU official told President Donald Trump last week that the bloc would buy more. EU Commission figures released Wednesday show that 37 percent of the bloc’s soybean imports last month were coming from the U.S., compared with 9 percent in July 2017. Amid a ...

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