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Stephen Maturen/Getty Images (WASHINGTON) — While highlighting new and ongoing infrastructure investments across the country, President Joe Biden on Thursday continued to praise the recent GDP report that found the nation’s economy grew at a 3.3% annual pace — much more rapid than expected — and he gave credit to Americans for an economy that […]

Javier Ghersi/Getty Images (NEW YORK) — The U.S. economy grew at a blistering pace over three months ending in September, more than doubling growth in the previous quarter and rebuking worries about a possible recession. The robust performance, however, complicates the fight to dial back inflation. Fresh GDP data released on Thursday, which exceeded economist […]

Javier Ghersi/Getty Images (NEW YORK) — The U.S. economy is expected to have grown at a blistering pace over the three months ending in September, fueling optimism about the nation’s outlook but complicating the fight to dial back inflation. Fresh GDP data to be released on Thursday is expected to reinforce other recent indicators of […]

Kwanchai Lerttanapunyaporn / EyeEm/Getty Images (WASHINGTON) — U.S. employers continued hiring in September, despite increased interest rates and an uncertain economic outlook. Employers added 336,000 jobs last month, according to the latest report from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics released Friday. The September gains were higher than the average monthly gains of 267,000 in […]

Javier Ghersi/Getty Images (NEW YORK) — Fears of a recession have cast a thundercloud over the economy for many months but forecasters sun-kissed by falling inflation and a robust jobs market have grown optimistic about the U.S. averting a downturn. Gross domestic product data to be released by the federal government on Thursday will show […]

Javier Ghersi/Getty Images (NEW YORK) — Fears of a recession have cast a thundercloud over the economy for many months but forecasters sun-kissed by falling inflation and a robust jobs market have grown optimistic about the U.S. averting a downturn. Gross domestic product data to be released by the federal government on Thursday will show […]

Javier Ghersi/Getty Images (WASHINGTON) — The U.S. economy grew significantly more at the outset of this year than an initial measurement indicated, according to a major upward revision released on Thursday by the Commerce Department. Gross domestic product increased at a 2% annualized rate for a three-month period ending in March — a sizable jump […]

Bloomberg Creative/Getty Images (NEW YORK) — Federal Reserve Chair Jerome Powell on Wednesday voiced an optimistic message about the U.S. economy and downplayed the threat of a recession. “The U.S. economy has actually been quite resilient,” Powell said in Sentra, Portugal, at a conference organized by the European Central Bank. While acknowledging that a recession […]

Anton Petrus/Getty Images (NEW YORK) — Growing recession alarm at the outset of this year warned of a coming business slowdown and significant job losses — until a government report last month showed that unemployment stands at its lowest level in more than 50 years. A couple weeks later, in mid-February, fresh retail sales data […]

Javier Ghersi/Getty Images (WASHINGTON) — The U.S. economy grew robustly at the end of last year, defying recession fears and weathering an aggressive series of interest rate hikes from the Federal Reserve, government data showed. U.S. gross domestic product grew by a 2.9% annualized rate over the three months ending in December, according to data […]