More from Paul Wiseman
June US Industrial Production Jumps 5.4%
It followed an 1.4% uptick in May, but is still well below pre-pandemic levels.
Jul 15th, 2020
Industrial Production Drops Dramatically
The declines were worse than what economists had expected.
Apr 15th, 2020
Global Economy Will Shrink 3%
The IMF says the global economy will shrink 3% in 2020.
Apr 14th, 2020
US Trade Gap Falls
The Commerce Department said Thursday that the gap between what the U.S. buys and what it sells abroad dropped 12.2%.
Apr 2nd, 2020
Economy Screeches to Halt
“We went from full throttle to 90% revenue loss in three weeks,’’ said one New Jersey business executive.
Mar 22nd, 2020
Beating Virus Means Causing US Recession
The faster and more painfully that ordinary economic life shuts down, the faster the health crisis can be solved.
Mar 18th, 2020
Industrial Production Up 0.6%
The economic impact of the coronavirus outbreak was not apparent in the February numbers.
Mar 17th, 2020
Corporate Debt Loads a Rising Risk
Having binged on borrowing, companies that are outside the financial sector owe $9.6 trillion in the United States.
Mar 12th, 2020
Virus Anxiety Grips Companies Worldwide
Around the world, COVID 19 is not just carrying sickness and death but also the anxiety and paralysis that can smother economic growth.
Mar 9th, 2020
US Trade Deficit Narrows
The Commerce Department said Friday that the divide between what the U.S. sells and what it buys abroad dropped 6.7% in January to $45.3 billion.
Mar 6th, 2020
Trump Opposes Jet Engine Sale Ban
“We don’t want to make it impossible to do business with us,’’ the president tweeted.
Feb 19th, 2020
US Wholesale Prices Up 0.5% in January
The monthly increase was much bigger than economists expected.
Feb 19th, 2020