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Walters: Housing shortage will bite California’s economy  The Mercury News

The housing crisis is hurting the state's overall economy as employers face increasing shortages of skilled workers.

The U.S. Economy Is Likely to Return to Slower Growth in 2019  Barron's

The economy is likely to slow in 2019 after strong growth fueled by tax cuts and military spending in 2018, but a recession appears unlikely.

The benefits of this ‘strong economy’ have not reached all Americans  The Washington Post

There are still a surprising number of red flags in this hot economy, especially compared to 1999-2000.

Good news, bad news: Virginia’s economy is finally back from recession, but threats loom  Washington Post

Go ahead and pop the cork, Virginia. The state's economy has finally emerged from the shadow of the 2008 Great Recession, according to a new study from ...

China’s Economy Flashes New Warning Signs  The Wall Street Journal

China's economic downturn deepened last month, hitting industry and consumers and raising the challenge for Beijing to arrest the slowdown next year while ...

The Sharing Economy Was Dead on Arrival  JSTOR Daily

Sharing economy firms like Lyft and Airbnb promised community, but the ideas they promoted as overturning the status quo are the status quo.

Letter, 12/16: Ethanol improves air, farm economy  Lincoln Journal Star

Farm income has declined by nearly 50 percent in the last five years. While we know our business is cyclical, anything that allows us to have a stable ...

China’s Economy Slows Sharply, in Challenge for Xi Jinping  The New York Times

DONGGUAN, China — China's consumers and businesses are losing confidence. Car sales have plunged. The housing market is stumbling. Some factories are ...

Opinion: Working regionally can drive forward metro area’s economy  MyAJC

I remember well the boom times before the Great Recession. I was a 20-something economic developer working for the Georgia Department of Economic ...

Helping N.D. win in an innovation driven economy  Bismarck Tribune

In recent weeks as we traveled across the state, we received very positive feedback regarding our proposal for the state to invest $25 million a year each ...

Study: Virginia's economy turns corner but storm clouds loom  WHSV

A new economic report says Virginia has finally pulled out of the doldrums caused by the Great Recession and past restrictions on federal spending.

Stocks plunge on fears of weak global economic growth  PBS NewsHour

NEW YORK — Stocks staggered to eight-month lows Friday after weak economic data from China and Europe set off more worries about the global economy.

Euro falls as 'gilets jaunes' protests hit French economy  BBC News

Business activity in France has contracted following the gilets jaunes protests, a survey suggests.

Having wrecked the economy, Venezuela’s rulers see no reason to change  The Economist

ONE MORNING last month Luis Manuel Cómbita was trying to sell large green mangoes in a pedestrianised street in the historic heart of Bogotá, Colombia's ...

The Scariest Economic Chart In The World Right Now May Come From China  Forbes

Move over, U.S. economy: The real action in global forecasting these days lies in figuring out what is happening in the world's second largest economic ...

President Xi Jinping's Next Moves Dictate China's Economic Future  Bloomberg

Deng's 1978 reforms gave China economic might. Now Xi wants more.

Study Reveals The Billions Of Dollars U.S. Consumers And The Economy Lose To Occupational Licensing  Forbes

One in five Americans needs an occupational license to legally work. The costs to the government of regulating occupations may be low, but the cost to ...

Whose economy is in the stronger state to survive the trade war?  South China Morning Post

China may scale back the rhetoric of its global ambitions, recognising that discretion may be the better part of valour in a long-term gameLikewise, Trump may ...

Fears about the economy shouldn’t keep you out of the stock market  MarketWatch

Investors fool themselves when comparing economic uncertainty to the past.

China's Economy Falters and Stocks Take a Global Hit  Fortune

When the second largest economy in the world, China's, takes a hit, so do stock markets. And the country is facing more problems than the ongoing trade war ...

Obama-era labor rule still threatens the economy  Washington Examiner

Despite the current administration's aggressive pro-growth overhaul of federal regulations, a major drag on economic growth remains in the form of a little-known ...

For the American Economy, Storm Clouds on the Horizon  The New York Times

WASHINGTON — Emerging signs of weakness in major economic sectors, including auto manufacturing, agriculture and home building, are prompting some ...

Why the US economy will likely fall into a recession next year  Fox Business

The financial markets have been rocky over the past few weeks.

Healthy patients and a healthy economy: United Hospital Center takes care of North Central WV  WV News

BRIDGEPORT — While generations of North Central West Virginia residents have known they can depend on Bridgeport's United Hospital Center to take care of ...

Sharp Decline Puts Dow in Correction Territory  The Wall Street Journal

All three major U.S. stock indexes are in correction territory for the first time since March 2016, with disappointing economic data from China and the eurozone ...

10,400 Verizon workers quit their jobs. That's a good sign for the economy  CNN

A lot of people want to quit their jobs at Verizon, and that's a really good sign for the economy.

Trump's rookie mistake with the economy could burn him in 2020  New York Post

It seems that Donald Trump has made a rookie mistake on the economy. While US presidents don't always have control over business cycles, there is one hard ...

Goldman Sachs: As long as consumers keep shopping, there's hope for the economy  CNBC

Although falling stocks and rising interest rates will continue to weigh on sentiment, those negatives are likely to be offset by higher wages and retreating oil ...

How Pollution Can Hurt the Health of the Economy  The New York Times

One argument for rolling back environmental regulations — as is occurring under the Trump administration — is that a lighter touch on industry will lift investment ...

The US economy is strong. Three signs it won't last  CNN

Washington (CNN Business) Economic expansions never go on forever. As the United States' long, slow recovery from the Great Recession stretches past the ...

Online brokerage stocks could be signaling trouble ahead for broader market, economy  CNBC

A sell-off in online brokerage stocks such as Charles Schwab and TD Ameritrade could be signaling trouble is ahead for the market and the economy. At the very ...

Another sign of a wobbly economy in weaker November jobs report  CNN

Washington (CNN Business) Americans got another positive jobs report on Friday -- but it was full of warning signs that the economy is beginning to stutter.

How A Business Can Survive An Economic Crash  Forbes

Many people are now talking about a crash or recession. Google Trends reports that searches including “recession” doubled in the past few weeks. The risk of a ...

It’s Not the Economy, Stupid  The New York Times

How to conduct economic policy in an age of social collapse.

Why Venezuelans are all over Fiverr’s YouTube prank economy  Vox

YouTubers like Ricky Dillon and Shane Dawson are paying strangers on Fiverr $5 to slime themselves.

Bridge to nowhere? Some doubts on U.S. economy justified, doom and gloom is not  MarketWatch

Just a few months ago, investors drove the U.S. stock market to an all-time high. Now they're scurrying for the off-ramp and showing *fresh* doubts about economy ...

The Debt Threat to the Economy  The Wall Street Journal

As rates rise, paying back government borrowing will consume the credit needed to sustain growth.

State: No growth seen in Connecticut's 'gig economy'  Hartford Courant

Employment in Connecticut's “gig economy” — characterized by freelance and contract work outside of the traditional labor force — is showing no signs of ...

Steel and aluminum tariffs are not hurting the economy, study says  CNBC

Supporters of the tariffs imposed by the Trump administration on steel and aluminum are making the case that they have worked as intended, without the huge ...

We’re now seeing the Trump economy  The Washington Post

Huge debt, trade wars, rising interest rates and a slowdown in China's economy are pushing us toward a setback, if not a full-blown recession.

Unrest in France Hinders Macron’s Push to Revive Economy  The New York Times

The Yellow Vest protests roiling the country have cost businesses billions of euros and threatened President Emmanuel Macron's strategy for growth.

Wall Street Is Battered by Worsening Economic Outlook in China  The New York Times

Disappointing retail sales and industrial output figures in China helped drag markets down.

Mayor Keller encourages local economy with 'Buy Local' stickers  KRQE News 13

Albuquerque Mayor Tim Keller's initiative to dub December "Buy Local Month" continued Saturday at the packed Rail Yards Holiday Market.

Trump's trade war with China is the biggest threat to the US economy in 2019, and it's making economists the most worried they've been in years  Business Insider

President Donald Trump's trade war with China was cited by 47% of economists as the US economy's biggest threat in 2019 and led to record pessimism.

The Economic Forecast for 2019: Less Growth and More Uncertainty  The Wall Street Journal

Among the big questions: What will the Fed do? And what impact will President Trump's trade policies have on business investment?

Draghi's $3 Trillion QE Bet Isn't a Winner Yet as Economy Wavers  Bloomberg

Mario Draghi chose a curious time to end the European Central Bank's flagship stimulus program.

Waynesboro Municipal Airport drives local economy  Jackson Clarion Ledger

Our large and small airports are a lifeline to our local communities.

Dow slides into correction territory amid economic worries  CBS News

The Dow slumped 2 percent on Friday, pushing the index into correction territory as investors fretted about weak economic data from China, which could signal ...

China, Europe Economic Data Outweigh Positive U.S. Numbers To Push Stocks Lower  Forbes

Weaker economic data from China were a mirror image to strong numbers from the United States, and as investors on Friday reflected on the two sets of figures ...

GM Closings a Fresh Sign of Worry for Economy  The Wall Street Journal

General Motors Co.'s plan to cut up to 14,800 North American jobs is a *fresh* sign the U.S. economy may be slowing after strong growth in the middle of the year.

Goldman warns a sharp US economic slowdown next year could see financial markets running 'scared'  CNBC

Global equity markets could struggle to come to terms with a dramatic slowdown from the world's largest economy next year, one Goldman Sachs strategist told ...

How a late night phone call from Warren Buffett in 2008 may have helped save the US economy  CNBC

In October 2008, in the midst of the financial crisis, Berkshire Hathaway CEO Warren Buffett made a late-night phone call to then-Treasury Secretary Henry ...

EU MELTDOWN? German and French economy in SHOCK SLOWDOWN as euro currency PLUNGES

THE European Union economy has hit a shock slowdown sparking fears of a continent-wide meltdown as the surprise news caused a dramatic slump in the ...

JP Morgan sees a slowdown coming, with economy growing at less than 2 percent in 2019  CNBC

JP Morgan economists expect economic growth to slow down in 2019, to a pace of 1.9 percent for the year. The economists say the slow down from a "boomy" ...

United Will Now Charge Extra for Some Economy Seats That Aren't Even Premium  Travel+Leisure

First, travelers could pay to upgrade to business or first class. Then, airlines slowly began rolling out premium economy tickets, which cost just a bit more than ...

Turkish Economy's Hard Landing Upsets Erdogan Electoral Play  Bloomberg

Now that the hard landing is here for Turkey, the question is how long the economic slowdown will last and what policy makers will do about it with only months ...

Economists see the Trump economy slowing drastically next year before a possible recession in 2020  CNBC

The economy's growth could slow to a crawl by the end of next year and fall into recession by 2020, economists say.

Fed chair says economy is in 'good health' despite risks  CNN

Washington (CNN Business) America's economy is still growing robustly, but a string of possible outside shocks including President Donald Trump's protracted ...

HSBC: These 10 risks could throw the markets and economy for a loop in 2019 | Markets Insider  Business Insider

Trade tensions, impact from climate change, and corporate debt at an all-time high were among the items HSBC said were the top 10 risks facing the market and ...

Europe could 'infect us': Richard Fisher on risks to the economy  CNBC

Richard Fisher, a senior advisor at Barclays and former president of the Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas, says he thinks a slowdown in the economy is more ...

Cheaper Oil Ripples Through the Global Economy  The Wall Street Journal

Analysts are weighing which energy firms are best equipped to cope with lower oil prices should the rout persist.

Economy shapes Trump's 46% job approval rating: Fox News poll  Fox Business

Americans are not so impressed with the U.S. economy these days.

Economy grew 3.5% in third quarter, pushing corporate profits to 6-year high, GDP shows  MarketWatch

A torrid U.S. economy blazed a 3.5% pace of growth during the summer and boosted corporate profits to the highest rate in six years, *fresh* GDP figures show.

The UK government says its Brexit deal will hurt the economy  CNN

It's official: The British government's plan for leaving the European Union will be bad for the economy.

India's economy just suffered a sharp slowdown  CNN

Gross domestic product expanded 7.1% in the quarter ended September, according to official data. That's a big step down from 8.2% growth in the second ...

China readying plan to widen foreign access to its economy: WSJ  CNBC

China is preparing to replace its Made in China 2025 policy with a new program designed to allow foreign companies greater participation in its economy, ...

Trade War Damage to China's Economy Is Already Done, Citi Says  Bloomberg

The damage to China's economy from the trade war with the U.S. can't be immediately made good even in the case of a resolution with President Donald Trump, ...

Business boom in Jeffersonville means major growth to economy  WDRB

JEFFERSONVILLE, Ind. (WDRB) -- A major growth spurt is rocking Jeffersonville's economy. More than two dozen new businesses are moving into one busy ...

2018 a year of progress for local economy  The Newark Advocate

NEWARK – The county's business community saw some notable changes in the past 12 months. While the following is by no means a complete list of all ...

President Donald Trump's poll numbers are bad, but here's why he could win in 2020  CNN

If the economy has the same job growth over the final two years of Trump's first term as it did over the first two years, history suggests Trump would be favored to ...

Turbulent Stock Market Is Flashing a Warning About the Economy  The New York Times

Unemployment is near lows not seen in half a century. The American economy is set for its best year since 2005. Large corporations are producing giant profits.

Goldman Sachs believes the US economy will slow to a crawl next year  CNBC

Goldman Sachs believes the U.S. economy will slow significantly in the second half of next year as the Federal Reserve continues to raise interest rates and the ...

Local economy looking good for 2019 | Local News  messenger-inquirer

Owensboro is on a decade-long run of major construction projects.

The stock market is overreacting because fears about the economy are overblown  MarketWatch

A volatile stock market, spurred by mixed signals on trade, has stoked fears that the U.S. economy will take a sharp downturn in 2019. The recent tumult has ...

CEOs are losing faith in the U.S. economy  Yahoo Finance

CEO confidence in the economy for the next year is at its lowest level in 12 months, adding to a growing body of evidence and the market's negative trend is ...

Bruised Euro-Zone Economy Stumbles On After Its 2018 Beating  Bloomberg

The euro-zone economy is down but not out after a year battered by freezing weather, trade wars, budget disputes and car trouble.

Red Dead Online's Economy Changes Work Well Enough, But Questions Remain  Forbes

After players had a collective meltdown about the state of the Red Dead Online beta's economy at launch, Rockstar reacted swiftly to course-correct, changing a ...

The Hard Truths of Trying to 'Save' the Rural Economy  The New York Times

Rural America's economy is in decline, and trying to fix it by turning small towns into tech hubs isn't working.

US oil drops 2.6% to $51.20 a barrel amid weak China economic data  CNBC

Oil prices dropped on Friday, weighed down by a falling U.S. stock market, while weak economic data from China pointed to lower fuel demand in the world's ...

The New Economy and the Trump Rump  The New York Times

Why we went from regional divide to political chasm.

Richard Fisher: 'Horrifically bad' education system biggest economic threat  CNBC

Richard Fisher says America's "horrifically bad" primary and secondary education system is the biggest long-term threat to the U.S. economy – especially as ...

China's consumers, factory output take a beating as economic gloom...  Reuters

BEIJING (Reuters) - China's November retail sales grew at their weakest pace since 2003 and industrial output rose the least in nearly three years as domestic ...

Europe's circular economy competitive advantage  GreenBiz

Europe feels a long way away from the vibrant and teeming Yokohama waterfront on the edge of Tokyo Bay. Since the 1970s, the story of the world's economy ...

Seeking lessons from China’s long economic boom  The Economist

THAT CHINA has had decades of stellar growth is beyond doubt. More controversial is what can be learned from it. Does China prove that the basic tenets of ...

Millennials Didn’t Kill the Economy. The Economy Killed Millennials.  The Atlantic

The American system has thrown them into debt, depressed their wages, kept them from buying homes—and then blamed them for everything.

RI Will Lose Out on Millions to Economy as General Electric Misses Jobs Number  GoLocalProv

In June of 2016, Governor Gina Raimondo and a room of VIPs announced at the Providence Public Library that General Electric was creating a digital office in ...

Germany’s Economy Will Be Europe’s Problem  Bloomberg

The imminent end of German Chancellor Angela Merkel's final term presents a great challenge for both her country and the entire European project.

Cheap oil is no longer a huge positive for the US economy  CNN

President Donald Trump is calling for oil prices to go lower, but crude's deepening bear market comes with significant negative consequences.

5 things to know about Colorado's economy in 2019 | CU Boulder Today  CU Boulder Today

The latest Colorado Business Economic Outlook predicts the state will grow, but at a slower pace in 2019.

Federal report says climate change will wallop U.S. economy  NBC News

Federal report says climate change could cost the United States hundreds of billions of dollars by the turn of the century and calls for immediate action.

How much for a can of beans? Red Dead Online's virtual world grapples with real economic problems  USA TODAY

Players of critically lauded 'Red Dead Redemption 2's online offshoot are upset about the game's economy. It's not the first to raise gamers' ire.

Economy seen growing over 7% in 2019  Philippine Star

MANILA, Philippines — Nomura Securities Ltd. expects the Philippines to book faster economic expansion with gross domestic product (GDP) growing above ...

A $9 trillion corporate debt bomb is 'bubbling' in the US economy  CNBC

At first glance, it looks like a $9 trillion time bomb is ready to detonate, a corporate debt load that has escalated thanks to easy borrowing terms and a seemingly ...

Fed’s Brainard Sees Reasons for Economic Optimism but Flags New ‘Crosscurrents’  Wall Street Journal

Federal Reserve governor Lael Brainard signaled support for an interest-rate increase at the central bank's meeting this month but said new headwinds could ...

How the Outdoor Economy Feeds Us  Flathead Beacon

The phrase “public lands” has been bandied about the West with increasing frequency in recent years as debate swirls around best land-management practices, ...

The Stock Market Is the Most Divorced It’s Been From the Economy Since 2010  Bloomberg

It's getting harder to argue that the American economy's showing signs of trouble, but judging by stocks, things don't look so well. The divergence is getting to be ...

What 2019 has in store for West Michigan's economy

GRAND RAPIDS, MI -- West Michigan's economy is on track for a strong year in 2019, but steel and aluminum tariffs and a skilled worker shortage continues to ...

Quantitative easing draws to a close, despite a faltering economy  The Economist

CENTRAL BANKING can be agonising. The effect of monetary policy on the economy is not immediate, so decisions must be based on expectations for two ...

Could a recession hit the Trump economy before 2020?  CNBC

The Center on Budget and Policy Priorities' Jared Bernstein and AEI's James Pethokoukis discuss the lame duck Congress' agenda leading up into January.

Saudi Arabia Reviews Expat Fees as Economy Feels Sting  Bloomberg

Saudi Arabia is reviewing its policy of imposing fees on expatriate workers after rising costs inflicted economic pain and contributed to an exodus of foreigners, ...