Economy

Trump’s Manufacturing Promises Disappoint as Economy Sours

Foxconn’s failure to deliver on a Wisconsin project underscores the limits of the president’s power to make companies bend to his will.

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Kodak Loan Debacle Puts a New Agency in the Hot Seat

A stumbling effort to prop up the domestic generic drugs sector underscores the challenges of a Trump administration industrial policy.

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Trump’s Biggest Economic Legacy Isn’t About the Numbers

The president has shifted the way both parties talk about trade, immigration and deficits — and despite dismal economic news, many voters still reward him for it.

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Labor Department Curbs Announcements of Company Violations

A memo tells officials to hold back on news releases about enforcement decisions, saying they can linger unfairly online if citations are overturned.

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The Times Project Out of Work in America Examines the Impact of Unemployment

Millions across the U.S. have lost work. What toll has that taken on people’s lives in places like Owensboro, Ky., and Eau Claire, Wis.? The National desk teamed up with local news organizations to find out.

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Unemployment Claims Are Down, but Many Workers Lower Expectations

With temporary layoffs turning permanent and career paths derailed, economists say a new coronavirus wave could derail the recovery.

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Iowa Never Locked Down. Its Economy Is Struggling Anyway.

President Trump has blamed Democratic officials’ rules for impeding the recovery. But even where restrictions are few, business is far from normal.

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Forget Antitrust Laws. To Limit Tech, Some Say a New Regulator Is Needed.

Even as the Justice Department sued Google, some antitrust experts wondered whether a different government response would be more effective.

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James A. Johnson, Democratic Power Broker, Dies at 76

Once called “the chairman of the universe,” he led Fannie Mae, the Kennedy Center and the Brookings Institution. He also aided in several presidential runs.

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Big Tech’s Professional Opponents Strike at Google

An unlikely collection of lawyers, activists, economists and academics are fueling the tech backlash, armed with funding from billionaire sponsors.

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