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Posted byon July 30, 2015 at 9:30 AM EDT
Real GDP rose faster in the second quarter than in the first, even after a large upward revision to first-quarter growth. Strong personal consumption led the rebound as consumers spent more of the windfall gains from lower oil prices that they had saved in the first quarter, and many of the temporary factors that restrained growth in the first quarter faded.
Posted byon July 28, 2015 at 12:01 PM EDT
A report from the Department of Treasury, Council of Economic Advisers, and the Department of Labor explores the rise in occupational licensing and its important consequences for our economy.
Posted byon July 24, 2015 at 11:50 AM EDT
The SBA Administrator is joining President Obama in Nairobi, Kenya, for the sixth-annual Global Entrepreneurship Summit. GES 2015 will shine a spotlight on the extraordinary potential of entrepreneurs in sub-Saharan Africa and beyond.
Posted byon July 21, 2015 at 12:11 PM EDT
Posted byon July 21, 2015 at 12:00 PM EDT
Five years ago today, the President signed the Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act -- representing some of the most sweeping set of financial reforms we've made since the Great Depression.
Posted byon July 17, 2015 at 10:41 AM EDT
Welcome to the West Wing Week, your guide to everything that's happening at 1600 Pennsylvania Avenue.
Posted byon July 3, 2015 at 5:15 PM EDT
Three highlights from the President's speech on the economy in La Crosse, Wisconsin.
Posted byon July 2, 2015 at 1:09 PM EDT
The President announced that we will extend overtime pay for nearly 5 million people. Nick may be one of them.
Posted byon July 2, 2015 at 9:30 AM EDT
The economy added 223,000 jobs in June as the unemployment rate fell to 5.3 percent. Our economy has now added 5.6 million jobs over the past two years, the strongest two-year job growth since 2000.
Posted byon June 30, 2015 at 5:12 PM EDT
Check out this chart to see why American businesses and workers depend on the Export-Import Bank to compete in the global economy.