Economy

Meet the Radical Economists Behind Warren, Sanders

Top 2020 Dems' wealth tax plans based on controversial research

Two controversial economists have played a major role in the 2020 Democratic primary with Senators Bernie Sanders (I., Vt.) and Elizabeth Warren (D., Mass.) each trumpeting major tax hikes and financial reforms to curb inequality.

U.S. Jobs Growth Rises Moderately; Unemployment Rate Falls to 3.5%

WASHINGTON, (Reuters) - U.S. job growth increased moderately in September, with the unemployment rate dropping to near a 50-year low of 3.5%, which could assuage financial market concerns that the slowing economy was on the brink of a recession amid lingering trade tensions.

Biden: Economy ‘Collapsing’ Because of Trump

Unemployment is at its lowest in 50 years

Former vice president Joe Biden told reporters on Thursday in Detroit that "the economy as well as the soul of this country" are collapsing because of President Donald Trump's policies.