Real Time Economics: U.S. Keeps a Hard Line In China Trade Talks

December 16, 2018

This is the web version of the WSJ’s newsletter on the economy. You can sign up for daily delivery here. The Trump administration’s point man on China trade talks says the U.S. will hold fast to its 90-day deadline, leaving a short window to resolve thorny commercial issues.  Good morning. Jeff Sparshott here to take you through key developments in the global economy. We’ll also look at the latest on Huawei’s CFO, how a…

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Real Time Economics: U.S. Wages Poised for a Breakout | China’s Factories Slow | Millennials Drive Homeownership

November 9, 2018

This is the web version of the WSJ’s newsletter on the economy. You can sign up for daily delivery here. Good morning. Today we look at the U.S. labor market, inflation, homeownership in America, a two-year low for China manufacturing activity, and warnings on tariffs.  BREAK ON THROUGH U.S. workers’ wages are poised to break through a 3% annual growth ceiling that’s held firm for nearly a decade when the Labor Department…

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Real Time Economics: Why U.S. Economic Growth Is Poised to Slow

November 5, 2018

This is the web version of the WSJ’s newsletter on the economy. You can sign up for daily delivery here. Good morning. Today we look at whether U.S. economic growth has already peaked, the mystery of low inflation, how tariffs are reshaping the Farm Belt, and key elections in Latin America and Europe. THE TIDE IS HIGH The U.S. economy just posted one of the best six-month stretches of the past decade. There’s…

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Real Time Economics: The U.S. Economy Is Absolutely Roaring—At Least For Now

July 21, 2018

This is the web version of the WSJ’s newsletter on the economy. You can sign up for daily delivery here. Good morning! Today we look at the torrid pace of U.S. economic growth and why that might not last, new lows for the yuan and the rupee, the latest developments in President Trump’s trade policy, and the paltry personal saving rate of American consumers.  TAKE FIVE The U.S. economy is roaring, at…

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