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An Early Morning Strike On Iran

Plus: After first-quarter data came in hotter than expected, the U.S. economy enters uncharted territory.

Checking in on the U.S. Housing Market

Despite improving economic numbers generally, high mortgage rates and high prices are leading to supply problems.

New Year, New Economic Forecast

Economists and everyday Americans try to make heads or tails of the economy.

The Federal Reserve Hits Pause

The central bank holds interest rates steady but signals more hikes could come.

Interest Payments Are a Ticking Time Bomb

Massive federal borrowing means gambling America’s economic future on interest rates never rising.

Federal Reserve Pauses Rate Hikes

Plus: A rare staff editorial.

Three Big Strikes Against ‘Greedflation’

Rising profits and inflation aren’t a corporate conspiracy.

The SVB Scramble

Plus: A Q&A with the freshman representative from Michigan’s 3rd District.

SVB Failed—and So Did the Feds

The bank’s collapse gave policymakers the chance to show that our financial system is functioning as it should.

Is the U.S. Government ‘Too Big to Fail’?

Our looming Treasury bonds crisis.