Simple folk wisdom can be persuasive, even when pushed by an obvious phony.
Just printing more money won’t solve our problems.
Will we avoid a recession? Will China’s recovery continue to fizzle? Is this the year for AI? And more.
Contemporary comparisons tend to leave out the increase in wages.
Argentina embraces a gimmick.
Despite the malaise, the U.S. economy continues to defy expectations.
High prices for food and gas and elevated interest rates are more visible than more encouraging big-picture indicators.
The central bank holds interest rates steady but signals more hikes could come.
The pandemic had something to do with it, but so did policy.
Plus: A new nuclear reactor comes online in Georgia.
Plus: The best inflation report in years.
Plus: A rare staff editorial.
The significance of the Census Bureau adopting a new method to measure inflation.
He has the advantage of incumbency, but will that matter if voters believe he’s bad for the economy?
Rising profits and inflation aren’t a corporate conspiracy.
Examining the accuracy of the ‘hemline index.’