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What We’re Following

Jobs, Jobs, Jobs: The February jobs report is out, and the numbers look good: The U.S. economy continued to grow last month. Even President Trump, who claimed in the past that positive stats were false, is now optimistic—a worrying reversal, since it shows he’s willing to turn the accuracy of official data into a political battle. The success of his family’s businesses since he took office can’t hurt his outlook—but on a broader scale, can America’s streak of economic growth last? Economists consider whether the U.S. is headed for a recession.

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