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March 20, 2017
Tourists and visitors crowd the Reflecting Pool and the Washington Monument (C) with the U.S. Capitol in the background, in the days prior to Donald J. Trump's inauguration, in Washington, U.S., January 15, 2017. REUTERS/Mike Theiler
Travel ban, strong dollar could put a damper on tourism
March 20, 2017 - 8:37am
March 10, 2017
People wait in line to enter the Nassau County Mega Job Fair at Nassau Veterans Memorial Coliseum in Uniondale, New York, U.S. October 7, 2014. REUTERS/Shannon Stapleton/File Photo
Strong job growth, rising wages set stage for Fed rate hike
March 10, 2017 - 9:51am
March 7, 2017
A mule truck moves a container in the Port of Miami in Miami, Florida, U.S., May 19, 2016. REUTERS/Carlo Allegri
Oil imports lift U.S. trade deficit to near five-year high
March 7, 2017 - 1:10pm
March 4, 2017
Don Wille, owner of Wille Logging Lumber and Timber in Puposky, leans on timber he logged out of Itasca State Park after storms this past summer.  Forum News Service photo
Milder temperatures in Minnesota bring a new challenge to timber industry
March 4, 2017 - 5:19pm
February 23, 2017
People attend the Tesla and Space X booth at TechFair LA, a technology job fair, in Los Angeles Jan. 26, 2017. Lucy Nicholson / Reuters
U.S. labor, housing markets data underscore economy's stamina
February 23, 2017 - 10:54am
February 22, 2017
U.S. Treasury Secretary Steve Mnuchin, center, listens to President Donald Trump speak during a "strategic initiatives" lunch at the White House Feb. 22, 2017. Kevin Lamarque / Reuters
Trump seeks jobs advice from some firms that offshore U.S. work
February 22, 2017 - 3:10pm
February 20, 2017
Study: Immigrants make up growing part of workforce, tax base of ND, Minnesota
February 20, 2017 - 9:31pm
February 16, 2017
Construction workers build a single family home in San Diego Feb. 15, 2017. Mike Blake / Reuters
US housing starts drop; permits rise to one-year high
February 16, 2017 - 10:19am
February 15, 2017
Scott Green, Market President of Starion Bank, speaks on Wednesday, Feb. 15, 2017, during the Chamber of Commerce’s annual Economic Outlook Forum at Fargo’s Ramada Plaza & Suites. David Samson / Forum News Service
Economist: New recession unlikely for now as America enters 'bunny market'
February 15, 2017 - 5:44pm
January 30, 2017
A family shops at the Wal-Mart Supercenter in Springdale, Ark., June 4, 2015. REUTERS/Rick Wilking/File Photo
U.S. consumer spending, housing data bolster economic outlook
January 30, 2017 - 4:57pm
January 26, 2017
A construction site of new homes is seen at Leyden Rock in Arvada, Colo., Aug. 30, 2016. REUTERS/Rick Wilking/File Photo
U.S. new home sales fall; weekly jobless claims rise
January 26, 2017 - 12:14pm
January 15, 2017
State manufacturers optimistic about 2017 economy
January 15, 2017 - 9:26am
January 10, 2017
The Wal-Mart logo is pictured on cash registers at a new store in Chicago, January 24, 2012.  REUTERS/John Gress
Wal-Mart plans to cut hundreds of jobs this month
January 10, 2017 - 1:18pm
January 8, 2017
Reader Opinion: It's the economy
January 8, 2017 - 7:46pm
November 21, 2016
8% earned money by using the web to find paid jobs, or "gigs," while 18% have earned money by selling things online and another 1% rented out their homes or apartments on a sharing site. Some have engaged in more than one of those activities so that, all told, 24% made money from one form or another of online commerce, the study found. BrainerdDispatch.com Illustration
Nearly a quarter of Americans earn money from digital platforms
November 21, 2016 - 2:23pm
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