Amazon’s announcement that it will raise its minimum wage to $15 an hour is a smart political move for its owner, and it will cost the company almost nothing.
The Conference Board's report on consumer confidence in September, released earlier this week, caught forecasters by surprise once again.
In the first six months of 2018 alone, American companies have called back $465 billion of untaxed corporate earnings from abroad.
Second-quarter GDP growth was revised upward, to 4.2 percent, and some are now predicting 4.6-percent third-quarter growth. Could Trump's claim of five-percent GDP growth become reality?