A nonpartisan trade group representing farmers, ranchers, manufacturers, and various labor groups reported on Tuesday that, according to its economic model, Trump’s tariffs on steel “are creating US jobs and stimulating growth,” the opposite of what many mainstream economists predicted. Those new jobs might just be needed if President Trump fails in getting China to change its behavior.

Wall Street jumped at the news from Fed Chairman Jerome Powell that interest rates were “just below” a neutral level.

While the Conference Board says the economy is slowing, Black Friday sales broke records and Cyber Monday sales are expected to do the same.

It's the Fed. It's not durable goods orders or the "death cross" or other reports of an allegedly fading economy that's behind Wall Street's worries.

The Alliance for American Manufacturing has provided a way for U.S. citizens to put their dollars into American companies this Christmas season. 

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