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October 15, 2018
Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin speaks during the SelectUSA Investment Summit in National Harbor, Maryland, on June 21, 2018. Bloomberg photo by Andrew Harrer.
Deficit balloons to $779 billion in Trump's second year
October 15, 2018 - 4:09pm
October 12, 2018
The Soro Enshi container ship at the Yangshan Deep Water Port in Shanghai on July 10, 2018.  Bloomberg photo by Qilai Shen.
China's trade surplus with the US hit record $34.1 billion in September amid trade war
October 12, 2018 - 9:31am
October 6, 2018
An American flag flies July 5, 2017, at Barry Farm, a Washington D.C. housing development that is to be demolished and rebuilt into multi-income housing. Washington Post photo by Michael Robinson Chavez.
Downward mobility: Where middle-class kids are worse off than their parents
October 6, 2018 - 5:17am
October 5, 2018
Boyd Trueman grinds down a weld at Curbtender, a maker of garbage trucks in Cedar Falls, Iowa, Aug. 13, 2018. Iowa and North Dakota have some of lowest unemployment rates in the country.  (Scott Morgan/Copyright 2018 The New York Times)
Unemployment rate falls to 3.7 percent, lowest since 1969
October 5, 2018 - 8:56am
October 1, 2018
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Commentary: The bottom 90 percent are still poorer than they were in 2007
October 1, 2018 - 1:30pm
September 17, 2018
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North Dakota sales tax collections continue to increase
September 17, 2018 - 4:37pm
September 13, 2018
Black, Hispanic Minnesotan incomes rebounded in 2017; significant gaps remain
September 13, 2018 - 6:00am
September 7, 2018
A job seeker shakes hands with a representative during a National Career Fairs event in Tampa, Florida, on May 23, 2018. MUST CREDIT: Bloomberg photo by Luke Sharrett.
US economy adds 201,000 jobs in August as strong hiring continues
September 7, 2018 - 9:14am
September 2, 2018
Letter: Congress must now tackle Tax Cuts 2.0
September 2, 2018 - 9:05am
August 23, 2018
From left: Congressman Kevin Cramer, R-N.D., hosts U.S. Secretary of Commerce Wilbur Ross and U.S. Department of Agriculture Deputy Secretary Stephen Censky in a press conference following a trade town hall meeting Thursday, Aug. 23, 2018, at the North Dakota State College of Science’s Fargo campus.  Michael Vosburg / Forum News Service
Commerce secretary urges ND ag producers to hang tough in trade war
August 23, 2018 - 8:34pm
August 3, 2018
A job seeker shakes hands with a representative during a National Career Fairs event in Tampa, Florida, on May 23, 2018. MUST CREDIT: Bloomberg photo by Luke Sharrett.
US economy adds 157,000 jobs in July, slightly below expectations
August 3, 2018 - 8:15am
August 2, 2018
Ethan Hellier, manager of the Midwest region of the U.S. Chamber of Commerce, presents Rep. Kevin Cramer with the 2018 Spirit of Enterprise award following a legislatvie update session with the Fargo Moorhead Chamber of Commerce on Thursday, August 2, at the Hjemkomst Center in Moorhead. Erin Bormett / Forum News Service
Rep. Cramer talks farm bill progress, 'rocketship economy' during stop in F-M
August 2, 2018 - 5:31pm
August 1, 2018
Two combines harvest a field Wednesday, Aug. 12, 2015, south of Harwood, N.D. Michael Vosburg / Forum News Service
Economist: Prolonged trade war threatens ND economic growth
August 1, 2018 - 5:56pm
July 27, 2018
Soybeans are unloaded at dusk during harvest in Buda, Illinois, on Sept. 29, 2017.   Bloomberg photo by Daniel Acker.
Economy grows 4.1%, the fastest pace since 2014
July 27, 2018 - 7:27pm
July 14, 2018
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Minnesota's prevailing-wage laws a 'win-win-win,' researcher says; critics call for changes
July 14, 2018 - 9:19am
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