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What is Business Roundtable

Business Roundtable (BRT) is an association of chief executive officers of leading U.S. companies working to promote sound public policy and a thriving U.S. economy.

August 26, 2016

The Bureau of Economic Analysis released its revised second quarter GDP estimate today, reporting that the economy grew just 1.1 percent (down from the previous estimate of 1.2 percent...

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The Top Line, GDP, Economy, Economic Growth
August 25, 2016

The Treasury Department’s white paper on European Union state aid investigations should be a wake-up call to the European Commission that it is well past time to stop its unprecedented and discriminatory state aid investigations against U.S. companies.  In a...

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August 5, 2016

The labor market exhibited signs of strength in July despite continued global headwinds and sluggish second quarter economic growth, adding 255,000 jobs in the month. According to the monthly report by the Bureau of Labor Statistics,...

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Jobs, Employment, Unemployment
July 29, 2016

The U.S. economy expanded by just 1.2 percent in Q2 2016 after growing by 0.8 percent (revised) in Q1, according to the advance estimate released today by the Bureau of Economic Analysis. The figure came in much...

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GDP, Economy, Jobs, GDP growth, The Top Line
July 8, 2016

After a slump in May (11,000 jobs), labor market momentum accelerated in June with the addition of 287,000 jobs across almost every sector of the economy.

Wages continued to rise while the unemployment rate, which ticked up due to an increase in labor force participation, remains below 5...

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The Top Line, Employment, Unemployment, Jobs


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Momentum for America

Solutions to Expand Jobs & Grow the U.S. Economy

In 2016, Business Roundtable will focus its efforts on greater job expansion and economic growth – national priorities that are inextricably linked. Informing our plan is our collective business experience as CEOs of America’s leading companies, experience that tells us what it takes to build momentum for the United States in in 2016 and beyond.