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...Continue Reading
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...Continue Reading
July 4th is High Season for Travel Woes
As the nation prepares to celebrate our national holiday on July 4th, it is always in style to celebrate the freedoms and rights that make the United States such a wonderful country.
Unfortunately, for millions of Americans who plan to...Continue Reading
The U.S. economy grew by 1.1 percent (revised), the Bureau of Economic Analysis announced Tuesday, a slightly faster pace than was initially estimated, although still below the 1.4 percent growth rate in the final quarter of 2015.
A modest gain in consumer spending, small uptick in net...Continue Reading
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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.