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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 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
July 1, 2016

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...

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June 29, 2016

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...

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Economic, GDP, Economic Growth, The Top Line


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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.