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Can The U.S. Economy Keep Growing?

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U.S. Economic Growth At 4.1 Percent For 2nd Quarter

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Speaking at the White House, President Trump called Friday's report of 4.1 percent economic growth in the second quarter "amazing." Evan Vucci/AP hide caption

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U.S. Economy Surges To A 4.1 Percent Growth Pace In 2nd Quarter

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Young hogs are seen at a farm in Farmville, N.C. From farmers to meat-storage facilities, to auto parts manufacturers, the impact of tariffs is spreading. Gerry Broome/AP hide caption

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Tariffs Are Having A Chilling Effect On More U.S. Businesses

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Kathy Kraninger, President Trump's nominee to run the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau, testifies before the Senate Banking Committee on Thursday. Manuel Balce Ceneta/AP hide caption

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Democratic Senators Slam Trump's Pick To Run Consumer Financial Protection Bureau

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Senators To DeVos On TEACH Grant Debacle: 'Urgent That These Mistakes Are Fixed'

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A handful of experts are pointing to business uncertainty and a few financial and economic indicators as signs of a possible recession on the horizon. Lynne Sladky/AP hide caption

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Is The U.S. Headed For Recession?

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Supreme Court Sides With American Express In Antitrust Case

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Tensions Rise Between U.S. And China Over Trade Actions

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Comptroller of the Currency Joseph Otting, a former bank executive, is testifying before Congress this week about reshaping some banking rules. Alex Brandon/AP hide caption

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Former Banker, Now Regulator, Wants To Allow Banks To Make Payday-Style Loans

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Mulvaney Further Scales Back CFPB Role As An Aggressive Watchdog

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Mick Mulvaney speaks during a November news conference at the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau. On Wednesday, he moved to effectively disband the agency's Consumer Advisory Council. Jacquelyn Martin/AP hide caption

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Mick Mulvaney Effectively Fires CFPB Advisory Council

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U.S. Jobless Rate Drops To 3.8 Percent

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A "help wanted" sign hangs on a window of a restaurant in New York City. The U.S. economy gained a stronger-than-expected 223,000 jobs last month and the unemployment rate edged down to an 18-year low. Drew Angerer/Getty Images hide caption

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Unemployment Rate Drops To 3.8 Percent, Lowest Since 2000

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Federal Reserve Proposes Changes To Volcker Rule

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