Scott Horsley Scott Horsley is NPR's Chief Economics Correspondent.
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Looking Back On Some Of The Economic Highs And Lows Throughout 2019

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An Impossible Burger, left, and a Cali Burger, from Umami Burger. A new era of meat alternatives appeared on restaurant menus and grocery story shelves in 2019. Richard Drew/AP hide caption

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Immigration Raids, Burger Wars And Other Business Stories You May Have Missed In 2019

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President Trump prepares to sign the tax legislation in the Oval Office on Dec. 22, 2017. The GOP tax cut did not pay for itself, as promised, nor did it deliver a sustained boost to economic growth. Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images hide caption

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After 2 Years, Trump Tax Cuts Have Failed To Deliver On GOP's Promises

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U.S. Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer speaks Dec. 10 in Mexico City during an event to sign an updated trade agreement between the U.S., Canada and Mexico. It was just one development in a week that exposed deep cracks in the global trading system. Henry Romero/Reuters hide caption

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7 Days That Shook 7 Decades Of World Trade

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Trump Announces A 'Phase 1' Trade Deal With China

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U.S.-China Reach First Phase Of A Trade Deal

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News Brief: Conservatives Win Big In U.K. Election, Impeachment Vote, China Trade

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Reports Of Possible U.S.-China Trade Deal

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Democrats Move Closer To Giving Trump A Big Legislative Victory On Trade

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House Speaker Nancy Pelosi called the altered trade agreement "much better than NAFTA" and "infinitely better than what was initially proposed by the administration." Susan Walsh/AP hide caption

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U.S. Takes Steps To Sideline The World Trade Organization

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An employee stocks the toy section of a Walmart on Black Friday in King of Prussia, Pa. Sarah Silbiger/Reuters hide caption

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Job Market Surges As Employers Add 266,000 Jobs In November

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U.S. farmers have suffered a one-two punch of bad weather, which makes it hard to grow crops, and tariffs, which make it hard to sell what they grow. Michael Conroy/AP hide caption

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How Hard Are Tariffs Hitting The Economy? It Depends On Who You Ask

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