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The Myth Of The Self-Made Millennial

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Nostalgia, National Security Drives Trump's Economic Policies

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Understanding Friday's Economic News

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GDP Growth Is Small Comfort To Business Owners Grappling With Tariffs

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Can The U.S. Economy Keep Growing?

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State representatives work in the house chambers at the State House in Montgomery, Ala. A federal appeals court sided with workers from Birmingham, Ala., who argued that state lawmakers racially discriminated against the majority-black city by blocking a minimum wage hike. Brynn Anderson/AP hide caption

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In Battle Pitting Cities Vs. States Over Minimum Wage, Birmingham Scores A Win

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What's Behind The Surge In GDP

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

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GDP Is Up 4.1 Percent: What That Means

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President Trump Touts His Trade Mission, Works To Ease Tensions

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