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Britain's Prime Minister Boris Johnson.

The UK economy unexpectedly shrunk for the first time in 7 years — and the pound is getting clobbered

GDP fell by 0.2% between April and June, the worst performance for seven years.

The world’s population is expected to hit 9.7 billion in 30 years, soar to 11 billion by 2100

By 2050, 1 in 6 people in the world will be over the age of 65, compared to 1 in 11 in 2019

China’s strong data sparks major stock rally with economic stimulus ‘bearing fruit’

Global stock markets were broadly higher Wednesday after China released positive GDP, industrial, retail and investment data.
President Donald Trump will fall just short of his promised 3% annual GDP growth, according to the Federal Reserve.

Trump’s biggest economic goal once looked like a slam dunk — but now it’s looking like it will fall just short

Fed Chairman Jerome Powell said GDP is projected to be "a little less than 3%" in 2018, leaving the US just shy of President Trump's promised growth.

The White House now thinks the shutdown will be twice as bad for the economy than they originally thought

The White House nearly doubled its estimate of weekly GDP losses due to the shutdown to 0.13 points a week as the US economy takes a hit.

The government shutdown could cause a disaster for the US economy if Trump follows through on his threat to continue the fight for ‘months’...

The shutdown is hurting the US economy. If the government shutdown drags on through March, the US GDP could go negative, according to one economist.

The blowout jobs report seems to ‘make a mockery’ of recession fears, economist says

With eyes on a burgeoning labor market, some are rethinking warnings of an imminent downturn.
Vendors sell vegetables at a wholesale vegetable market in the old quarters of Delhi January 22, 2014.

India keeps its crown as the fastest-growing major economy in the world

India's economy expanded more than 8% between April and June from a year earlier, as a surge in manufacturing activity and spending powered the world's sixth-largest economy to its fastest growth in more than two years.

Trump got a dynamite GDP number last quarter — and early signs point to the next one being even better

President Donald Trump celebrated the 4.1% GDP growth in the second quarter as a sign his policies were working. Based on early estimates for third-quarter GDP, there may be more to celebrate on the way.
U.S. President Donald Trump reacts as he sits on a truck while he welcomes truckers and CEOs to attend a meeting regarding healthcare at the White House in Washington, U.S., March 23, 2017.

One of Wall Street’s most-followed forecasters has a wild new prediction for the US economy

The Atlanta Fed's GDP model forecasts 5.4% growth in the first quarter.