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President Trump attends International Association of Chiefs of Police annual conference and expo in Chicago

Here’s why the economy may not ultimately decide the 2020 election

The sluggish growth of the US economy leaves room for dueling interpretations and partisanship could be a bigger factor in the election next year.

Here’s why the go-to metric for assessing economic strength is far from perfect — and might need an update

Gross domestic product is the standard for ranking economies, but critics say it should factor in sustainability and quality-of-life.

The auto industry is shrinking as the world reaches ‘peak car’ — and it’s dragging down the entire global economy

The automotive sector represented 20% of GDP slowdown in 2018, according to the International Monetary Fund's latest World Economic Outlook report.

The US economy slowed less than expected in the 3rd quarter amid strong consumer spending

The results cast further doubt on the prospect that Trump would fulfill his longstanding pledge to bring US growth to or above 3% this year.

Trade wars could slow global growth to weakest pace since financial crisis, IMF warns

Trade tensions could push the world economy to grow at its slowest pace since the financial crisis a decade ago, the IMF warned Tuesday.
U.S. President Barack Obama meets with President-elect Donald Trump in the Oval Office of the White House in Washington November 10, 2016.

Trump boasts the economy is the best it’s ever been. Here are 9 charts showing how it’s fared compared to the Obama and Bush presidencies....

Trump touts his handling of the economy as the strongest indicator of his success, but a closer look reveals a mixed picture.
Mark Zuckerberg is the fourth richest person in the US.

The 5 richest men in the US have a staggering combined wealth of $435.4 billion. That’s more than 2% of America’s GDP.

Jeff Bezos, Bill Gates, Warren Buffett, Mark Zuckerberg, and Larry Ellison are the richest people in the US.
Singapore came in at number 5.

The 20 best countries around the world to invest in now

For this ranking, over 7,000 business decision makers scored countries across eight different categories.

The US economy cooled more than originally thought in the second quarter as Trump’s trade wars raged

The results dimmed the prospect that the White House would reach its economic growth estimates for the year.
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.