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Bank of America just slashed its forecast for global economic growth — and it’s blaming Trump’s trade war

The firm lowered its predicted global GDP forecast to 3.3% from 3.6%. It had already lowered it in November.
President Donald Trump

Trump’s best selling point for reelection in 2020 is looking stronger than ever

Friday's GDP report is just another piece of good economic news that President Donald Trump can use to solidify his argument for reelection in 2020.
City Hall is seen in the distance as construction workers help carry a huge American flag in a march to the Metropolitan Detention Center during one a several May Day immigration-themed events on May 1, 2014 in Los Angeles, California

GDP growth smashed expectations at the beginning of 2019. But economists say the upswing probably won’t last.

A broad measure of economic growth out Friday may have masked pockets of weakness in the economy.

Here comes GDP …

Economists forecast that gross domestic product, a measure of all the goods and services produced in a country, expanded at an annualized rate of 2.3% in Q1.

Germany’s economy is flashing yet another ‘grim’ warning after more weak data and a slump in demand

Weak manufacturing data and lower growth forecasts are signalling major weakness in Germany.
If California were a country, it would have the fifth highest GDP in the world.

11 mind-blowing facts about the US economy

The US economy has been the world's biggest for more than a century. Here are some mind-blowing facts about America's economy.

This map shows that each US state is basically its own country

Using data from the Bureau of Economic Analysis and the CIA World Factbook, we found the country with the closest-sized economy to each state.
Three Boeing 737 fuselages on an embankment on the Clark Fork River after a BNSF Railway train derailed near Rivulet, Montana, in 2014.

Boeing’s 737 Max crisis could have a bigger effect on the US economy than the government shutdown

If Boeing is forced to stop producing the plane that's crashed twice, it could knock a huge chunk of the US' economic output, JPMorgan is warning.
President Donald Trump and Federal Reserve Chair Jerome Powell

Trump got exactly what he wanted from the Fed, but for reasons he is going to hate

President Donald Trump has long wanted the Federal Reserve to pause interest-rate hikes, but he probably doesn't like the reason the Fed is giving.
A worker collects cuttings from a marijuana plant at the Canopy Growth Corporation facility in Smiths Falls

Marijuana is the fastest-growing industry in the US job market, according to a new report

Marijuana is the fastest-growing industry in the US job market, according to a new report