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Poll: Under half of American voters trust major political parties

Dec 28, 2023
One-quarter of poll respondents have little or no confidence in either party's ability to fairly select presidential nominee.

GDP report shows slowing economic growth

Sep 29, 2023
Annual economic growth down from first quarter.

U.S. unemployment rises to 3.8 percent

Sep 1, 2023
Employment in transportation, warehousing on decline.

Inflation drops to lowest rate in nearly two years

Jul 13, 2023
The Labor Department reported on Wednesday that consumer prices rose only 3 percent during the 12 months ending in June. That’s down significantly from May’s number of 4% […]
Government + Politics

GRU credit remains stable, unlikely to improve 

Jul 7, 2023
High rates, debt constrains improvement.

Fed says banking system strong, resilient

Jun 30, 2023
Computer simulation finds banks could withstand a recession.

Derrick: Introducing Mainstreet’s job board 

May 11, 2023
Latest innovation aims to meet growing community need

Fed softens stance on inflation control

May 4, 2023
Federal Reserve raises interest rates another quarter point.

Government report says inflation could be slowing

Apr 12, 2023
Consumer prices up 5 percent in March.

Labor Department reports 236K added jobs in March

Apr 8, 2023
Average hourly wages up 4.2 percent from last year.

Consumer price growth slows down

Apr 3, 2023
Report comes after Federal Reserve recently raises interest rates.

Fed raises interest rates a quarter point

Mar 23, 2023
The Federal Reserve’s decision on Wednesday to raise interest rates for the ninth time since last March comes amid turmoil in the banking sector. Fed Chairman […]

Yellen says bank system sound, stabilizing

Mar 22, 2023
Several major banks recently prop up First Republic Bank to prevent collapse.

Economists say U.S. won’t enter recession in March

Feb 28, 2023
Economists predict a recession sometime in 2023.

Fed raises interest rates, hints at pullback

Nov 2, 2022
Increase marks sixth raise in 2022 as Fed tries to tame inflation.

SBA opens loans for area freeze losses

Aug 18, 2022
Disaster declaration comes in response to three-day freeze in January.

Stocks tumble after Fed hikes interest rates

Jun 17, 2022
Stock market returned to its previous downward trajectory Thursday sliding roughly 3.3% across board.

Wall Street shrinks into bear market

Jun 13, 2022
Numerous global events have investors rattled.