Your questions about the government shutdown, answered (part 2)
Thursday, 17 January 2019 We recently asked readers what they wanted to know about the government shutdown. In a previous installment, we tackled questions about missed work and pay for government employees. Here, we’ll address the legislative process and how the border wall proposal prompted the shutdown. What relationship does funding the border wall have to the shutdown? The dispute concerns funding for President Donald Trump’s proposed wall on the U.S.-Mexico border. Trump made the wall one of his major campaign promises, but Democrats say a wall isn’t a good solution to border security. When the two sides were unable to come to an ... >>More
A Business Insider analysis has found that the last three monthly forecasts for the number of jobs created each month haven't been this off in more than two and a half years. December's job report was..
According to Reuters, slowing global growth and the 35-day partial federal government shutdown weighed on the U.S. economy in the first weeks of 2019. The Federal Reserve said that “Economic activity..