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How the recession affected the US economy

Economic Freedom Day, an annual celebration of economic freedom, was celebrated today by President Obama and the top economic officials in the US.The president told a joint session of Congress that the recession that began in late 2009 affected the economy in a number of ways, including reducing consumer spending and employment, and putting a

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Economic data for January 2018

Economic data from January 2018 shows that manufacturing production is up over the previous year at the fastest rate in a decade.Manufacturing employment increased by 10,000 people and manufacturing payrolls increased by nearly 12,000 jobs, while the unemployment rate dropped to 6.4 percent.Manufacturing is one of the most important sectors for the U.S. economy, with