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What you need to know about economic data

The U.S. economy has been on a downward trajectory since its 2009 peak.The economy contracted by 0.3 percent in the fourth quarter of 2017, the slowest pace since 2010.The nation’s unemployment rate rose to 5.3%, the highest since August 2010.But the unemployment rate has been declining since the beginning of 2018.It was 7.9 percent in

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How a $1.5 trillion federal stimulus could help the economy as it evolves

Economic efficiency and economic sectors have both been a major focus of the stimulus.But what about the other sectors, such as manufacturing, health care and finance?The answer is surprisingly simple: they all require the same basic ingredients.“What you need to have in the economy is a lot of low-cost production and a lot more production

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When NFL players will be allowed to practice in Mexico

The Associated Press article MEXICO CITY — The NFL has ruled that the players of the New England Patriots and Denver Broncos, who have been arrested in Mexico, are free to practice and compete in Mexico if they want.The league’s executive vice president of legal affairs said Monday that the Patriots and Broncos are not