Tim Mullaney was national economics correspondent for USA Today from 2011 to 2014, and writes about economics, health care and technology. You can reach him at firstname.lastname@example.org and follow him on Twitter @timmullaney.
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4 Biggest Hints Hidden in the Fed's Meeting Minutes
How President Trump's proposed government stimulus measures might affect the economy was a key question at the Federal Open Markets Committee's most recent meeting.
Obama's 'Last' Jobs Report Trails Estimates -- and Doesn't Help Trump Either
The results, with the slowing job creation and forecast miss, weaken President-elect Donald Trump's argument that his election has brought hope to U.S. businesses and workers.
Despite 'Trump Rally,' December Payroll Growth Lags Behind Forecasts
Private sector employers added 153,000 workers in December, missing forecasts for 172,000 new jobs in a survey by Econoday, and down sharply from a revised 215,000 positions in November.
Fed Still Hopes It Can Gradually Hike Rates, but Trump Could Be an Issue
Inflation is so low, the Fed thinks it has time to react to Trump's stimulus after it kicks in.
Four Fast Reads From the Fed's Minutes
The minutes of the Federal Reserve's meeting in December suggested more aggressive rate hikes in 2017.