Economic Growth

Recent Activity

Above the FoldDec 07, 2018 - 9:30am
A 'Sale' sign at a Sears store in Jersey City, NJ.

Ignoring the Price of Our Mistakes

155,000 jobs were created in November. The unemployment rate is 3.7%.

Press ReleaseNov 07, 2018 - 12:15am

U.S. Chamber Statement on the Midterm Elections

Donohue: “Divided Government Does Not — And Cannot — Mean Gridlock”WASHINGTON, D.C. — U.S. Chamber of Commerce President and CEO Thomas J. Donohue issued the following statement today on the outcome of the midterm elections:“The Chamber congratulates all successful House and Senate candidates on their election victories.

Above the FoldNov 02, 2018 - 9:15am
A contractor works on a townhouse under construction in Milpitas, CA.

What is Going on with the Housing Sector?

250,000 jobs were created in October. The unemployment rate is 3.7%.

Press ReleaseOct 17, 2018 - 10:00am

U.S. Chamber Statement on the Rescission of Prudential Financial’s SIFI Designation

WASHINGTON, D.C. — David Hirschmann, president and CEO of the U.S. Chamber Center for Capital Markets Competitiveness (CCMC), issued the following statement today regarding the decision by the Financial Stability Oversight Council (FSOC) to rescind the designation of Prudential Financial as a “systemically important financial institution” (SIFI): 

Press ReleaseOct 09, 2018 - 1:30pm

U.S. Chamber: Proxy Advisory Industry and Shareholder Proposal System Need Reform

Two New Reports Examine Influence of Unreliable Proxy Advisory Firms and Impact of Outdated Shareholder Proposal System

Above the FoldOct 05, 2018 - 10:00am
Shoppers going up and down escalators.

The U.S. Economy in Three Greats

134,000 jobs were created in September.

Above the FoldSep 24, 2018 - 9:00am
70% of small business owners have a positive outlook about their companies and the small business environment in the U.S.

Better Policies, Better Economy

70% of small business owners have a positive outlook about their companies and the small business environment in the U.S.

EventSep 24, 2018 - 8:00am to 6:00pm

The New Digital Economy: Creating Thailand-U.S. Commercial Opportunities

Focusing on this next stage of Thailand’s development, we will explore the frameworks and policy needed to promote the growth of cutting edge industries.

EventAug 29, 2018 - 9:00am to 11:00am

U.S. Chamber Annual Labor Day Briefing

The U.S. Chamber’s Glenn Spencer, and J.D. Foster host a press briefing to discuss the current state of the economy and regulatory reform and how they are impacting the labor market.

Above the FoldAug 27, 2018 - 9:00am
GEI analysis

Tax Reform Tied to Lower Electricity Costs

The positive effects of tax reform ripple through the economy, benefiting both businesses and consumers in a number of ways.