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%.

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%.

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.

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.

Above the FoldAug 03, 2018 - 9:00am
Federal Reserve building stands in Washington, D.C.

The President's Pro-Growth Agenda Helps the Fed

Jobs grew by 157,000 jobs in July, and the unemployment rate fell to 3.9%.

Above the FoldJul 06, 2018 - 9:00am
Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell speaking before the Senate Banking Committee.

The Fed’s Brief Return Engagement to Center Stage

213,000 jobs were created in June, and the unemployment rate rose to 4.0%.

Above the FoldJun 19, 2018 - 3:30pm
Labor Day 2017

Middle Market Companies Continue Their Positive Economic Outlook

The RSM US Middle Market Business Index remains robust in the second quarter of 2018.

Above the FoldMay 04, 2018 - 11:30am
A "Now Hiring" brochure for home health aides is displayed at a career fair in New York, NY.

The U.S. Economy Hits the Sweet Spot

People are positive about the economy, so we need to do everything we can to maintain it.

Above the FoldApr 12, 2018 - 2:45pm
U.S. Chamber tax benefits map

Tax Cuts Work

Thanks to the recently-enacted Tax Cuts and Jobs Act, job creators are sending less of their hard-earned money to Washington.