Economic Growth

Recent Activity

Above the FoldMar 08, 2019 - 9:30am
Copies of the fiscal year 2018 budget.

The Inevitability and the Pain of a Sustainable Federal Budget

20,000 jobs were created in February. The unemployment rate is at 3.8%.

Above the FoldFeb 28, 2019 - 4:45pm
African American small business owner in an apron holds a "open" sign.

Innovation and Entrepreneurship are Keys to Economic Empowerment

There is an urgent need for greater focus on unlocking the full economic potential of black innovators and entrepreneurs.

Above the FoldFeb 01, 2019 - 9:30am
The Marriner S. Eccles Federal Reserve building in Washington, D.C.

Inverting Conventional Wisdom on the Yield Curve

304,000 jobs were created in the U.S. in January 2019. The unemployment rate is 4.0%.

Above the FoldJan 28, 2019 - 11:00am
Volunteers Pack Free Meals For Government Workers During Shutdown

Fallout from the Shutdown

Thirty-five days. Eight-hundred thousand furloughed workers. More than five billion dollars in damage to the U.S. economy.

Above the FoldJan 23, 2019 - 4:30pm
A sign announcing the closure of the National Archives due to a partial government shutdown is displayed in Washington, D.C.

Shutdown Strains Businesses Across the Country

Leaders in Washington must come to the table and find a solution that reopens the federal government.

Above the FoldJan 10, 2019 - 9:15am
State of American Business 2019

State of American Business 2019 Live Blog

President and CEO Tom Donohue outlined the top challenges facing the business community and lays out the U.S. Chamber’s policy priorities.

Above the FoldJan 07, 2019 - 9:00am
U.S. flag in front of the U.S. Capitol dome.

Good Government Wish List for 2019

We urge leaders in Congress and the administration to focus on areas of agreement and work together to advance our country’s best interests.

Above the FoldJan 04, 2019 - 11:00am
Customers shop at a Costco store in San Francisco, CA.

A Motivated Outbreak of 2020 Recessionaphobia

312,000 jobs were created in the U.S. in December 2018. The unemployment rate is 3.9%.

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%.