Federal Reserve Board chairman Jay Powell said this week that the US economy is “in a good place”. Photograph: AFP via Getty

The US economy grew steadily in the final quarter of 2019, continuing the country’s longest economic expansion on record even against the backdrop of (...)

The  data also showed a bigger-than-expected rebound in durable goods orders in October. Photograph: iStock

The pace of the US economy’s expansion has picked up in the back half of 2019, with data showing gross domestic product rose in the third quarter by m(...)

Winds of change: the economic data provided ammunition for Donald Trump’s argument that the US economy is being held back by America’s external deficit. Photograph: Jose Luis Magana/AP Photo

The US recorded its slowest economic growth in five years in 2016 as poor trade data dragged on the economy, prompting Republicans and advisers to Don(...)

The US economy expanded at a significantly weaker pace than expected in the first half of 2016, data released on Friday showed, adding to concerns that weakness in the global economy and trouble in the oil industry may have taken a greater toll than previously forecast.

The US economy expanded at a significantly weaker pace than expected in the first half of 2016, data released on Friday showed, adding to concerns tha(...)

Study cites recent investment announcements by Oracle, LinkedIn, Workday and Apple as evidence of deepening economic ties.

US investment in Ireland surged to a record $58.1 billion in 2014, accounting for more than 20 per cent of total US investment flows to Europe. The(...)

Texas governor Rick Perry will likely run for the US presidency on the basis that he knows how to create prosperity. Photograph: Doug Mills/The New York Times

Governor Rick Perry of Texas is running for president again. What are his chances? Will he once again become a punchline? I have absolutely no idea. T(...)