Mark Zandi

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Donald Trump: he  attacked  weak GDP rates as an example of the Obama administration’s failed policies

The US economy turned in the weakest performance in three years in the January-March quarter as consumers sharply slowed their spending. The result r(...)

US companies added 263,000 workers in March, the most since December 2014, according to payrolls processor ADP. Photograph: Getty Images/iStockphoto

US companies added 263,000 workers in March, the most since December 2014, suggesting further tightening of the labour market, payrolls processor ADP (...)

Federal Reserve Board chair Janet Yellen  and  Donald Trump.

Donald Trump’s victory in the US presidential race throws into question the core assumption in global financial markets that the Federal Reserve will (...)

US president Barack Obama arrives at the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) National Response Co-ordination Center in Washington. Photographer: Shawn Thew/Pool via Bloomberg

The White House has signalled that it would be open to a short-term hike in the US debt limit as the United States moved a step closer to its first-ev(...)

 A sign announcing the closing of the Statue of Liberty after Congress plunged the nation into a partial government shutdown in a long-running dispute over President Obama’s healthcare law. Photograph: Mark Lennihan/AP

The calm response in the financial markets to the US government shutdown on Tuesday, the first since the Clinton administration, suggests investors se(...)