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Polls show approval rating increases for Trump, economy, trade, direction of the country and more

President Donald Trump’s approval ratings have been hovering around 50% recently, according to Rasmussen, about the same or higher than Presidents Obama, Clinton or Reagan at this point in their presidencies. This ...

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US unemployment rate falls to 49-year low of 3.7 percent

The booming Trump economy continues as the GOP tax cuts and deregulation continue to have a huge effect. The U.S. unemployment rate fell to 3.7 percent in September, the lowest level since ...

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US consumer confidence rises to 18-year high in September

The Conference Board, a business research organization, said Tuesday that its consumer confidence index climbed to 138.4 in September from 134.7 in August. This month’s reading was the highest since September 2000. ...

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Economy keeps growing giving hope for Nov. elections

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The U.S. economy continued its historic expansion growing at a strong 4.2 percent annual rate in the April-June quarter. That growth stayed on track to produce its strongest gain in more than ...

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Young women benefitting from lowest unemployment since 1956

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Young women looking for work are one of the biggest winners since new economic policies were initiated after the 2016 presidential election. The latest data, tentatively released at the beginning of the ...

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Explosive growth of economy creates challenges for businesses finding enough workers

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With the U.S. unemployment rate the lowest it has been since the early 1960s, American workers are prospering in ways they rarely have. Businesses are adding more hours for part-timers and converting ...

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Rural Missourians and Congressional delegates support tariffs

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Missouri’s Republican Congressional representatives are finding rural support America’s tariffs to protect agricultural export. President Trump had said it would not be long before other countries began to reduce their high tariffs ...

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United Airlines adds more flights out of Washington D.C.

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WASHINGTON – United Airlines today announced it will begin its 20th year of service to Israel with a new nonstop flight between its hub at Washington Dulles International Airport and Tel Aviv’s ...

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Conservatism Works: Trump Economy Offers Most Jobs in History

When Donald Trump won the presidential election, the doomsayers came out in droves. “Experts” predicted the worst: A crashing economy. Skyrocketing unemployment. Years of joblessness. Instead, the exact opposite is now happening. ...

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ANALYSIS: The truth behind tariffs and what it means

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America’s new auto, aluminum and steel tariff policies have now triggered retaliatory tariffs from other nations including Canada, the EU and China. Last week Trump imposed new tariffs on more than $30 ...

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Sears caught raising prices before liquidation sales

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As Sears is in the process of closing nonprofitable stores, it may be playing games with fair pricing. The company is closing stores in across the nation including one in Topeka and ...

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500 days in, what has America gained under Trump?

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President Donald Trump marked his 500th day in office this week with a celebratory message on Twitter pointing to a long list of achievements accomplished since he was inaugurated in January last ...

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Americans very optimistic about economy, future

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The economy has broken several records over the past months, like the most job openings in one month—6.55 million in March. That means there were almost as many job openings as people counted as ...

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Economy booms as unemployment filings lowest since 1969

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The American economy is expanding at a record rate and workers are the beneficiaries. The Commerce Department today released a report showing the number of Americans filing unemployment benefits dropped to the ...

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Price of gas rises as economy booms

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A perfect storm has converged to raise the price of gasoline to levels not seen since 2015. In both Missouri and Kansas, drivers are paying an average of $2.47 per gallon. The ...

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