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The Economy that Built 10 Million Jobs

10 million — that’s the number of jobs American businesses have added over 54 straight months, the longest streak of private-sector job growth in American history. 10 million marks more than strengthening job growth, it is a sign of the industry of the American worker and the strength of an economy that made 10 million […]

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Weekly Wrap Up: 10 Million Jobs, 50 Years of Conservation, and a Trip to Estonia and the U.K.

This week, the economy added 10 million jobs; the country celebrated 50 years of environmental conservation; and the President spoke about the enduring strength of democracy to the people of Estonia. Check out what else you may have missed in this week’s wrap up. 10 Million Jobs This week, American businesses officially marked the creation […]

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Made in America: 11.3 Million Jobs

The innovation and industry of the American worker are the foundations of the world’s largest economy and strongest middle class. A key part of what makes our economy so dominant is what we build here in America. Our electronics, medical equipment, cutting-edge machines, and top-of-the line vehicles are just some of the growing number of […]

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Commerce Department Reports Demonstrate that Exports Continue to Help Spur U.S. Economy and Support Jobs

Ed. note: This is cross-posted on the U.S. Department of Commerce's blog. See the original post here. The Obama Administration and the U.S. Department of Commerce today released two new reports that further prove exports are strengthening our economy and creating good jobs. I am very pleased that for the very first time, our department has […]

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Made in America: 11.3 Million Jobs

The innovation and industry of the American worker are the foundations of the world’s largest economy and strongest middle class. A key part of what makes our economy so dominant is what we build here in America. Our electronics, medical equipment, cutting-edge machines, and top-of-the line vehicles are just some of the growing number of […]

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Guns, Jobs Debated in Connecticut

Democratic Gov. Dannel Malloy, running for re-election, and his Republican opponent, Tom Foley, traded jabs over gun control, the economy and state spending in their first debate of the 2014 campaign. Full News here – WSJ.com: Politics And Policy

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Where the Jobs Are – And Why It Matters to the Fed

Robert Litan: More jobs are being created increasingly at established firms rather than startups, a troubling sign for those looking for the breakthroughs that often power high rates of economic growth over the long run. Full News here – Washington Wire

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News Analysis: Central Bankers’ New Gospel: Spur Jobs, Wages and Inflation

The world’s central bankers made clear at an annual policy conference in Wyoming that they were focused on raising employment and wages. Full News here – NYT > Politics

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Catch the Rising Tide of U.S. Travel Jobs, Exports

Ed. note: This is cross-posted from Tradeology, the official blog of the International Trade Administration. You can see the original post here. Whatever your fancy — toes in sand, skis in fresh powder, or your golf ball in the middle of the fairway (we hope) — your travel plans support millions of jobs throughout the […]

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Lower Benefits, Higher Jobs

Kudlow & Sinche, Investor’s Business DailyNeel Kashkari, the Republican candidate for governor of California, just recounted in The Wall Street Journal his week on the streets of Fresno posing as a homeless man looking for work. At the end of his op-ed, Kashkari lamented that he didn’t need a higher minimum wage, paid sick leave […]

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