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BY Masao Suzuki | San Jose, CA | 2/01/20
U.S. and European stocks fell again on Friday, January 31. With the Dow Jones Industrial Average (DJIA) down more than 600 points, or 2%, U.S. stock markets ended up with a small loss for the whole of January.
BY Masao Suzuki | San José, CA | 10/03/19
The U.S. stock market started October with back-to-back declines fueled by growing fears of a recession.
BY Masao Suzuki | San José, CA | 6/10/19
More cracks showed up in the U.S. economic expansion as the May employment report saw a gain of only 75,000 net new jobs, less than half what most economists expected.
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BY Masao Suzuki | San José, CA | 5/08/19
On Tuesday, May 7, the Dow Jones Industrial Average (DJIA) fell almost 500 points, or close to 2%.
BY Masao Suzuki | San José, CA | 4/27/19
On Friday, April 26, the Bureau of Economic Analysis (BEA) issued its first report on economic growth in 2019. The country’s Gross Domestic Product, or GDP, which measures the total production of goods and services, grew at a 3.2% annual rate during the first three months of the year (January to March). This was stronger than most economists expected.
BY Masao Suzuki | San José, CA | 12/22/18
At 12:01 a.m. on Saturday, December 22, nine of 15 agencies of the federal government will shut down over President Trump’s demand for a wall on the U.S.-Mexico border.
BY Fight Back! Editors | United States | 10/07/18
On, Sept. 30, Canada agreed to changes in NAFTA pushed by the Trump administration following an earlier agreement by Mexico. The New NAFTA still needs to be approved by the legislators of all three countries, and a vote is not expected in the U.S. Congress until early next year. Wall Street seemed satisfied with the agreement, with most U.S. stock market indices going up the next day.
BY Masao Suzuki | San José, CA | 9/18/18
On Sept. 17, President Trump announced that tariffs of 10% will be slapped on $200 billion of Chinese goods starting Sept. 24. These tariffs will rise to 25% at the beginning of 2019.
BY Freedom Road Socialist Organization | United States | 8/10/18
Fight Back News Service is circulating the following resolution on the economy, that was adopted at the 8th Congress of Freedom Road Socialist Organization (FRSO).
BY Freedom Road Socialist Organization | United Sates | 4/10/18
Part two of a three-part interview with Professor Masao Suzuki.
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