US economic growth and recession

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The Observer view on why a general election in Britain is now essential | Observer editorial
The Conservatives want to foist another prime minister upon the country but they must not be allowed to do more harm

Observer editorial

23, Oct, 2022 @5:30 AM

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Rishi Sunak said it was fairytale economics. That was one thing he got right | Will Hutton
The markets have no faith in the mini-budget and the British people will soon feel its effects

Will Hutton

25, Sep, 2022 @5:30 AM

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UK economy shrank in second quarter according to poll of economists – as it happened
Rolling live coverage of business, economics and financial markets as analysts weigh risk of recessions across the world

Jasper Jolly

08, Aug, 2022 @2:16 PM

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US adds 372,000 jobs in June as growth exceeds expectations
US unemployment rate held steady at 3.6%, labor department said, as jobs report indicated resilience

Edward Helmore

08, Jul, 2022 @2:36 PM

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Markets brace for sharpest rise in US interest rates in almost 30 years
Federal Reserve expected to increase cost of borrowing by 0.75 percentage points to curb rising inflation

Larry Elliott Economics editor

15, Jun, 2022 @11:27 AM

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US jobs numbers beat predictions, with 200,000 new jobs added in February
Economists say that the pressure for higher wages appeared to be subsiding and labor shortages easing

Edward Helmore in New York

04, Mar, 2022 @3:11 PM

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How Covid spread fear of globalisation and threatens a new world order
From China backtracking on coal to Britain’s ‘chicken king’ calling for a rethink of food production, the virus has accelerated nationalist impulses towards autarky

Martin Farrer

15, Oct, 2021 @11:39 PM

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GDP rises and suddenly everyone’s afraid of the big, bad inflation beast
Investors are obsessed with the idea of soaring prices, but a glance at the past decade shows there is not much to fear

13, Jun, 2021 @6:00 AM

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Sterling reaches $1.39 in best performance for three years
FTSE 100 posts biggest daily gain for over a month as investors buoyed up by vaccine and US economy hopes

Richard Partington Economics correspondent

15, Feb, 2021 @6:18 PM

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The baby boomers still want to make America great again | Phillip Inman
Trump may not have carried all before him, but in times of fear and inequality, his ideas still resonate – and not just in the US

Phillip Inman

07, Nov, 2020 @5:00 PM

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European stock markets endure worst week since June
Wall Street also tumbles as global markets fear economic fallout from new Covid-19 restrictions

Larry Elliott Economics editor

30, Oct, 2020 @6:04 PM

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Stock Market America is booming. So is Unemployment America | Lloyd Green
The government just reported nearly 900,000 new jobless claims, and 8m Americans have fallen into poverty since May

Lloyd Green

17, Oct, 2020 @10:29 AM

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