US economy

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Janet Yellen says US must 'act big' to revive flagging economy
Incoming Treasury secretary’s speech boosts markets with call on Republicans to back Joe Biden’s $1.9tn stimulus plan

Larry Elliott Economics editor

19, Jan, 2021 @3:42 PM

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Biden plan to vaccinate 100m people in 100 days ‘absolutely doable’, Fauci says
President-elect’s ambitious initiative to combat Covid-19 and its economic toll will face steep challenges

Victoria Bekiempis in New York

17, Jan, 2021 @5:18 PM

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Joe Biden executive orders will reverse Trump on climate, Iran, Covid and more
Incoming chief of staff trails flurry of action in first days, meant to undo damage at home and abroad

Martin Pengelly in New York

17, Jan, 2021 @2:32 PM

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Joe Biden cannot govern from the center – quashing Trumpism demands radical action | Robert Reich
This Republican party traffics in conspiracy and thuggery – the new president must be bold on healthcare, equality and more

Robert Reich

17, Jan, 2021 @6:00 AM

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The pandemic made the childcare crisis an urgent talking point – will the US finally change things? | Arwa Mahdawi
Will we shrug our shoulders while the American workforce hemorrhages women and millions of people fall into poverty?

Arwa Mahdawi

16, Jan, 2021 @2:00 PM

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Kellyanne Conway tells Bill Maher Americans 'better off' thanks to Trump
Ex-counsellor insists Capitol attack Trump incited distracts from president’s accomplishments in office

Martin Pengelly in New York

16, Jan, 2021 @1:44 PM

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Trump saw the economy was his ticket to a second term – then Covid struck
Joe Biden inherits dual crises but few people a year ago would have put much money on him becoming president

Larry Elliott

15, Jan, 2021 @2:06 PM

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'No time to waste': Biden unveils $1.9tn coronavirus stimulus package
Plan includes $160bn in vaccination funds and $1tn in relief to families, including $1,400 stimulus checks

Maanvi Singh

15, Jan, 2021 @2:35 AM

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US job market weakens in December, fuelling hopes of more stimulus – as it happened
US economy sheds jobs for first time since April, especially in hospitality sector

Julia Kollewe

08, Jan, 2021 @2:50 PM

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US jobs numbers drop dramatically as Covid cases soar across the country
US lost 140,000 jobs in December, down from a gain of 245,000 in November, ending seven months of jobs growth

Dominic Rushe

08, Jan, 2021 @2:01 PM

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Dow Jones, Nasdaq hit record highs after service sector rebound – as it happened
US Congress certifies Joe Biden as next US president hours after Capitol siege

Julia Kollewe

07, Jan, 2021 @3:38 PM

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'I'm sleeping in my car': US states fail to provide unemployment help amid pandemic
Nearly every state has failed to meet federal standards in getting benefits to 87% of recipients within three weeks amid Covid crisis

Michael Sainato in Daytona Beach, Florida

07, Jan, 2021 @2:00 PM

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