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Do company tax cuts cause falling wages?

Do company tax cuts cause falling wages?

Evidence emerging in the US suggests real wages have actually gone backwards since the Trump company tax cuts. Maybe company tax cuts actually lead to lower wages?

Wages and investment fall after Trump tax cut

Wages and investment fall after Trump tax cut

New evidence is emerging that the Trump company tax cuts have produce none of the benefits claimed by advocates, with wages growth in the US falling and investment and shares underperforming.

Trump Slump sets in as White House chaos unnerves investors

Trump Slump sets in as White House chaos unnerves investors

Rather than a Trump Bump, sharemarkets are undergoing an extended slump in response to the chaos of the Trump administration as he pours deficit stimulus into an already strong economy.

Just how far did the US economy deteriorate in Trump’s first year?

Just how far did the US economy deteriorate in Trump’s first year?

Despite all the trumpeting to the contrary, the US economy slid last year into rockier territory than anyone expected, and it's not clear when — or if — it will reverse.

Trump’s company tax cut unleashes US buyback frenzy

Trump’s company tax cut unleashes US buyback frenzy

As the evidence mounts that company tax cuts will flow almost exclusively to investors, some media outlets want to shoot the messenger.

Trump’s economy failing dismally to catch the global tailwinds

Trump’s economy failing dismally to catch the global tailwinds

Trump's usual enthusiastic bellowing about economic progress under his administration belies the real danger of ignoring America's failure to keep step with the rest of the world.

US economy circling the drain

US economy circling the drain

The US debt has shot up almost $65 billion in two weeks. These, and other numbers, are raising eyebrows among observers.

The US economy, like so much else in America, is doing poorly under Trump

The US economy, like so much else in America, is doing poorly under Trump

Trump's economic shortbus trundles along, but just barely.

Trump’s economy: making America poor again

Trump’s economy: making America poor again

Early signs of the new president’s impact are mostly negative. Economics reporter Alan Austin reports.

Business bites: China’s bravura inflating … poor US credit rating … Apple shares deflating …

Business bites: China’s bravura inflating … poor US credit rating … Apple shares deflating …

China is talking up its options to arrest the economic slowdown -- but the optimism is hard to swallow. And other business tidbits of the day.