Talk:Donald Trump achievements: Economic policy and labor (2019)

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For additional notes on the Trump Administration's economic and labor policies in 2019, see Talk:Donald Trump achievements: Economic policy and labor. --1990'sguy (talk) 23:13, 25 August 2019 (EDT)

Interesting articles

Interesting and potentially useful op-ed arguing against the possibility of a near-term recession: [1] --1990'sguy (talk) 20:42, 29 August 2019 (EDT)

More on this: [2] --1990'sguy (talk) 21:40, 29 August 2019 (EDT)
This isn't related to Trump's policies, at least in any way I'm aware of, but it's good news -- the U.S. overtook France to win the #1 award for highest-quality cheese: [3] --1990'sguy (talk) 08:30, 27 October 2019 (EDT)
This article claims the Rust Belt isn't doing very well economically: [4] --1990'sguy (talk) 08:40, 30 October 2019 (EDT)
Trump stated (and he probably stated several times previously) that electing a Democrat will hurt the U.S. economy more than impeachment will: [5] --1990'sguy (talk) 22:15, 12 November 2019 (EST)
Another article on Trump's economics speech, though the article also focuses on the impeachment topic: [6] --1990'sguy (talk) 23:03, 12 November 2019 (EST)
Fed Chairman Powell stated that unemployement could still fall further, among other positive statements: [7] --1990'sguy (talk) 22:15, 13 November 2019 (EST)
Some interesting op-eds on the U.S. economy, not positive, but not anti-Trump either: 1,2 --1990'sguy (talk) 20:36, 16 November 2019 (EST)
If it's true that wages are not increasing much (and I've seen and cited several articles disputing this), a big reason for it could be that workers are not changing jobs: [8] --1990'sguy (talk) 21:21, 17 November 2019 (EST)
Interestingly, this source speculated six years ago that the Dow Jones could reach 28,000 points in six years: [9] --1990'sguy (talk) 23:17, 18 November 2019 (EST)
Investors are happy at the Q3 data: [10] --1990'sguy (talk) 23:38, 19 November 2019 (EST)
Some good comments by Trump at an Apple plant in Texas: 1,2 --1990'sguy (talk) 21:38, 20 November 2019 (EST)
There's a claimed labor shortage, but older IT professionals are being ignored by job searchers who claim such a shortage exists: [11] --1990'sguy (talk) 13:03, 1 December 2019 (EST)
This article states that furniture companies are expanding production in the U.S., but they aren't finding enough workers to their liking: [12] --1990'sguy (talk) 09:08, 5 December 2019 (EST)
Somewhat interesting report by some Trump Administration economists on government benefits and wages: [13] --1990'sguy (talk) 00:03, 6 December 2019 (EST)
Somewhat interesting "Q&A" by the Associated Press on manufacturing and the trade war's impact on it (though it should be noted the AP is a relatively liberal source): [14] --1990'sguy (talk) 21:46, 7 December 2019 (EST)
While the stock market is performing very well, investors are withdrawing their funds: [15] --1990'sguy (talk) 08:51, 8 December 2019 (EST)
Some extra articles related to the jobs report on Friday: 1,2 --1990'sguy (talk) 22:50, 8 December 2019 (EST)
For the first time, the BEA has released official GDP growth statistics for every individual U.S. county: [16] --1990'sguy (talk) 18:16, 12 December 2019 (EST)

Capital gains tax

Unfortunately, after much speculation on whether Trump would use executive action to tie capital gains taxes to inflation -- effectively reducing them -- he announced he would not take such an action right now: 1,2,3 --1990'sguy (talk) 21:34, 11 September 2019 (EDT)

Economic statistics

While consumer confidence fell, it is still very high overall: [17] --1990'sguy (talk) 10:28, 25 September 2019 (EDT)

Job openings are decreasing: 1,2 --1990'sguy (talk)
Trump was correct about there not being any inflation: [18] --1990'sguy (talk) 21:11, 10 October 2019 (EDT)
Interesting article disputing Trump's claim that U.S. incomes by $7,000, with tax cuts and deregulation being part of the equation: [19] This article says incomes have risen, but not that much (but it's a paywall article, so I don't know if they're using the same criteria as the White House). --1990'sguy (talk) 16:05, 23 October 2019 (EDT)
Durable goods orders fell in September: [20] --1990'sguy (talk) 23:05, 24 October 2019 (EDT)
U.S. business hiring fell to a 7-year-low: 1,2,3 --1990'sguy (talk) 08:54, 28 October 2019 (EDT)
Jobless claims rose more than expected last week: 1,2,3,4 --1990'sguy (talk) 15:04, 1 November 2019 (EDT)
Update on wages an consumer spending: [21] --1990'sguy (talk) 15:04, 1 November 2019 (EDT)
Manufacturing is slowing right now: 1,2 --1990'sguy (talk) 20:41, 1 November 2019 (EDT)
Net employment data, as well as an op-ed arguing that job growth isn't as good as it could have been: 1,2 --1990'sguy (talk) 23:31, 5 November 2019 (EST)
Worker productivity fell for the first time since 2015: [22] --1990'sguy (talk) 21:12, 6 November 2019 (EST)
The confidence gap between consumers and CEOs is at a record high, with consumers being more confident than CEOs: [23] --1990'sguy (talk) 09:41, 8 November 2019 (EST)
Industrial production fell in October 2019: [24] --1990'sguy (talk) 09:37, 16 November 2019 (EST)
More on manufacturing: [25] --1990'sguy (talk) 17:27, 17 November 2019 (EST)
Record plane travelers are expected over Thanksgiving, which is good news: [26] --1990'sguy (talk) 20:37, 19 November 2019 (EST)
The number of jobless claims is relatively high right now: 1,2,3 --1990'sguy (talk) 11:18, 23 November 2019 (EST)
Less investment by U.S. companies: [27] --1990'sguy (talk) 08:37, 24 November 2019 (EST)
Online Black Friday sales, along with Thanksgiving night sales, increased this year: 1,2,3,4,5,6,7,8,9,10 --1990'sguy (talk) 17:39, 30 November 2019 (EST)
Manufacturing is reportedly contracting for November: 1,2,3,4 --1990'sguy (talk) 20:38, 2 December 2019 (EST)
Consumer spending increased slightly in October 2019, but the data seems mixed since most the increase was because of increase gas and electricity usage: 1,2,3 --1990'sguy (talk) 12:27, 3 December 2019 (EST)
Some more data on consumer confidence and pending home sales: 1,2 --1990'sguy (talk) 12:28, 3 December 2019 (EST)
Credit card use increased in October 2019, which could be a good economic sign: [28] --1990'sguy (talk) 23:06, 6 December 2019 (EST)

Chances of a recession have fallen, according to S&P Global: [29] --1990'sguy (talk) 20:44, 25 November 2019 (EST)

The U.S.'s dominance in the global services economy has decreased: [30] --1990'sguy (talk) 09:03, 2 December 2019 (EST)