Analysis

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World Economy Forecast to Slow in 2019 Amid Trade Tensions

DAVOS, Switzerland — The world economy absorbed more bad news Monday: The International Monetary Fund cut its growth forecast for 2019. And China, the world's second-biggest economy, said it had slowed to its weakest pace since 1990. "After two years of sol...
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Numbers Show Why US Needs More Immigration, Not Less

Directly rebutting President Donald Trump's claim that the United States must fend off waves of illegal immigrants flooding its southern border, economists on both sides of the political spectrum say that our country needs more immigrants. "The reality is t...