In late September, a group of tech leaders started a well-publicized effort to raise $100,000 for Hillary Clinton. In flush Silicon Valley, that is spare change. But by the time the election was over, the campaign had pulled in only $76,324.
Since the day Donald J. Trump began his presidential campaign, there were questions about how the Trump brand would be affected.
If you’re an economic technocrat staring at a dashboard of official indicators of how the United States is doing, these look like pretty good times. The unemployment rate is low.
They called him the Beast. David Fajgenbaum was the fittest of his friends at the University of Pennsylvania’s medical school, a 6-foot-3 gym addict and former quarterback at Georgetown.
Robert O. Work, the veteran defense official retained as deputy secretary by President Trump, calls them his “A.I. dudes.” The breezy moniker belies their serious task: The dudes have been a kitchen cabinet of sorts, and have advised Mr.
With the January jobs report released Friday by the Labor Department, we know that President Trump took office amid a relatively low unemployment rate (it ticked up to 4.8 percent in January), strong job growth (227,000 positions added that month) and weak wage growth (average hourly earnings up 0.1 percent in January and 2.5 percent…
For a very long time, if you asked United States government officials their view on the value of the dollar, they would almost certainly decline to answer. “The currency is the purview of the Treasury secretary,” they’d say.
WASHINGTON — Anthony Scaramucci, an investment firm founder and a Republican donor, will not be taking a senior job at the White House as previously announced, a senior administration official said Wednesday.
WASHINGTON — The Federal Reserve is waiting for more information about the Trump administration’s economic plans, just like everyone else.
SAN FRANCISCO — New Zealand first. That was pretty much Peter Thiel’s feeling a few years ago, when the tech investor and future adviser to Donald J.