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Today’s Agenda: It’s The Economy, Stupid

The US flag flies outside the New York Stock Exchange on March 11, 2019 in New York. - The benchmark Dow Jones Industrial Average was flat midmorning, recovering from steep early losses driven by tumbling shares in U... The US flag flies outside the New York Stock Exchange on March 11, 2019 in New York. - The benchmark Dow Jones Industrial Average was flat midmorning, recovering from steep early losses driven by tumbling shares in US aviation giant Boeing following Sunday's fatal crash in Ethiopia. Around 1430, Boeing shares were down 8.4 percent at $387.01, up from the steeper plunge before the market open following the fatal crash of the Ethiopian Airlines Flight ET302 -- the second involving a Boeing 737 Max 8 in five months. (Photo by Don Emmert / AFP) (Photo credit should read DON EMMERT/AFP/Getty Images) MORE LESS
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August 16, 2019 8:44 am

Happy Friday, August 16. President Donald Trump is fretting about gloomy economic forecasts, and how they may affect his reelection bid. Here’s more on that and the other stories we’re watching.

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