John Carney

John Carney

Articles by John Carney

Consumer Sentiment Holds Steady But Partisan Divide Deepens

How an American consumer feels about the economy increasingly depends on politics. The University of Michigan’s index of consumer sentiment was virtually unchanged from its midmonth reading and September, hitting 81.8. That is 14.3 percent below the year ago level.

Democratic Presidential candidate and former US Vice President Joe Biden (R) and US President Donald Trump take part in the first presidential debate at Case Western Reserve University and Cleveland Clinic in Cleveland, Ohio, on September 29, 2020. (Photo by Morry Gash / POOL / AFP) (Photo by MORRY GASH/POOL/AFP …

Macron Locks Down France

The French people have been told not to leave home except for essential purchases, medical needs, and one hour a day of exercise.

French President Emmanuel Macron speaks on October 16, 2020, in front of a middle school in Conflans Saint-Honorine, 30kms northwest of Paris, after a teacher was decapitated by an attacker who has been shot dead by policemen. - French anti-terror prosecutors said on October 16 they were investigating an assault …

Richmond Fed Manufacturing Survey Jumps to Highest Level Ever

Manufacturing activity in the Carolinas, Virginia, West Virginia, and Maryland strengthened in October, according to a survey from the Richmond Fed released Tuesday. The composite index, compiled from surveys taken from manufacturing businesses in the Fed’s Fifth District, rose from

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Survey: Donald Trump Has Narrow Lead with Independents

President Donald Trump is behind in every national poll, but he enjoys a small lead among voters not aligned with either party, data from the University of Michigan’s survey of American consumers show.

US President Donald Trump holds a Make America Great Again rally as he campaigns at Orlando Sanford International Airport in Sanford, Florida, October 12, 2020. (Photo by SAUL LOEB / AFP) (Photo by SAUL LOEB/AFP via Getty Images)