NEW YORK - AUGUST 18: A Target shopping cart (R) stands among other carts in a parking lot outside of Target's new Harlem store August 18, 2010 in New York City. Target Corporation's quarterly earnings rose 14 percent, the company's chief financial officer Douglas Scovanner announced today. (Photo by Chris …

Consumer Confidence Level at Highest in 17 Years

Consumers’ confidence in the U.S. economy has reached its highest level in 17 years, according to the latest Consumer Confidence Index survey measuring consumer attitudes about the economy.

Austin, Texas

Five of Top 10 Fastest Growing U.S. Cities Are in Texas

New projections from the American City Business Journals (ACBJ) ranked five Texas metropolitan areas among the fastest growing Top 10 U.S. cities. By 2040, they expect to see explosive population growth.

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Shock: Americans’ Wages Dropping Fast in 2016

Federal data released Aug. 9 shows that Americans’ wages are dropping again, seven years after President Barack Obama declared the economy had recovered from the property-bubble — and three months before the 2016 election.

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Texas Population to Double by 2050, Says Report

The population of Texas could double by 2050, says a new report released by the Office of the State Demographer. This would be the result if migration patterns continue at the same pace they have been growing during the 2000-2010 decade.

JOBS Act (AP)

5% Growth! The Lessons of the Obama Recovery

The news that U.S. GDP expanded at 5% is welcome indeed—and confirms the bullish outlook that many of us at Breitbart News have shared for the past several years. At the same time, the economy remains tough in many respects.