After a half-decade of steady gains, the U.S. labor market appears to be leveling off. What that plateau means for the economy’s trajectory is one of the biggest questions hanging over policy makers and investors.
Donald Trump’s economic advisers say his proposals to cut regulation, boost energy exploration and adopt a far more aggressive trade-enforcement posture can unleash enough economic growth to offset the price tag of Mr. Trump’s proposal to slash taxes.
Furniture retailer West Elm is worried about following other chains down the rabbit hole of opening too many stores. So the company has another plan to sustain its growth: launching a chain of boutique hotels.