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President Trump: Economy Will 'Start to Rock' After Tax Plan

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Republicans are talking about adding a 'trigger' to the tax bill — and it could end up being a disaster for the economy

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Will Corporate Tax Cuts Really Help Much In Today's Economy?

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Ivanka Trump: Tax Reform Is Critical to Growing the Economy & Helping the Middle Class

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Why the Senate Tax Reform Bill Is a Big Deal for Gig Economy Workers

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The Crazy Way the U.S. Tax System Saps the Economy

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Tax Cuts For Big Business Won't Stimulate The Economy

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The White House is making a big claim about how Trump's tax plan would boost the US economy

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Tax cuts will boost economy

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A Zillionaire’s Solution: Tax the Rich and Save the Economy

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Do tax cuts stimulate the economy more than spending?

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OPINION: How to boost small business growth in a tough economy

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Has Wales' economy lacked the big idea?

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The big Yashwant Sinha-Arun Jaitley debate: Why Indian economy is not doing as bad as some have claimed

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Trump: Tax Plan ‘Rocket Fuel’ For Economy

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Trump: Tax cuts will be 'rocket fuel' for economy

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India likely to be 3rd largest economy by 2028: HSBC report – Economic Times

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Inside the gig economy: the 'vulnerable human underbelly' of UK's labour market – The Guardian

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Pound edges up as UK economy grows by 0.3% in second quarter – as it happened – The Guardian

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Shoppers tighten belts as rising prices dent economy's growth – Telegraph.co.uk

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Stagnant Investment, Sluggish Consumers Hold Back UK Economy – Bloomberg

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Pound nervous as UK economy grows by 0.3% in second quarter – business live – The Guardian

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Food and drink industry says EU staff exodus will damage economy … – The Guardian

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The economy might have turned a corner. But consumers won't feel so enthused – The Guardian

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Take a Pay Cut, Help the Economy – Bloomberg

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