- Obama takes aim at ‘corporate deserters’
- Dick’s Sporting Goods lays off 478 PGA golf pros
- Senators: Cease-fire must allow Israel to defend against rockets, tunnels
- Sierra Leone doctor fighting Ebola catches disease
- Iraq welcomes Russian fighter jets, helicopter gunships into ISIL fight
- John McCain laments: Obama’s ‘self-pity … is really kind of sad’
- GOP offer to fix VA gives $10 billion in emergency funds
- Paul Ryan offers to repair U.S. economic safety net with a single grant stream
- Kim Jong-un builds bond with Putin: $250M Russia-backed addition to key port opens
- Pope Francis meets Meriam Ibrahim, a Sudanese woman sentenced to death
Topic - Cliff Walden
"The U.S. economy can't entirely remain an island in a sea of troubles," said Cliff Walden, senior economist at the Manufacturers Alliance for Productivity and Innovation.
The news of slower growth in the U.S. "could not have come at a worse time for markets," which already had been "grappling with the uncertain European political environment," he said, and were counting on an island of stability in the U.S.