About 2 weeks ago

02/04/2019 - Consumer Sentiment Hits Lowest Level In More Than Two Years

– The Wall Street Journal
The partial government shutdown drove much of January’s stark decline.
 The Wall Street Journal
Economic confidence among smaller companies hits the lowest level since Trump’s election; ‘We could be at a turning point.’

Plans To ‘Fix The Damn Roads’ May Help U.S. Hold Off Recession

– Bloomberg
A strong economy with rising employment and robust consumer spending is boosting government coffers, funded mostly by sales, income and property taxes.
– The Washington Post
Employees at BuzzFeed got a taste of the patchwork nature of these policies after the media company said last week it was cutting about 15 percent of its workforce.