Neil Irwin

New York Times

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Senior economic correspondent at the New York Times, where he writes for The Upshotformer columnist for the Washington Post and economics editor of Wonkblog, its site for policy news and analysis; author of The Alchemists: Three Central Bankers and a World on Fire

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Yesterday's presidential primaries have altered the landscape for both political parties.

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The latest numbers on America's job market are further proof that 2015 was a blockbuster year for the creation of new employment. The estimate is 292,000 new jobs in December.

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Since the Federal Reserve dropped the benchmark interest rates almost to zero, the financial world has been waiting for them to go up again.

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