Courtenay Brown, Axios

Courtenay Brown

Axios

New York, United States

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Past articles by Courtenay:

State unemployment agencies' Trump COVID-19 action uncertainty

Trump’s unemployment plan is a heavy lift for cash-strapped states that are still unclear about the details. → Read More

Corporations grapple with reparations for slavery

The reparations debate has moved from the political realm to the corporate one. → Read More

More evictions could be looming for America's renters

Experts fear the pandemic will add new burdens to the country's longstanding housing crisis. → Read More

How Trump’s economy stacks up

Average growth under Trump has outpaced Obama, but not all of his recent predecessors. → Read More

U.S. economy adds 145,000 jobs in final report of 2019

It's fewer than the 160,000 economists expected. → Read More

The U.S. economy surprises with 266,000 new jobs in November

It's more than the 187,000 economists expected. → Read More

The nation's biggest insurance companies are facing a new climate change reality

Insurers are hiking premiums — or fleeing catastrophe-prone areas → Read More

The number of minority-backed banks is shrinking

Many of them closed their doors after failures, mergers and closures → Read More

Netflix CEO defends pulling episode of Hasan Minhaj show at request of Saudi government

"We're not in the news business. We're not trying to do 'truth to power.' We're trying to entertain." → Read More

Survey: Economic optimism among CEOs hit the lowest level since 2016

The Business Roundtable's gauge of CEO confidence has declined for 6 straight quarters. → Read More

The issues haunting CEOs during the Trump era

As issues get more politicized, CEOs are finding it impossible not to speak out. → Read More

U.S. jobs growth sank in May, adding just 75,000 jobs

Why it matters: Job growth screeched to a near halt. → Read More

Trump's Mexico tariffs would constitute the biggest U.S. tax hike in 30 years

It would constitute a bigger tax hike than Bill Clinton’s in 1993. → Read More

U.S. labor market bounces back with 196,000 jobs in March

The unemployment rate held at 3.8%. → Read More

Scoop: Trump expected to name Herman Cain to the Fed

But Trump will wait until Cain's background check is completed before making the announcement. → Read More

U.S. adds just 20,000 jobs in February

Source: Data: Bureau of Labor Statistics; Chart: Axios Visuals The pace of jobs growth slowed significantly in February with the economy adding 20,000 jobs, less than the 180,000 expected, the Labor Department said on Friday. The unemployment rate ticked down to 3.8% and wages rose 3.4% from the prior year — the best pace in a decade. Between the lines: After an average gain of 186,000 jobs per… → Read More

Fed chair Jerome Powell says he won't resign if Trump asks

Powell said there's no meeting scheduled with Trump → Read More

U.S. jobs growth keeps pace

Unemployment rate held at 3.7% — a 49 year low. → Read More

Corporate America's blockchain and bitcoin fever is over

Companies are dropping the buzzwords less and less → Read More

U.S. adds 250k jobs in October, wage growth soars

Wages grew 3.1% year-over-year, the biggest jump since 2009. → Read More