Bloomberg Are big changes in store for how the government releases key economic reports such as GDP and unemployment?
The Trump administration reportedly might curb a longstanding practice giving the media an early peek at sensitive U.S. economic data such as inflation and employment, marking the biggest change in decades in how critical market-moving information is distributed to investors and the public.
Bloomberg News on Tuesday reported an announcement could come soon, perhaps as early as this week. Officials at the Labor Department did not return messages seeking comment.
For years, a small group of reporters have been given access to government reports 30 to 60 minutes before the public in what’s called a lockup. Reporters are confined to a room at the Labor