May 1, 2015
The level of manufacturing in the U.S. was unchanged in April compared to the month before, according to a new survey of the nation’s purchasing managers.
April 28, 2015
A measure of U.S. consumer confidence fell in April, its biggest drop since October 2013 and the lowest level in four months.
February 24, 2015
Consumer confidence fell this month from a more than seven-year high last month, according to a new report from the private research group The Conference Board.
February 17, 2015
Builder confidence in the market for newly built, single-family homes in February fell two points to a level of 55, according to the National Association of Home Builders/Wells Fargo Housing Market Index released on Tuesday.
January 27, 2015
Shipments of U.S. manufactured durable goods, those designed to last three years or more, rebounded in December but new orders turned in its worst performance since August, according to a new U.S. Commerce Department report.
December 30, 2014
Consumer confidence in the U.S. rebounded in December after falling in November, according to the private research group The Conference Board.
December 1, 2014
Key economic indicators for October that were posted last week show mostly good news for trucking, including durable goods, home sales and consumer confidence.
November 25, 2014
UPDATED -- The health of the American economy was much stronger in the third quarter of the year than initially thought, according to the U.S. Commerce Department.
October 28, 2014
An advance report shows shipments of durable goods increased just slightly last month while new orders fell for the second straight month.
September 30, 2014
The latest reading on the U.S. economy shows consumers have a dimmer view this month, according to one private research group.
August 26, 2014
UPDATED -- Shipments and new orders for manufactured durable goods continue moving higher, with both hitting record levels -- but the numbers may not be as bright as they seem.
July 29, 2014
U.S. consumer confidence increased in July -- the third month in a row, according to a new survey from the private research group The Conference Board.
May 27, 2014
UPDATED: Shipments for these items designed to last three years or more fell 0.2% from March, following a 1.3% gain. The decline was led by a 1% drop in transportation shipments.
March 14, 2014
Prices at the wholesale level fell in February, according to a U.S. Labor Department report released Friday, leaving little worry that inflation is a problem.
February 25, 2014
A measure of how consumers feel about the economy fell this month after increasing in January, according to the data from the private research group The Conference Board.
January 31, 2014
Consumer spending in the U.S. posted modest gains in December and all of last year, according to new Commerce Department figures.
January 28, 2014
Shipments and new orders for manufactured durable goods in the U.S. ended 2013 on a down note, but each were up for the year, according to a new U.S. Commerce Department report released Tuesday.
January 2, 2014
Economic activity in the nation’s manufacturing sector expanded in December for the seventh consecutive month, and the overall economy grew for the 55th consecutive month, according to a new report from the nation’s purchasing managers.
October 29, 2013
Retail sales moved 0.1% lower in September from August but were 3.2% higher from the same time in 2012, according to the U.S. Commerce Department.
October 14, 2013
With the partial shutdown of the U.S. government and the prospect the U.S. will default on its financial obligations, consumers don’t feel that good about the future, at least economically speaking, but they could also be doing a whole lot worse.
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