April 15, 2016
Industrial production decreased for the second month in a row during March, adding another sign the economy sputtered in the first quarter of the year.
February 26, 2016
Following a raft of disappointing economic news, there are new encouraging signs about the health of the American economic, with improvements in some of the most closely watched measures – including the beleaguered manufacturing sector.
February 12, 2016
One of the biggest drivers of the U.S. economy posted broad-based gains in January, which could ease fears following earlier indications that overall activity was slowing. However, a separate report on inventories still raises concerns about a bumpy ride.
January 29, 2016
Overall U.S. economic activity eased back on the gas considerably in the final quarter of last year while it expanded in 2015 at the same pace as the year before.
October 27, 2015
A stretch of recently leaner times for at least one part of the nation’s manufacturing sector could be nearing an end, despite a new report showing lower new orders.
October 19, 2015
A report released Friday shows industrial production in the U.S. fell for the second consecutive month, the latest confirmation the economy lost some ground in the third quarter of the year.
August 14, 2015
The amount of activity at the nation’s factories, mines and utilities turned in its best performance in eight months during July, according to a new Federal Reserve report on Friday.
July 19, 2015
Consumer prices increased in June from the month before, in positive territory for the first time this year, according to the U.S. Labor Department. A separate report shows consumers' feeling about the economy a just a little less hot than earlier.
May 17, 2015
U.S. industrial production fell 0.3% in April for its fifth consecutive monthly loss, according to a Federal Reserve report issued Friday.
April 17, 2015
Consumer prices moved up for the second straight month in March after falling during much of the winter, but remain at their lowest level in years.
March 13, 2015
Prices at the wholesale level fell again in February, down 0.5% from the month before, the fourth straight month this has happened, and is the largest drop since 2009.
March 2, 2015
U.S. consumer spending fell slightly in January as gasoline prices remained low, according to new Commerce Department report released Monday.
January 30, 2015
A first look at one of the widest measures of the U.S. economy shows activity cooled in the fourth quarter of 2014.
January 16, 2015
Consumer prices fell 0.4% in December from the month before, according to new U.S. Labor Department report, the biggest decline in six years.
December 29, 2014
UPS expects to transport more than 4 million return packages in the United States by the end of the first full week of January, the company announced.
Consumer confidence reached its most favorable level this month since the last cyclical peak was set in January 2007, according to the Thompson Reuters/University of Michigan Survey of Consumers, released just before Christmas.
December 12, 2014
Prices at the wholesale level in November gave up all the gains made the month before, led by declining energy costs, while consumers in the U.S. are feeling better than they have in many years.
November 14, 2014
Retail sales in the U.S. rebounded in October due to broad-based gains, as consumers get ready to head into the Christmas shopping season, according to a U.S. Commerce Department report.
October 17, 2014
Residential construction in the U.S. has rebounded but remains volatile, hitting an annual rate of just more than 1 million units for only the third time this year in September, according to the U.S. Commerce Department.
September 29, 2014
Personal spending in the U.S. increased 0.5% in August from the month before, according to a new Commerce Department report. However, the pace may be slower than it should be to support the continued pace of manufacturing, says one analyst.
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