June 28, 2016
U.S. economic growth improved more than previous estimates, but not by much, according to Commerce Department figures released Tuesday. Stronger net exports and business investment offset an unexpected downward revision to consumer spending.
May 27, 2016
Despite the nation’s gross domestic product in the first quarter of the year moving higher than first thought, growth remains at its lowest level since the first quarter of 2015, according to a Commerce Department report released Friday. Yet a separate survey shows this has yet to damper consumers’ feelings.
April 28, 2016
Feelings that the American economy slowed to a crawl in the first quarter of the year were confirmed on Thursday morning when the Commerce Department released its report showing the gross domestic product increased at an annual rate of just 0.5%.
March 25, 2016
Growth in the overall American economy in the final quarter of last year improved by double the government's initial estimate, according to a U.S. Commerce Department report released Friday. A separate reports shows the country’s manufacturing sector is still sluggish but housing continues to do well.
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.
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.
December 22, 2015
The latest measure of strength in the overall U.S. economy shows it maintained its momentum in the third quarter of the year. A separate report shows a big decline in existing home sales for the second straight month.
November 24, 2015
Third-quarter GDP numbers fuel talk that the Federal Reserve will raise interest rates next month for the first time in many years – despite a disappointing report on manufacturing.
October 29, 2015
Economic growth in the U.S. lost a good portion of its momentum in the third quarter of the year, but the performance still may still be strong enough for the Federal Reserve to push interest rates higher before the year is out.
September 25, 2015
The U.S. economy performed better in the second quarter of the year than earlier thought, according to a new Commerce Department report Friday, leaving some wondering if this puts the Federal Reserve closer to raising interest rates.
August 27, 2015
The U.S. economy grew by leaps and bounds in the second quarter of the year compared to the first quarter, according to a new government estimate released Thursday, which should ease investors fears in the wake of a global stock market sell-off.
July 30, 2015
The first reading on how well the American economy performed in the second quarter of the year shows it accelerated well ahead of the first quarter pace, according to the U.S. Commerce Department.
June 24, 2015
The U.S. economy contracted less in the first quarter of the year than previously estimated, according to a Commerce Department report released Wednesday.
May 29, 2015
A new government reports shows the American economy contracted in the first quarter of the year for the second straight time.
May 19, 2015
American Trucking Associations’ seasonally adjusted For-Hire Truck Tonnage Index fell 3% to 128.6 in April to the lowest level in a year.
April 29, 2015
The pace of economic growth in the U.S. slowed dramatically in the first quarter of the year, according to the first estimate from the Commerce Department. Economists disagree whether bad weather and port problems are largely to blame.
April 13, 2015
Despite the slowing of economic growth late last year on into this year, the economy will pick up steam over the rest of this year, according to the State of Logistics Report Quarterly Update.
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 8, 2015
Since the end of the "Great Recession" and the start of a recovery, the U.S. economy has gone through two distinct phases, with the latter being the better, and expectations are things will continue to improve.
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