February 12, 2016 - Industry News
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.
Tags: Economy, Retail Sales, Consumer Confidence, Manufacturing, Consumer Sentiment
January 29, 2016 - Industry News
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.
Tags: Economy, GDP, Consumer Confidence, Consumer Sentiment, Gross Domestic Product
January 26, 2016 - Industry News
The latest reading on the health of the nation’s non-manufacturing/service sector of the economy shows it starting the year with slower growth. A separate report shows consumers aren’t paying much heed to recent volatility in financial markets as Federal Reserve officials begin a two-day meeting.
Tags: Economy, Consumer Confidence, Non-Manufacturing
January 15, 2016 - Industry News
The latest numbers about the state of the American economy show activity has slowed in key sectors, including one of the biggest drivers, with retail sales turning in its weakest improvement since 2009.
Tags: Economy, Retail Sales, Consumer Confidence, Industrial Production, Manufacturing, Wholesale Prices, Producer Prices
November 13, 2015 - Industry News
While a recent good unemployment report led some to speculate the Federal Reserve will raise interest rates at year-end, new numbers released Friday remind us there's more to the equation.
Tags: Economy, Retail Sales, Unemployment, Consumer Confidence, Wholesale Prices, Employment, Producer Prices
October 19, 2015 - Industry News
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.
Tags: Economy, Consumer Confidence, Industrial Production, Consumer Sentiment
September 29, 2015 - Industry News
Consumers are feeling better than they were before and are spending more money because they are taking home larger paychecks, according two new reports. That bodes well for truck freight.
Tags: Economy, Consumer Confidence, Personal Income, Personal Spending
September 25, 2015 - Industry News
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.
Tags: Economy, GDP, Consumer Confidence, Federal Reserve, Gross Domestic Product
August 25, 2015 - Industry News
The underlying fundamentals of the U.S. economy are better than, or at least nowhere near as bad as, the panic that set into Wall Street starting late last week and extended into Monday, according to several newly released reports.
Tags: Economy, Consumer Confidence, Manufacturing, Home Sales, Non-Manufacturing, Leading Economic Indicators
August 14, 2015 - Industry News
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.
Tags: Economy, Consumer Confidence, Industrial Production, Wholesale Prices, Consumer Sentiment
July 28, 2015 - Industry News
UPDATED -- Economic Watch: Consumers are not feeling quite as rosy about the U.S. economy, while a separate report shows a rebound in economic conditions for the U.S. services sector.
July 19, 2015 - Industry News
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.
Tags: Economy, Consumer Confidence, Consumer Prices, Inflation, Consumer Sentiment
June 26, 2015 - Industry News
American consumers are feeling better about the economy with one measure hitting its highest level since January.
Tags: Economy, Consumer Confidence, Consumer Spending
June 12, 2015 - Industry News
Consumer confidence rebounded this month, with more people expecting increases in their wages, according to the University of Michigan Survey of Consumers released Friday.
Tags: Economy, Consumer Confidence, Producer Prices
May 29, 2015 - Industry News
A new government reports shows the American economy contracted in the first quarter of the year for the second straight time.
Tags: Economy, GDP, Consumer Confidence
May 26, 2015 - Industry News
A measure of consumer confidence has increased following a sharp downturn, while new home sales rebounded strongly, according to reports released on Tuesday.
Tags: Economy, Consumer Confidence, Home Sales
May 17, 2015 - Industry News
U.S. industrial production fell 0.3% in April for its fifth consecutive monthly loss, according to a Federal Reserve report issued Friday.
May 1, 2015 - Industry News
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.
Tags: Economy, Consumer Confidence, Manufacturing, Consumer Spending, Construction Spending
April 28, 2015 - Industry News
A measure of U.S. consumer confidence fell in April, its biggest drop since October 2013 and the lowest level in four months.
Tags: Economy, Consumer Confidence
February 24, 2015 - Industry News
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 - Industry News
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.
Tags: Economy, Consumer Confidence, Home Building
January 27, 2015 - Industry News
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.
Tags: Economy, Consumer Confidence, Durable Goods, Home Sales
December 30, 2014 - Industry News
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 - Industry News
Key economic indicators for October that were posted last week show mostly good news for trucking, including durable goods, home sales and consumer confidence.
Tags: Economy, Consumer Confidence, Durable Goods, Home Sales, Consumer Spending, Personal Income
November 25, 2014 - Industry News
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.
Tags: Economy, GDP, Construction Spending, Consumer Confidence
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