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LeadingIndicatorIndex-072017.jpg Pointing to continued growth in the U.S. economy, the Conference Board released a report on Thursday showing a bigger than expected increase by its index of leading economic indicators. The Conference Board said its leading economic index climbed by 0.6 percent in June.

PhiladelphiaFed-072017.jpg Philadelphia-area manufacturing activity grew at a notably slower rate in the month of July, according to a report released by the Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia on Thursday. The Philly Fed said its index for current manufacturing activity in the region slumped to 19.5 in July from 27.6 in June.

Joblessclaims-072017.jpg A report released by the Labor Department on Thursday showed a much bigger than expected decrease in first-time claims for U.S. unemployment benefits in the week ended July 15th. The report said initial jobless claims fell to 233,000, a decrease of 15,000 from the previous week's revised level of 248,000.

Philadelphia-area manufacturing activity grew at a notably slower rate in the month of July, according to a report released by the Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia on Thursday.

A report released by the Labor Department on Thursday showed a much bigger than expected decrease in first-time claims for U.S. unemployment benefits in the week ended July 15th.

HousingstartsBuildingpermits-071917.jpg After reporting an unexpected decline in new residential construction in the U.S. in the previous month, the Commerce Department released a report on Wednesday showing housing starts rebounded by more than expected in the month of June.

After reporting an unexpected decline in new residential construction in the U.S. in the previous month, the Commerce Department released a report on Wednesday showing housing starts rebounded by more than expected in the month of June.

NAHBHousingMarket-071817.jpg Homebuilder confidence in the U.S. unexpectedly declined in the month of July, according to a report released by the National Association of Home Builders on Tuesday. The report said the NAHB/Wells Fargo Housing Market Index dropped to 64 in July from a revised 66 in June. Economists had expected...

importexport-071817.jpg With fuel prices seeing another steep decline, the Labor Department released a report on Tuesday showing that U.S. import prices fell in line with economist estimates in the month of June. The Labor Department said import prices dropped by 0.2 percent in June after edging down by a revised 0.1 percent in May.

With fuel prices seeing another steep decline, the Labor Department released a report on Tuesday showing that U.S. import prices fell in line with economist estimates in the month of June.

Activity in the New York manufacturing sector grew at a notably slower pace in the month of July, according to a report released by the Federal Reserve Bank of New York on Monday.

BusinessInventories-071417.jpg While the Commerce Department released a report on Friday showing a rebound in U.S. business inventories in the month of May, the report also showed a drop in business sales. The report said business inventories rose by 0.3 percent in May after falling by 0.2 percent in April.

Shopping-071417.jpg With consumer expectations taking a hit, the University of Michigan released a report on Friday showing a notable deterioration in U.S. consumer sentiment in the month of July. The preliminary report said the consumer sentiment index dropped to 93.1 in July from the final June reading of 95.1.

IndustrialProduction-071417.jpg Industrial production in the U.S. increased by slightly more than anticipated in the month of June, the Federal Reserve revealed in a report on Friday. The Fed said industrial production climbed by 0.4 percent in June after inching up by a revised 0.1 percent in May.

US-CPI-071417.jpg Consumer prices in the U.S. came in unchanged in the month of June, according to a report released by the Labor Department on Friday. The Labor Department said its consumer price index was flat in June after edging down by 0.1 percent in May.

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