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CONSUMER-RETAIL_17Oct14.jpg Consumer sentiment in the U.S. has unexpectedly improved in the month of October, according to a report released by Thomson Reuters and the University of Michigan on Friday.

HousingStarts-101714.jpg New residential construction in the U.S. increased by more than anticipated in the month of September, according to a report released by the Commerce Department on Friday, although the rebound did not completely offset the sharp drop seen in the previous month.

New residential construction in the U.S. increased by more than anticipated in the month of September, according to a report released by the Commerce Department on Friday, although the rebound did not completely offset the sharp drop seen in the previous month.

NAHBindex-101614.jpg Following four consecutive monthly increases, the National Association of Home Builders released a report on Thursday showing that homebuilder confidence has unexpectedly seen a notable deterioration in the month of October.

philadelphiafed-101614.jpg Manufacturing activity in the Philadelphia area grew at a slower rate in the month of October, according to a report released by the Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia on Thursday, although the index of activity in the sector fell by slightly less than expected.

Following four consecutive monthly increases, the National Association of Home Builders released a report on Thursday showing that homebuilder confidence has unexpectedly seen a notable deterioration in the month of October.

Manufacturing activity in the Philadelphia area grew at a slower rate in the month of October, according to a report released by the Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia on Thursday, although the index of activity in the sector fell by slightly less than expected.

Industrial-Production-101614.jpg After reporting an unexpected drop in U.S. industrial production in the previous month, the Federal Reserve released a report on Thursday showing that production rebounded by much more than expected in the month of September.

Jobless-Claims-101614.jpg First-time claims for U.S. unemployment benefits unexpectedly decreased in the week ended October 11th, according to a report released by the Labor Department on Thursday, with initial jobless claims falling to their lowest level in over fourteen years.

First-time claims for U.S. unemployment benefits unexpectedly decreased in the week ended October 11th, according to a report released by the Labor Department on Thursday, with initial jobless claims falling to their lowest level in over fourteen years.

Businessinv-101514.jpg Business inventories in the U.S. increased by less than expected in the month of August, according to a report released by the Commerce Department on Wednesday, with the report also showing a pullback by business sales.

empirestatemanufacturing-101514.jpg Business activity in the New York manufacturing sector grew at a substantially slower rate in the month of October, according to a report released by the Federal Reserve Bank of New York on Wednesday.

PPI-101514.jpg Reflecting lower prices for food and energy, the Labor Department released a report on Wednesday showing an unexpected drop in U.S. producer prices in the month of September.

Retailsales-101514.jpg Retail sales in the U.S. fell by more than anticipated in the month of September, according to a report released by the Commerce Department on Wednesday, with the decrease partly reflecting the recent drop in gasoline prices.

Business activity in the New York manufacturing sector grew at a substantially slower rate in the month of October, according to a report released by the Federal Reserve Bank of New York on Wednesday.