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Reflecting increases in both revolving and non-revolving credit, the Federal Reserve released a report on Friday showing that U.S. consumer credit increased more than expected in the month of December.

Trade-Balance-020516.jpg With imports rising and exports falling, the Commerce Department released a report on Friday showing that the U.S. trade deficit widened more than expected in December. The report said the trade deficit widened to $43.4 billion in December from a revised $42.2 billion in November.

Non-Farm-Payroll-020516.jpg Employment in the U.S. rose by less than expected in the month of January, according to a report released by the Labor Department on Friday, although the unemployment rate still edged lower. The Labor Department said non-farm payroll employment climbed by 151,000 jobs in January.

With imports rising and exports falling, the Commerce Department released a report on Friday showing that the U.S. trade deficit widened more than expected in December.

Employment in the U.S. rose by less than expected in the month of January, according to a report released by the Labor Department on Friday, although the unemployment rate still edged lower.

factoryorders-020416.jpg Largely reflecting a steep drop in durable goods orders, the Commerce Department released a report on Thursday showing a notable decrease in new orders for U.S. manufactured goods in the month of December. The Commerce Department said factory orders tumbled by 2.9 percent in December.

NonfarmProductivity-020416.jpg Labor productivity in the U.S. fell by more than anticipated in the fourth quarter, according to a report released by the Labor Department on Thursday. The report said labor productivity dropped by 3.0 percent in the fourth quarter after climbing by 2.1 percent in the third quarter.

joblessclaims-020416.jpg Ahead of Friday's release of the monthly jobs report, the Labor Department released a report on Thursday showing that first-time claims for U.S. unemployment benefits rose by more than expected in the week ended January 30th.

Labor productivity in the U.S. fell by more than anticipated in the fourth quarter, according to a report released by the Labor Department on Thursday.

Ahead of Friday's release of the closely watched monthly jobs report, the Labor Department released a report on Thursday showing that first-time claims for U.S. unemployment benefits rose by more than expected in the week ended January 30th.

ismnonman-020316.jpg Growth in the U.S. service sector slowed in the month of January, the Institute for Supply Management revealed in a report released on Wednesday. The ISM said its non-manufacturing index dropped to 53.5 in January from an upwardly revised 55.8 in December, although a reading above 50 still indicates growth in the service sector.

ADPchart-02316.jpg Private sector employment in the U.S. increased by more than expected in the month of January, according to a report released by payroll processor ADP on Wednesday. ADP said private sector employment jumped by 205,000 jobs in January.

Private sector employment in the U.S. increased by more than expected in the month of January, according to a report released by payroll processor ADP on Wednesday.

The Federal Reserve is paying close attention to the impact of huge stock market losses to start the year, Fed Vice Chairman Stanley Fischer said Monday. "At this point, it is difficult to judge the likely implications of this volatility. If these developments lead to a persistent tightening of financial...

constrspending-020116.jpg With a jump in spending on public construction partly offset by a drop in spending on private construction, the Commerce Department released a report on Monday showing that U.S. construction spending rose much less than expected in December.

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