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Federalreserve-012815.jpg The Federal Reserve on Wednesday repeated its pledge to remain "patient" on raising interest rates amid unusually low inflation that could derail the U.S. economic recovery. "Information received since the Federal Open Market Committee met in December suggests that economic activity has been expanding...

consumerconfidence-012715.jpg Consumer confidence in the U.S. has seen a substantial improvement in the month of January, according to a report released by the Conference Board on Tuesday, with the consumer confidence index jumping to its highest level in over seven years.

newhomesales-012715.jpg After reporting an unexpected drop in sales of new single-family houses in the previous month, the Commerce Department released a report on Tuesday showing that U.S. new home sales rebounded by more than anticipated in the month of December.

Consumer confidence has seen a substantial improvement in the month of January, according to a report released by the Conference Board on Tuesday, with the consumer confidence index jumping to its highest level in over seven years.

After reporting an unexpected drop in sales of new single-family houses in the previous month, the Commerce Department released a report on Tuesday showing that U.S. new home sales rebounded by more than anticipated in the month of December.

homesales-030411_27Jan15.jpg Annual home price growth in major metropolitan areas continued to slow in the month of November, according to a report released by Standard & Poor's on Tuesday.

USdurablegoods-012715.jpg New orders for U.S. manufactured durable goods unexpectedly showed a substantial decrease in the month of December, according to a report released by the Commerce Department on Tuesday, with the drop partly due to a sharp decline in orders for transportation equipment.

New orders for U.S. manufactured durable goods showed a substantial decrease in the month of December, according to a report released by the Commerce Department on Tuesday, with the drop partly due to a sharp decline in orders for transportation equipment.

Standard & Poor's Ratings Services on Monday downgraded Russia's sovereign credit rating to below investment grade for the first time in more than a decade. S&P cut Russia's sovereign credit rating to "BB+" from "BBB-". The rating outlook is negative. Last month, S&P placed Russia on negative watch,...

LeadimgIndex-012315.jpg Reflecting positive contributions from a majority of components, the Conference Board released a report on Friday showing that its index of leading U.S. economic indicators rose by slightly more than anticipated in the month of December.

ExistingHomeSales-012315.jpg Existing home sales in the U.S. rose roughly in line with economist estimates in the month of December, according to a report released by the National Association of Realtors on Friday, with sales rebounding from the steep drop seen in November.

Reflecting positive contributions from a majority of components, the Conference Board released a report on Friday showing that its index of leading U.S. economic indicators rose by slightly more than anticipated in the month of December.

Existing home sales in the U.S. rose roughly in line with economist estimates in the month of December, according to a report released by the National Association of Realtors on Friday, with sales rebounding from the steep drop seen in November.

Bank of Japan Governor Haruhiko Kuroda on Friday welcomed the European Central Bank's quantiative easing announcement. In an interview to Bloomberg Television in Davos, Switzerland, Kuroda said there divergence in the policy stance of the US Federal Reserve and the ECB was not much of a concern....

JoblessClaims-012215.jpg While the Labor Department released a report on Thursday showing a modest drop in first-time claims for U.S. unemployment benefits in the week ended January 17th, initial jobless claims still came in above economist estimates.

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