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Producer prices in the U.S. increased by slightly more than expected in the month of November, according to a report released by the Labor Department on Tuesday. The Labor Department said its producer price index for final demand climbed by 0.4 percent in November, matching the increases seen in the...

Employers globally reported positive hiring intentions as they plan to increase staffing levels in the first quarter of 2018, the latest ManpowerGroup Employment Outlook Survey showed Tuesday. The strongest outlooks globally were reported in the U.S., Japan, Taiwan and India. Employers in Australia,...

wholesaletrade-120817.jpg A report released by the Commerce Department on Friday showed wholesale inventories in the U.S. decreased by more than expected in the month of October. The report said wholesale inventories fell by 0.5 percent in October after inching up by a downwardly revised 0.1 percent in September.

consumershopping-120817.jpg Reflecting a deterioration in consumer expectations, the University of Michigan released a report on Friday showing an unexpected decrease in U.S. consumer sentiment in the month of December. The report said the preliminary reading on the consumer sentiment index for December fell to 96.8 from the final November reading of 98.5.

Nonfarmpayrolls-US-120817.jpg Employment in the U.S. increased by more than anticipated in the month of November, according to a report released by the Labor Department on Friday, although the report also showed weaker than expected wage growth during the month. The report said non-farm payroll employment jumped by 228,000 jobs in November.

Employment in the U.S. increased by more than anticipated in the month of November, according to a report released by the Labor Department on Friday. The report said non-farm payroll employment jumped by 228,000 jobs in November after surging up by a revised 244,000 in October.

Consumer credit in the U.S. increased by more than anticipated in the month of October, according to a report released by the Federal Reserve on Thursday. The Fed said consumer credit spiked by $20.5 billion in October after surging up by a downwardly revised $19.2 billion in September.

Joblessclaims-US-120717.jpg A day ahead of the release of the closely watched monthly jobs report, the Labor Department released a report on Thursday unexpectedly showing a modest decrease in first-time claims for U.S. unemployment benefits in the week ended December 2nd.

A day ahead of the release of the closely watched monthly jobs report, the Labor Department released a report on Thursday unexpectedly showing a modest decrease in first-time claims for U.S. unemployment benefits in the week ended December 2nd.

nonfarmproductivity-US-120617.jpg Labor productivity in the U.S. saw a notable increase in the third quarter, according to a revised report released by the Labor Department on Wednesday. The report said labor productivity jumped by 3.0 percent in the third quarter, unchanged from the preliminary estimate.

ADPdata-US-120617.jpg Employment in the U.S. private sector increased by slightly more than expected in the month of November, payroll processor ADP revealed in a report released on Wednesday. ADP said private sector employment climbed by 190,000 jobs in November after surging up by 235,000 jobs in October.

Labor productivity in the U.S. saw a notable increase in the third quarter, according to a revised report released by the Labor Department on Wednesday. The report said labor productivity jumped by 3.0 percent in the third quarter, unchanged from the preliminary estimate.

Employment in the U.S. private sector increased by slightly more than expected in the month of November, payroll processor ADP revealed in a report released on Wednesday.

ismnonmanuf-120517.jpg Activity in the U.S. service sector grew at a slower than expected rate in the month of November, the Institute for Supply Management revealed in a report released on Tuesday. The ISM said its non-manufacturing index dropped to 57.4 in November from 60.1 in October.

Tradebalance-US-120517.jpg With imports rising and exports edging lower, the Commerce Department released a report on Tuesday showing the U.S. trade deficit widened more than expected in the month of October. The report said the trade deficit widened to $48.7 billion in October from a revised $44.9 billion in September.

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