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ConsumerConfidence-093014.jpg U.S. consumer confidence expectedly fell from 7-year highs in September amid concerns about the outlook for employment, the Conference Board reported Tuesday. After rising four consecutive months, the Conference Board's Consumer Confidence Index declined to 86.0 in September, down from an upwardly...

ChicagoPMI-093014.jpg Chicago-area manufacturing activity continued to expand in September, albeit at a slower pace than the previous month, according to a report from the Institute for Supply Management - Chicago. The Chicago PMI decreased 3.8 points to 60.5 in September, falling slightly short of expectations for a...

U.S. home prices rose at an anemic pace in July, according to S&P/Case-Shiller's 20-city composite index released Tuesday. Home prices were up only 0.6 percent in July from the previous month, slower than the 1 percent rise in June. Analysts expected the index would rise by 1.1 percent on a non-seasonally...

USPendingHomeSales-092914.jpg Pending home sales in the U.S. pulled back by much more than expected in the month of August, according to a report released by the National Association of Realtors on Monday.

Pending home sales in the U.S. pulled back by much more than expected in the month of August, according to a report released by the National Association of Realtors on Monday.

PersonalIncome-092914.jpg Personal spending in the U.S. rose by slightly more than expected in the month of August, according to a report released by the Commerce Department on Monday. The report said personal spending increased by 0.5 percent in August, while revised data showed that spending was unchanged in July.

Personal spending in the U.S. rose by slightly more than expected in the month of August, according to a report released by the Commerce Department on Monday.

Consumer-092614.jpg Thomson Reuters and the University of Michigan released a report on Friday confirming the notable improvement in U.S. consumer sentiment in September that was initially reported earlier this month.

GDPChart-092614.jpg Economic activity in the U.S. grew faster than previously estimated in the second quarter of 2014, according to a report released by the Commerce Department on Friday, with the upwardly revised growth matching economist estimates.

Economic activity in the U.S. grew faster than previously estimated in the second quarter of 2014, according to a report released by the Commerce Department on Friday, with the upwardly revised growth matching economist estimates.

DurableGoods-092514.jpg Reflecting volatility in commercial aircraft orders, the Commerce Department released a report on Thursday showing a sharp pullback in orders for manufactured durable goods in August following the substantial increase seen in July.

JoblessClaims-092514.jpg After reporting first-time claims for U.S. unemployment benefits near a fourteen-year low in the previous week, the Labor Department released a report on Thursday showing a modest rebound by initial jobless claims in the week ended September 20th.

Reflecting volatility in commercial aircraft orders, the Commerce Department released a report on Thursday showing a sharp pullback in orders for manufactured durable goods in August following the substantial increase seen in July.

After reporting first-time claims for U.S. unemployment benefits near a fourteen-year low in the previous week, the Labor Department released a report on Thursday showing a modest rebound by initial jobless claims in the week ended September 20th.

NewHomeSales-092414.jpg New home sales in the U.S. saw a substantial increase in the month of August, according to a report released by the Commerce Department on Wednesday, with the annual rate of sales jumping to its highest level in over six years.