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LeadingIndicatorIndex-072116.jpg After reporting an unexpected decline in the previous month, the Conference Board released a report on Thursday showing a rebound by its index of leading U.S. economic indicators in the month of June.

ExistingHomeSales-072116.jpg Reflecting a greater share of sales to first-time buyers, the National Association of Realtors released a report on Thursday showing an unexpected increase in U.S. existing home sales in the month of June. NAR said existing home sales climbed 1.1 percent to an annual rate of 5.57 million.

Philadelphiafedmanufacturing-072116.jpg Philadelphia-area manufacturing activity unexpectedly contracted in the month of July, the Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia revealed in a report on Thursday. The Philly Fed said its diffusion index of current activity dropped to a negative 2.9 in July from a positive 4.7 in June.

Joblessclaims-072116.jpg Initial jobless claims in the U.S. unexpectedly saw a slight drop in the week ended July 16th, according to a report released by the Labor Department on Thursday. The report said jobless claims edged down to 253,000, a decrease of 1,000 from the previous week's unrevised level of 254,000.

Philadelphia-area manufacturing activity unexpectedly contracted in the month of July, the Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia revealed in a report on Thursday.

Initial jobless claims in the U.S. unexpectedly saw a slight drop in the week ended July 16th, according to a report released by the Labor Department on Thursday.

The International Monetary Fund on Tuesday trimmed its global economic growth outlook for this year and the next, warning that the surprise vote on Brexit has triggered a wave of uncertainty amid already-fragile business and consumer confidence. "The Brexit vote implies a substantial increase in economic,...

HousingStarts-071916.jpg Partly reflecting a rebound in new residential construction in the Northeast, the Commerce Department released a report on Tuesday showing that U.S. housing starts increased by much more than anticipated in the month of June. The Commerce Department said housing starts jumped 4.8 percent to an annual rate of 1.189 million.

Partly reflecting a rebound in new residential construction in the Northeast, the Commerce Department released a report on Tuesday showing that U.S. housing starts increased by much more than anticipated in the month of June.

NAHB-071816.jpg Homebuilder confidence in the U.S. unexpectedly saw a modest deterioration in the month of July, according to a report released by the National Association of Home Builders on Monday. The report said the NAHB/Wells Fargo Housing Market Index edged down by a point to 59 in July.

Shopping-Consumer-071516.jpg With high income households expressing concerns about the prospects for the economy, the University of Michigan released a report on Friday showing a notable deterioration in U.S. consumer sentiment in the month of July.

BusinessInventories-071516.jpg Partly reflecting notable growth in retail inventories, the Commerce Department released a report on Friday showing a slightly bigger than expected increase in business inventories in the month of May. The report said business inventories rose by 0.2 percent in May.

IndustrialProduction-071516.jpg After reporting a pullback in U.S. industrial production in the previous month, the Federal Reserve released a report on Friday showing that production rebounded by more than anticipated in the month of June. The report said industrial production climbed by 0.6 percent in June.

CPIchart-071516.jpg Despite another jump in energy prices, the Labor Department released a report on Friday showing that U.S. consumer prices rose by slightly less than expected in the month of June. The Labor Department said its consumer price index rose by 0.2 percent in June.

RetailSales-071516.jpg Suggesting strength in consumer demand, the Commerce Department released a report on Friday showing a much bigger than expected increase in U.S. retail sales in the month of June. The Commerce Department said retail sales climbed by 0.6 percent in June compared to economist estimates for a 0.1 percent uptick.

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