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The Federal Reserve remains on track to unwind its $4.5 trillion balance sheet at an "upcoming" meeting, according to the minutes of the central bank's July monetary policy decision. Policy makers also expect to raise their benchmark lending rate by a quarter percentage point one more time this year...

Housingstarts-081617.jpg Government statistics released on Wednesday showed that housing starts unexpectedly fell in July from the previous month's levels. Building permits were also below expectations.

According to Zillow Mortgage, the rate on a 30-year fixed mortgage rate has dipped to 3.67 percent. That is a drop of three basis points from this time last week. The decline took mortgage rates to their lowest levels since late June, the real estate tracking film said. The move was prompted by...

After reporting decreases in U.S. homebuilder confidence in the two previous months, the National Association of Home Builders released a report on Tuesday showing a rebound in confidence in the month of August.

Business inventories in the U.S. increased by slightly more than expected in the month of June, the Commerce Department revealed in a report released on Tuesday. The report said business inventories climbed by 0.5 percent in June after rising by 0.3 percent in May. Economists had expected inventories...

Retailsales-US-081517.jpg Retail sales in the U.S. increased by more than anticipated in the month of July, according to a report released by the Commerce Department on Tuesday. The report said retail sales climbed by 0.6 percent in July after rising by a revised 0.3 percent in June. Economists had expected sales to increase...

importexport-US-081517.jpg U.S. import prices rebounded in July as they were powered by higher fuel prices, according to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics' report Tuesday morning. The cost of imported goods steadied after declines the previous two months, rising 0.1% in July. However, stripping out volatile fuel costs, import...

A report released by the Federal Reserve Bank of New York on Tuesday showed much stronger than expected growth in regional manufacturing activity in the month of August.

Retail sales in the U.S. increased by more than anticipated in the month of July, according to a report released by the Commerce Department on Tuesday.

US-CPI-081117.jpg A report released by the Labor Department on Friday showed a modest uptick in consumer prices in the U.S. in the month of July. The Labor Department said its consumer price index inched up by 0.1 percent in July after coming in unchanged in June.

A report released by the Labor Department on Friday showed a modest uptick in consumer prices in the U.S. in the month of July.

PPI-US-081017.jpg Reflecting a drop in prices for services, the Labor Department released a report on Thursday showing an unexpected decrease in U.S. producer prices in the month of July. The Labor Department said its producer price index for final demand edged down by 0.1 percent.

Joblessclaims-081017.jpg First-time claims for U.S. unemployment benefits unexpectedly edged higher in the week ended August 5th, according to a report released by the Labor Department on Thursday. The report said initial jobless claims crept up to 244,000.

Reflecting a drop in prices for services, the Labor Department released a report on Thursday showing an unexpected decrease in U.S. producer prices in the month of July.

First-time claims for U.S. unemployment benefits unexpectedly edged higher in the week ended August 5th, according to a report released by the Labor Department on Thursday.

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