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Industrialproduction-US-121517.jpg After reporting a much bigger than expected increase in U.S. industrial production in the previous month, the Federal Reserve released a report on Friday showing that production rose by less than expected in the month of November. The Fed said industrial production edged up by 0.2 percent.

Empirestatemanufacturing-121517.jpg Growth in New York manufacturing activity slowed by more than anticipated in the month of December, according to a report released by the Federal Reserve Bank of New York on Friday. The New York Fed said its general business conditions index dropped to 18.0 in December from 19.4 in November, although...

Growth in New York manufacturing activity slowed by more than anticipated in the month of December, according to a report released by the Federal Reserve Bank of New York on Friday.

BusinessInventories-121417.jpg A report released by the Commerce Department on Thursday showed a modest decrease in U.S. business inventories in the month of October. The Commerce Department said business inventories edged down by 0.1 percent in October after showing no change in September. The slight drop in inventories matched...

ImportExport-US-121417.jpg A report released by the Labor Department on Thursday showed U.S. import prices increased in line with economist estimates in the month of November, while export prices rose by much more than anticipated. The Labor Department said its import price index climbed by 0.7 percent in November after inching...

Joblessclaims-US-121417.jpg First-time claims for U.S. unemployment benefits unexpectedly decreased in the week ended December 9th, according to a report released by the Labor Department on Thursday. The report said initial jobless claims dropped to 225,000, a decrease of 11,000 from the previous week's unrevised level of 236,000.

Retailsales-US-121417.jpg Retail sales in the U.S. increased by much more than anticipated in the month of November, the Commerce Department revealed in a report released on Thursday. The report said retail sales climbed by 0.8 percent in November after rising by an upwardly revised 0.5 percent in October.

A report released by the Labor Department on Thursday showed U.S. import prices increased in line with economist estimates in the month of November, while export prices rose by much more than anticipated. The Labor Department said its import price index climbed by 0.7 percent in November after inching...

Retail sales in the U.S. increased by much more than anticipated in the month of November, the Commerce Department revealed in a report released on Thursday.

First-time claims for U.S. unemployment benefits unexpectedly decreased in the week ended December 9th, according to a report released by the Labor Department on Thursday.

As expected, the Federal Reserve on Wednesday raised the benchmark U.S. interest rate to a range of 1.25% to 1.5%, but struck a dovish tone on future rate hikes amid stubbornly low inflation. It was the third rate hike of 0.25% in 2017. Crucially, the Fed maintained earlier forecast for just three...

Consumerpriceindx-US-121317.jpg Consumer prices in the U.S. increased in line with economist estimates in the month of November, according to a report released by the Labor Department on Wednesday. The Labor Department said its consumer price index rose by 0.4 percent in November after inching up by 0.1 percent in October. The...

Consumer prices in the U.S. increased in line with economist estimates in the month of November, according to a report released by the Labor Department on Wednesday. The Labor Department said its consumer price index rose by 0.4 percent in November after inching up by 0.1 percent in October. Excluding...

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,...

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