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LeadingindicatorIndex-112014.jpg Pointing to continued economic growth through the holiday season and into early 2015, the Conference Board released a report on Thursday showing that its index of leading U.S. economic indicators rose by more than anticipated in the month of October.

PhiladelphiaFed-112014.jpg After reporting a modest slowdown in the pace of growth in regional manufacturing activity in the previous month, the Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia released a report on Thursday showing that its index of manufacturing activity jumped to its highest level in over twenty years in November.

ExistingHomeSales-112014.jpg Existing home sales in the U.S. unexpectedly showed a notable increase in the month of October, according to a report released by the National Association of Realtors on Thursday. NAR said existing home sales climbed 1.5 percent to a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 5.26 million in October.

Pointing to continued economic growth through the holiday season and into early 2015, the Conference Board released a report on Thursday showing that its index of leading U.S. economic indicators rose by more than anticipated in the month of October.

After reporting a modest slowdown in the pace of growth in regional manufacturing activity in the previous month, the Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia released a report on Thursday showing its index of activity in the manufacturing sector jumped to a twenty-year high in November.

Existing home sales in the U.S. unexpectedly showed a notable increase in the month of October, according to a report released by the National Association of Realtors on Thursday.

CPIChart-112014.jpg With higher prices for services offsetting a steep drop in energy prices, the Labor Department released a report on Thursday showing that U.S. consumer prices came in unchanged in the month of October.

JoblessClaims-112014.jpg First-time claims for U.S. unemployment benefits saw a modest decrease in the week ended November 15th, according to a report released by the Labor Department on Thursday. The report said initial jobless claims edged down to 291,000, a decrease of 2,000 from the previous week.

With a steep drop in energy prices offsetting increases in prices for shelter and airline fares, the Labor Department released a report on Thursday showing that U.S. consumer prices came in unchanged in the month of October.

First-time claims for U.S. unemployment benefits saw a modest decrease in the week ended November 15th, according to a report released by the Labor Department on Thursday.

FederalReserve-111914.jpg The Federal Reserve debated how best to communicate their outlook for interest rate hikes, according to the minutes of the central bank's October meeting released Wednesday. October's meeting marked the end of the central bank's historic bond-buying program, as Fed officials trumpeted "solid jobs...

HousingStarts-111914.jpg With new construction of multi-family homes pulling back rather sharply, the Commerce Department released a report on Wednesday showing that U.S. housing starts came in below economist estimates in the month of October.

With new construction of multi-family homes pulling back rather sharply, the Commerce Department released a report on Wednesday showing that U.S. housing starts came in below economist estimates in the month of October.

NAHB-111814.jpg After reporting a notable deterioration in U.S. homebuilder confidence in the previous month, the National Association of Home Builders released a report on Tuesday showing that confidence rebounded by much more than anticipated in November.

After reporting a notable deterioration in U.S. homebuilder confidence in the previous month, the National Association of Home Builders released a report on Tuesday showing that confidence rebounded by much more than anticipated in November.