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chicago-013015.jpg Chicago-area business activity unexpectedly grew at a faster pace in the month of January, according to a report released by MNI Indicators on Friday, with the Chicago business barometer rebounding following two consecutive monthly declines.

Chicago-area business activity unexpectedly grew at a faster pace in the month of January, according to a report released by MNI Indicators on Friday, with the Chicago business barometer rebounding following two consecutive monthly declines.

GDP-013015.jpg Economic activity in the U.S. continued to increase in the final three months of 2014, according to a report released by the Commerce Department on Friday, although the pace of growth slowed by more than economists had expected.

Economic activity in the U.S. continued to increase in the final three months of 2014, according to a report released by the Commerce Department on Friday, although the pace of growth slowed by more than economists had expected.

Federal Reserve Chairman Janet Yellen is concerned about the economic situation in Europe but feels the U.S. economy is "strong," according to a Bloomberg report quoting Sen. Tim Kaine of Virginia and Sen. Joe Manchin from West Virginia. The remarks came after a policy lunch with Yellen. The Fed...

pendinghomesales-012915.jpg Partly reflecting fewer homes available for sale and a slight acceleration in prices, the National Association of Realtors released a report on Thursday unexpectedly showing a sharp drop in U.S. pending home sales in the month of December.

Partly reflecting fewer homes available for sale and a slight acceleration in prices, the National Association of Realtors released a report on Thursday unexpectedly showing a sharp drop in U.S. pending home sales in the month of December.

JoblessClaims-012915.jpg Providing an encouraging sign for the labor market, the Labor Department released a report on Thursday showing that first-time claims for U.S. unemployment benefits dropped to their lowest level in over fourteen years in the week ended January 24th.

Providing an encouraging sign for the labor market, the Labor Department released a report on Thursday showing that first-time claims for U.S. unemployment benefits dropped to their lowest level in over fourteen years in the week ended January 24th.

Federalreserve-012815.jpg The Federal Reserve on Wednesday repeated its pledge to remain "patient" on raising interest rates amid unusually low inflation that could derail the U.S. economic recovery. "Information received since the Federal Open Market Committee met in December suggests that economic activity has been expanding...

consumerconfidence-012715.jpg Consumer confidence in the U.S. has seen a substantial improvement in the month of January, according to a report released by the Conference Board on Tuesday, with the consumer confidence index jumping to its highest level in over seven years.

newhomesales-012715.jpg After reporting an unexpected drop in sales of new single-family houses in the previous month, the Commerce Department released a report on Tuesday showing that U.S. new home sales rebounded by more than anticipated in the month of December.

Consumer confidence has seen a substantial improvement in the month of January, according to a report released by the Conference Board on Tuesday, with the consumer confidence index jumping to its highest level in over seven years.

After reporting an unexpected drop in sales of new single-family houses in the previous month, the Commerce Department released a report on Tuesday showing that U.S. new home sales rebounded by more than anticipated in the month of December.

homesales-030411_27Jan15.jpg Annual home price growth in major metropolitan areas continued to slow in the month of November, according to a report released by Standard & Poor's on Tuesday.

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