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ConstructionSpending-080114.jpg With spending on public construction showing a substantial decrease, the Commerce Department released a report on Friday showing that U.S. construction spending unexpectedly saw a sharp drop in the month of June.

ISM-PMI-080114.jpg Activity in the U.S. manufacturing sector expanded at a notably faster rate in the month of July, according to a report released by the Institute for Supply Management on Friday, with the index of activity in the sector climbing to a three-year high.

consumerspending-080114.jpg Consumer sentiment in the U.S. deteriorated by less than previously estimated in the month of July, according to a report released by Thomson Reuters and the University of Michigan on Friday.

With spending on public construction showing a substantial decrease, the Commerce Department released a report on Friday showing that U.S. construction spending unexpectedly saw a sharp drop in the month of June.

Activity in the U.S. manufacturing sector expanded at a notably faster rate in the month of July, according to a report released by the Institute for Supply Management on Friday, with the index of activity in the sector rising more than anticipated.

PersonalIncome-080114.jpg Personal income and spending in the U.S. both increased in line with economist estimates in the month of June, according to a report released by the Commerce Department on Friday.

NonfarmPayroll-080114.jpg After reporting a sharp jump in U.S. employment in the previous month, the Labor Department released a report on Friday showing that employment rose by less than expected in the month of July. The report said non-farm payroll employment increased by 209,000 jobs in July.

Personal income and spending in the U.S. both increased in line with economist estimates in the month of June, according to a report released by the Commerce Department on Friday.

After reporting a sharp jump in U.S. employment in the previous month, the Labor Department released a report on Friday showing that employment rose by less than expected in the month of July.

ChicagoPMI-073114.jpg Chicago-area business activity unexpectedly grew at a substantially slower rate in the month of July, according to a report released by MNI Indicators on Thursday, with the business barometer falling to its lowest level in a year.

Chicago-area business activity unexpectedly grew at a substantially slower rate in the month of July, according to a report released by MNI Indicators on Thursday, with the business barometer falling to its lowest level in a year.

Joblessclaims-073114.jpg First-time claims for U.S. unemployment benefits rebounded in the week ended July 26th, according to a report released by the Labor Department on Thursday, with initial jobless claims bouncing off the fourteen-year low seen in the previous week.

First-time claims for U.S. unemployment benefits rebounded in the week ended July 26th, according to a report released by the Labor Department on Thursday, with initial jobless claims bouncing off the fourteen-year low seen in the previous week.

Federalreserve-073014.jpg The Federal Reserve further tapered its quantitative easing plan on Wednesday, noting the U.S. economy has rebounded in the second quarter. As expected, the Fed said it will reduce its asset purchases by another $10 billion, cutting its monthly asset buying program to $25 billion. This puts the...

GDPchart-073014.jpg After reporting a notable contraction in U.S. economic activity in the first quarter, the Commerce Department released a report on Wednesday showing that gross domestic product rebounded by more than anticipated in the second quarter.