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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.

ADPchart-073014.jpg Employment in the U.S. private sector continued to see notable growth in the month of July, according to a report released by payroll processor ADP on Wednesday, although the pace of job growth came in below economist estimates.

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

Employment in the U.S. private sector continued to see notable growth in the month of July, according to a report released by payroll processor ADP on Wednesday, although the pace of job growth came in below economist estimates.

consumerconfidence-072914.jpg Consumer confidence in the U.S. improved for the third consecutive month in July, according to a report released by the Conference Board on Tuesday, with the consumer confidence index jumping to its highest level in almost seven years.

Consumer confidence in the U.S. improved for the third consecutive month in July, according to a report released by the Conference Board on Tuesday, with the consumer confidence index jumping to its highest level in almost seven years.

homesales-030411_29Jul14.jpg Home prices in major U.S. metropolitan areas continued to increase at a slower pace in the month of May, Standard & Poor's revealed in a report released on Tuesday. The report said the S&P/Case-Shiller 20-City Composite Home Price Index increased at an annual rate of 9.3 percent in May compared to the 10.8 percent growth reported for April.

Inflation in the OECD area remained unchanged in June, after rising slightly in the previous month, the Organization for Economic Co-operation and Development said Tuesday. The consumer price index rose 2.1 percent year-on-year in June, same as in the previous month. Excluding food and energy, inflation...

pendingHomeSales-072814.jpg After reporting a sharp jump in U.S. pending home sales in the previous month, the National Association of Realtors released a report on Monday showing that pending home sales unexpectedly saw a notable pullback in the month of June.

After reporting a sharp jump in U.S. pending home sales in the previous month, the National Association of Realtor released a report on Monday showing that pending home sales unexpectedly saw a notable pullback in the month of June.