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Existinghomesales-072214.jpg After reporting a sharp increase in existing home sales in the previous month, the National Association of Realtors released a report on Tuesday showing that existing home sales once again rose by more than expected in the month of June.

After reporting a sharp increase in existing home sales in the previous month, the National Association of Realtors released a report on Tuesday showing that existing home sales once again rose by more than expected in the month of June.

CPIchart-072214.jpg With energy prices showing a significant increase amid rising gasoline prices, the Labor Department released a report on Tuesday showing that U.S. consumer prices rose in line with economist estimates in the month of June.

With energy prices showing a significant increase amid rising gasoline prices, the Labor Department released a report on Tuesday showing that U.S. consumer prices rose in line with economist estimates in the month of June.

Global consumer confidence increased in the second quarter to reach the highest levels since the first quarter in 2007 as job optimism improved, results of a survey by Nielsen showed Tuesday. The Nielsen Global Consumer Confidence Index rose a point from the previous quarter to 97 in the second quarter....

LeadingIndicatorIndex-071814.jpg Showing that the pace of U.S. economic activity continued to expand moderately, the Conference Board released a report on Friday showing a continued increase by its index of leading economic indicators.

CONSUMER-RETAIL_18Jul14.jpg Consumer sentiment in the U.S. has unexpectedly deteriorated in the month of July, according to a report released by Thomson Reuters and the University of Michigan on Friday. The report said the preliminary reading on the consumer sentiment index for July came in at 81.3 compared to the final June reading of 82.5.

Showing that the pace of U.S. economic activity continued to expand moderately, the Conference Board released a report on Friday showing a continued increase by its index of leading economic indicators.

PhiladelphiaFed-071714.jpg Firms responding to the Philadelphia Federal Reserve's Business Outlook Survey indicated a continued expansion in the region's manufacturing sector in July, with the index of activity in the sector jumping to its highest level in over three years.

Firms responding to the Philadelphia Federal Reserve's Business Outlook Survey indicated continued expansion in the region's manufacturing sector in July, with the index of activity in the sector jumping to its highest level in over three years.

JoblessClaims-071714.jpg First-time claims for U.S. unemployment benefits unexpectedly showed a modest decrease in the week ended July 12th, according to a report released by the Labor Department on Thursday. The report said initial jobless claims edged down to 302,000, a decrease of 3,000 from the previous week's revised level of 305,000.

housingStarts-071714.jpg New residential construction in the U.S. unexpectedly showed a steep drop in the month of June, the Commerce Department revealed in a report on Thursday, with housing starts falling to a nine-month low. The Commerce Department said housing starts tumbled 9.3 percent to an annual rate of 893,000 in June.

First-time claims for U.S. unemployment benefits unexpectedly showed a modest decrease in the week ended July 12th, according to a report released by the Labor Department on Thursday.

New residential construction in the U.S. unexpectedly showed a steep drop in the month of June, the Commerce Department revealed in a report on Thursday, with housing starts falling to a nine-month low.

Economic activity has improved along with the labor market across the United States, according to the Federal Reserve's Beige Book report. The Beige Book, published eight times a year, is compiled by the Fed as a collection of anecdotal data on the condition of the U.S. economy. All twelve of the...