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Janetyellen-091714.jpg   The Federal Reserve on Wednesday maintained its pledge to keep near-zero rates in place for a "considerable time" after its bond-buying stimulus program ends. Although policy makers refrained from offering a more specific time-line for raising interest rates, the central bank reduced its monthly asset...

nahbindx-091714.jpg With a firming job market helping to unleash pent-up demand for new homes, the National Association of Home Builders released a report on Wednesday showing that U.S. homebuilder confidence jumped to its highest level in almost nine years in September.

CPI-091714.jpg With a substantial decrease in energy prices more than offsetting higher prices for food and shelter, the Labor Department released a report on Wednesday showing an unexpected drop in U.S. consumer prices in the month of August.

With a substantial decrease in energy prices more than offsetting higher prices for food and shelter, the Labor Department released a report on Wednesday showing an unexpected drop in U.S. consumer prices in the month of August.

Producer-Price-Index-091614.jpg After reporting a modest uptick in U.S. producer prices in the previous month, the Labor Department released a report on Tuesday showing that producer prices came in unchanged in the month of August. The Labor Department said its producer price index for final demand was unchanged in August after inching up by 0.1 percent in July.

After reporting a modest uptick in U.S. producer prices in the previous month, the Labor Department released a report on Tuesday showing that producer prices came in unchanged in the month of August.

manufacturing-030411_15Sep14.jpg With manufacturing output falling for the first time since January, the Federal Reserve released a report on Monday showing that U.S. industrial production unexpectedly decreased in the month of August. The report said industrial production edged down by 0.1 percent in August.

Empire-State-Manufacturing-091514.jpg Business activity in the New York manufacturing sector has expanded at a robust pace in the month of September, according to a report released by the Federal Reserve Bank of New York on Monday, with the index of activity in the sector jumping to its highest level in almost five years.

Business activity in the New York manufacturing sector has expanded at a robust pace in the month of September, according to a report released by the Federal Reserve Bank of New York on Monday, with the index of activity in the sector jumping to its highest level in almost five years.

OECD-Interim-Global-091514.jpg The Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development on Monday downgraded its growth outlook for major developed nations and urged the European Central Bank to take further steps to boost demand as slow growth in the euro area was the most worrying feature of the projections.

The Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development lowered its growth outlook for major developed nations and urged the European Central Bank to take further steps to boost demand. In its interim economic assessment, the OECD said a moderate expansion is underway in most major advanced and...

Businessinv-091214.jpg Business inventories in the U.S increased in line with economist estimates in the month of July, according to a report released by the Commerce Department on Friday. The Commerce Department said business inventories rose by 0.4 percent in July, matching the increase reported for June as well as the consensus estimate.

CONSUMER-RETAIL_12Sep14.jpg Consumer sentiment in the U.S. has improved by more than expected in the month of September, 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 September came in at 84.6 compared to the final August reading of 82.5.

Business inventories in the U.S increased in line with economist estimates in the month of July, according to a report released by the Commerce Department on Friday.

Consumer sentiment in the U.S. has improved by more than expected in the month of September, according to a report released by Thomson Reuters and the University of Michigan on Friday.