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factoryordrs-070215.jpg New orders for U.S. manufactured goods fell by much more than expected in the month of May, according to a report released by the Commerce Department on Thursday. The report said factory orders fell by 1.0 percent in May following a revised 0.7 percent decrease in April.

JoblessClaims-070215.jpg While the data was largely overshadowed by the release of the monthly jobs report, the Labor Department also released a report on Thursday showing an unexpected increase in initial jobless claims in the week ended June 27th.

UnemploymentRate-070215.jpg A closely watched Labor Department report released Thursday morning showed weaker than expected U.S. job growth in the month of June, although the unemployment rate still fell to a seven-year low.

While the data was largely overshadowed by the release of the monthly jobs report, the Labor Department also released a report on Thursday showing an unexpected increase in initial jobless claims in the week ended June 27th.

With employment in the U.S. showing another notable increase in the month of June, the Labor Department released a report on Thursday showing that the unemployment rate fell to a seven-year low.

GreeceFlag-070115.jpg Confusion refuses to die down in Europe even after crucial deadlines were missed and hapless Greeks stare into an uncertain future for their country, while other Europeans try to preserve the sanctity of the union and the euro.

ConstructiomSpending-070115.jpg After reporting a sharp increase in U.S. construction spending in the previous month, the Commerce Department released a report on Wednesday showing that construction spending saw further upside in the month of May.

ISM-PMI-070115.jpg Indicating a modest acceleration in the pace of growth in the U.S. manufacturing sector, the Institute for Supply Management released a report on Wednesday showing that its manufacturing index rose by slightly more than expected in June.

ADP-070115.jpg Private sector employment in the U.S. increased by more than expected in the month of June, according to a report released by payroll processor ADP on Wednesday. ADP said employment in the private sector jumped by 237,000 jobs in June.

Private sector employment in the U.S. increased by more than expected in the month of June, according to a report released by payroll processor ADP on Wednesday.

consumerconfidence-063015.jpg After reporting a modest improvement in U.S. consumer confidence in the previous month, the Conference Board released a report on Tuesday showing that its consumer confidence index increased by much more than expected in June.

chicagopmi-063015.jpg While MNI Indicators released a report on Tuesday showing a notable increase by its Chicago business barometer in the month of June, the index continued to point to a contraction in regional business activity.

homesales-030411_30Jun15.jpg Home prices in major U.S. metropolitan areas unexpectedly grew at a slower annual rate in the month of April, according to a report released by Standard & Poor's on Tuesday. The report said the 20-City Composite Home Price Index rose 4.9 percent year-over-year in April.

pendinghome-062915.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 saw further upside in May.

A September rate hike is "very much in play," according to William C. Dudley, president of the Federal Reserve Bank of New York. "If the data continue to evolve in the way they have, I think September is very much in play," Dudley said in an interview with the Financial Times published Sunday. "If...

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