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non-farm-productivity-120618.jpg Revised data released by the Labor Department on Thursday showed labor productivity in the U.S. increased by slightly more than initially estimated in the third quarter. The report also said unit labor costs rebounded by less than previously estimated.

trade-balance2-120618.jpg Reflecting a modest increase in the value of imports and a slight decrease in the value of exports, a report released by the Commerce Department on Thursday showed the U.S. trade deficit widened to a ten-year high in the month of October. The Commerce Department said the trade deficit widened to $55.5 billion.

jobless-cclaims-120618.jpg First-time claims for U.S. unemployment benefits edged down by less than expected in the week ended December 1st, the Labor Department revealed in a report released on Thursday. The report said initial jobless claims slipped to 231,000, a decrease of 4,000 from the previous week's revised level of 235,000.

adp-120618.jpg Private sector employment in the U.S. increased by less than expected in the month of November, according to a report released by payroll processor ADP on Thursday. ADP said private sector employment climbed by 179,000 jobs in November after jumping by a downwardly revised 225,000 jobs in October.

Revised data released by the Labor Department on Thursday showed labor productivity in the U.S. increased by slightly more than initially estimated in the third quarter. The report also said unit labor costs rebounded by less than previously estimated.

Reflecting a modest increase in the value of imports and a slight decrease in the value of exports, a report released by the Commerce Department on Thursday showed the U.S. trade deficit widened by more than expected in the month of October.

First-time claims for U.S. unemployment benefits edged down by less than expected in the week ended December 1st, the Labor Department revealed in a report released on Thursday.

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

eccles-building-110818_05dec18.jpg Most of the twelve Federal Reserve districts reported that their economies expanded at a modest or moderate pace from mid-October through late November, according to the Fed's Beige Book released on Wednesday.

construction-spending-113018_03dec18.jpg With a drop in spending on private construction more than offsetting an increase in spending on public construction, the Commerce Department released a report on Monday showing an unexpected dip in U.S. construction spending in the month of October.

ism-manufacturing-113018_03dec18.jpg Manufacturing activity in the U.S. unexpectedly grew at a faster rate in the month of November, according to a report released by the Institute for Supply Management on Monday. The ISM said its purchasing managers index climbed to 59.3 in November after falling to 57.7 in October.

Manufacturing activity in the U.S. unexpectedly grew at a faster rate in the month of November, according to a report released by the Institute for Supply Management on Monday.

With a drop in spending on private construction more than offsetting an increase in spending on public construction, the Commerce Department released a report on Monday showing an unexpected dip in U.S. construction spending in the month of October.

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