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new home sales2 062321 A report released by the Commerce Department on Wednesday unexpectedly showed another steep drop in new home sales in the U.S. in the month of May. The Commerce Department said new home sales tumbled by 5.9 percent to an annual rate of 769,000 in May after plunging by 7.8 percent to a downwardly revised rate of 817,000 in April.

existing home sales 062221 After reporting sharp decreases in U.S. existing home sales over the three previous months, the National Association of Realtors released a report on Tuesday showing existing home sales saw further downside in the month of May.

jerome powell 112818 22jun21 Federal Reserve Chair Jerome Powell is scheduled to appear before the House Select Subcommittee on the Coronavirus Crisis later Tuesday to discuss the central bank's response to the pandemic. In prepared remarks, Powell noted the economy has shown sustained improvement since he last appeared before the committee.

Global foreign direct investment flows are set to pick up this year after a severe slump in 2020 as economic activity across the world was impacted by the coronavirus pandemic, a UN report showed Monday. FDI flows are expected to bottom out this year and recover some lost ground with an increase...

leading indicator 061721 Suggesting strong economic growth will continue in the near term, the Conference Board released a report on Thursday showing another significant increase by its index of leading U.S. economic indicators.

philadelphia fed 061721 Philadelphia-area manufacturing activity expanded at a slightly slower rate in the month of June, according to a report released by the Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia on Thursday.

jobless claims3 061721 After reporting decreases in first-time claims for U.S. unemployment benefits for six straight weeks, the Labor Department released a report on Thursday showing an unexpected uptick in initial jobless claims in the week ended June 12th.

Philadelphia-area manufacturing activity expanded at a slightly slower rate in the month of June, according to a report released by the Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia on Thursday.

After reporting decreases in first-time claims for U.S. unemployment benefits for six straight weeks, the Labor Department released a report on Thursday showing an unexpected uptick in initial jobless claims in the week ended June 12th.

eccles building 110818 16jun21 The Federal Reserve made its highly anticipated monetary policy announcement Wednesday afternoon, and while the statement was largely unchanged from the previous meeting, the central bank's latest projections now point to an increase in interest rates in 2023.

import price 061621 Reflecting a jump in fuel prices, the Labor Department released a report on Wednesday showing U.S. import prices increased by more than expected in the month of May. The Labor Department said import prices jumped by 1.1 percent in May after climbing by an upwardly revised by 0.8 percent in April.

housing starts 061621 After reporting a sharp pullback in new residential construction in the U.S. in the previous month, the Commerce Department released a report on Wednesday showing housing starts rebounded in the month of May.

Reflecting a jump in fuel prices, the Labor Department released a report on Wednesday showing U.S. import prices increased by more than expected in the month of May.

After reporting a sharp pullback in new residential construction in the U.S. in the previous month, the Commerce Department released a report on Wednesday showing housing starts rebounded in the month of May.

business inventories 061521 Business inventories in the U.S. saw a modest decrease in the month of April, according to a report released by the Commerce Department on Tuesday. The report said business inventories slipped by 0.2 percent in April after inching up by a downwardly revised 0.2 percent in March.

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