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wholesale-inventories2-032219.jpg Wholesale inventories in the U.S. increased by much more than anticipated in the month of January, according to a report released by the Commerce Department on Friday. The report said wholesale inventories surged up by 1.2 percent in January after jumping by 1.1 percent in December.

existing-homesales-032219.jpg After reporting existing home sales at their lowest level in over three years in the previous month, the National Association of Realtors released a report on Friday showing a substantial rebound in existing home sales in the month of February.

leading-index3-032119.jpg Reflecting accommodative financial conditions and a rebound in stock prices, the Conference Board released a report on Thursday showing its reading on leading U.S. economic indicators rose for the first time in five months in February.

philly-fed1-032119.jpg After reporting an unexpected contraction in regional manufacturing activity in the previous month, the Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia released a report on Thursday showing its index of manufacturing activity rebounded by much more than anticipated in March.

jobless-claims1-032119.jpg A report released by the Labor Department on Thursday showed first-time claims for U.S. unemployment benefits fell by more than expected in the week ended March 16th. The report said initial jobless claims dropped to 221,000, a decrease of 9,000 from the previous week's revised level of 230,000.

After reporting an unexpected contraction in regional manufacturing activity in the previous month, the Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia released a report on Thursday showing its index of manufacturing activity rebounded by much more than anticipated in March.

A report released by the Labor Department on Thursday showed first-time claims for U.S. unemployment benefits fell by more than expected in the week ended March 16th.

eccles-building-110818_20mar19.jpg In a widely anticipated move, the Federal Reserve announced its decision Wednesday to leave interest rates unchanged following a two-day monetary policy meeting. The central bank's forward projections also indicated interest rates are likely to remain unchanged for the remainder of the year.

factory-orders2-031919.jpg With a drop in orders for non-durable goods partly offsetting an increase in orders for durable goods, the Commerce Department released a report on Tuesday showing new orders for U.S. manufactured goods edged only slightly higher in the month of January.

nahb-031819.jpg Homebuilder confidence in the U.S. has held steady in the month of March, according to a report released by the National Association of Home Builders on Monday. The report said the NAHB/Wells Fargo Housing Market Index came in at 62 in March, unchanged from February.

consumer-shopping-031519.jpg Preliminary data released by the University of Michigan on Friday showed a significant improvement in U.S. consumer sentiment in the month of March. The report said the consumer sentiment index jumped to 97.8 in March from the final February reading of 93.8.

industrial-production-031519.jpg A report released by the Federal Reserve on Friday showed industrial production in the U.S. rose by much less than expected in the month of February. The Fed said industrial production inched up by 0.1 percent in February after falling by a revised 0.4 percent in January.

empire-state-031519.jpg Growth in New York manufacturing activity unexpectedly slowed in the month of March, according to a report released by the Federal Reserve Bank of New York on Friday. The New York Fed said its headline general business conditions index fell to 3.7 in March.

Growth in New York manufacturing activity unexpectedly slowed in the month of March, according to a report released by the Federal Reserve Bank of New York on Friday.

After reporting a notable rebound in new home sales over the two previous months, the Commerce Department released a report on Thursday showing a substantial pullback in U.S. new home sales in the month of January.

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