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wholesale inventories 040921 Wholesale inventories in the U.S. increased by slightly more than anticipated in the month of February, the Commerce Department revealed in a report released on Friday. The report said wholesale inventories climbed by 0.6 percent in February after spiking by an upwardly revised 1.4 percent in January.

usppi2 040921 Producer prices in the U.S. jumped by much more than expected in the month of March, according to a report released by the Labor Department on Friday. The Labor Department said its producer price index for final demand surged up by 1.0 percent in March after climbing by 0.5 percent in February. Economists had expected another 0.5 percent increase.

jobless claims1 040821 First-time claims for U.S. unemployment benefits unexpectedly increased in the week ended April 3rd, according to a report released by the Labor Department on Thursday. The report said initial jobless claims edged up to 744,000, an increase of 16,000 from the previous week's revised level of 728,000.

First-time claims for U.S. unemployment benefits unexpectedly increased in the week ended April 3rd, according to a report released by the Labor Department on Thursday.

eccles building 112918 07apr21 Despite recent signs of strength in the U.S. economy, the minutes from the Federal Reserve's latest monetary policy meeting indicated the central bank is unlikely to change its ultra-loose monetary policy anytime soon.

trade deficit 040721 Largely reflecting a steep drop in the value of exports, the Commerce Department released a report on Wednesday showing the U.S. trade deficit widened more than expected in the month of February. The Commerce Department said the trade deficit widened to $71.1 billion in February from a revised $67.8 billion in January.

Largely reflecting a steep drop in the value of exports, the Commerce Department released a report on Wednesday showing the U.S. trade deficit widened more than expected in the month of February.

imf 040919 06apr21 The International Monetary Fund raised the global growth forecasts on Tuesday amid high uncertainty and warned of divergent impacts from the Covid-19 pandemic such as sharply rising income inequality. The world economy is set to grow 6.0 percent this year and 4.4 percent next year, the global lender...

The International Monetary Fund raised its global growth projections for this year and next, citing huge fiscal stimulus in some big economies and a vaccine-driven recovery in the future. The world economy is set to grow 6.0 percent this year and 4.4 percent next year, the global lender said in...

factory orders2 040521 After reporting sharp increases in new orders for U.S. manufactured goods over the past several months, the Commerce Department released a report on Monday showing a pullback in factory orders in the month of February.

ism servies 040521 Growth in U.S. service sector activity saw a substantial acceleration in the month of March, according to a report released by the Institute for Supply Management on Monday. The ISM said its Services PMI surged up to 63.7 in March from 55.3 in February, with a reading above 50 indicating growth. Economists had expected the index to rise to 58.5.

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