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homebuildersindx-061719.jpg After reporting a substantial improvement in U.S. homebuilder confidence in the previous month, the National Association of Home Builders released a report on Monday showing an unexpected pullback in confidence in the month of June. The report said the NAHB/Wells Fargo Housing Market Index dropped to 64 in June after jumping to 66 in May.

newyork-061719.jpg Manufacturing activity in New York took a sharp downward turn in the month of June, according to a report released by the Federal Reserve Bank of New York on Monday, with the index of activity in the sector showing a record monthly decline. The New York Fed said its general business conditions index plunged to a negative 8.6 in June from a positive 17.8 in May.

Manufacturing activity in New York took a sharp downward turn in the month of June, according to a report released by the Federal Reserve Bank of New York on Monday, with the index of activity in the sector showing a record monthly decline.

businessinv-061419.jpg After reporting virtually no change in U.S. business inventories in the previous month, the Commerce Department released a report on Friday showing inventories increased in line with economist estimates in the month of April.

consumersentiment-061419.jpg Consumer sentiment in the U.S. has deteriorated in the month of June, according to a report released by the University of Michigan on Friday, with the pullback in sentiment reflecting concerns about the impact of higher tariffs. The preliminary report said the consumer sentiment index fell to 97.9 in June from 100.0 in May, while economists had expected the index to dip to 98.0.

indusproduction-061419.jpg Reflecting a substantial rebound in utilities output, the Federal Reserve released a report on Friday showing U.S. industrial production rose by more than expected in the month of May. The Fed said industrial production climbed by 0.4 percent in May following a revised 0.4 percent decrease in April.

retailsales-061419.jpg A report released by the Commerce Department on Friday showed U.S. retail sales rose by slightly less than expected in the month of May, although the report also showed a substantial upward revision to the retail sales data for April. The Commerce Department said retail sales climbed by 0.5 percent in May after rising by an upwardly revised 0.3 percent in April.

A report released by the Commerce Department on Friday showed U.S. retail sales rose by slightly less than expected in the month of May, although the report also showed a substantial upward revision to the retail sales data for April.

import-export-061319.jpg In the third inflation-related report of the week, the Labor Department revealed Thursday that U.S. import and export prices both dropped by more than expected in the month of May. With the monthly decreases, import and export prices both showed their biggest annual declines in over two years.

jobdata-061319.jpg First-time claims for U.S. unemployment benefits unexpectedly showed a modest increase in the week ended June 8th, according to a report released by the Labor Department on Thursday. The report said initial jobless claims inched up to 222,000, an increase of 3,000 from the previous week's revised level of 219,000.

In the third inflation-related report of the week, the Labor Department revealed Thursday that U.S. import and export prices both dropped by more than expected in the month of May.

First-time claims for U.S. unemployment benefits unexpectedly showed a modest increase in the week ended June 8th, according to a report released by the Labor Department on Thursday.

us-cpi-061219.jpg A closely watched report released by the Labor Department on Wednesday showed a modest increase in U.S. consumer prices in the month of May. The report also showed a slowdown in the annual rate of consumer price growth, further fueling expectations that the Federal Reserve will cut interest rates in the near future.

A closely watched report released by the Labor Department on Wednesday showed a modest increase in U.S. consumer prices in the month of May.

us-ppi-061119.jpg Producer prices in the U.S. showed a modest increase in the month of May, according to a report released by the Labor Department on Tuesday. The Labor Department said its producer price index for final demand inched up by 0.2 percent in May after rising by 0.2 percent in April.

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