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housing-starts-041919.jpg A report released by the Commerce Department on Friday unexpectedly showed a modest decrease in new residential construction in the U.S. in the month of March. The Commerce Department said housing starts dipped by 0.3 percent to an annual rate of 1.139 million.

leading-index-041819.jpg A report released by the Conference Board on Thursday showed its reading on U.S. leading economic indicators rose by slightly more than anticipated in the month of March. The Conference Board said its leading economic index climbed by 0.4 percent.

businessinventories-041819.jpg Business inventories in the U.S. increased by slightly less than anticipated in the month of February, according to a report released by the Commerce Department on Thursday.

phillyfed-index-041819.jpg A report released by the Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia on Thursday showed the pace of growth in regional manufacturing activity slowed by more than anticipated in the month of April following a significant rebound in the previous month.

retailsales-041819.jpg Retail sales in the U.S. spiked by much more than expected in the month of March, the Commerce Department revealed in a report released on Thursday. The Commerce Department said retail sales soared by 1.6 percent in March after dipping by 0.2 percent in February.

joblessclaims-041819.jpg First-time claims for U.S. unemployment benefits unexpectedly edged lower in the week ended April 13th, according to a report released by the Labor Department on Thursday, with jobless claims falling to a nearly 50-year low. The report said initial jobless claims dipped to 192,000.

A report released by the Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia on Thursday showed the pace of growth in regional manufacturing slowed by more than anticipated in the month of April following a significant rebound in the previous month.

Retail sales in the U.S. spiked by much more than expected in the month of March, the Commerce Department revealed in a report released on Thursday.

First-time claims for U.S. unemployment benefits unexpectedly edged lower in the week ended April 13th, according to a report released by the Labor Department on Thursday, with jobless claims falling to a nearly 50-year low.

eccles-building-110818_17apr19.jpg A report released by the Federal Reserve on Wednesday said U.S. economic activity expanded at a slight-to-moderate pace in March and early April. The report, known as the Beige Book, is a compilation of anecdotal evidence on economic conditions in the twelve Fed districts.

wholesale-inventories2-041719.jpg After reporting sharp increases in U.S. wholesale inventories in the two previous months, the Commerce Department released a report on Wednesday showing inventories rose by less than expected in the month of February.

tradebalance2-041719.jpg A report released by the Commerce Department on Wednesday showed the U.S. trade deficit unexpectedly narrowed in the month of February amid a jump in the value of exports. The Commerce Department said the trade deficit narrowed to $49.4 billion.

A report released by the Commerce Department on Wednesday showed the U.S. trade deficit unexpectedly narrowed in the month of February amid a jump in the value of exports.

nahb-041619.jpg A report released by the National Association of Home Builders on Tuesday showed a modest improvement in U.S. homebuilder confidence in the month of April. The report said the NAHB/Wells Fargo Housing Market Index inched up to 63 in April after holding at 62 in March.

industrial-production-041619.jpg Reflecting a notable decrease in mining output, the Federal Reserve released a report on Tuesday showing U.S. industrial production unexpectedly edged lower in the month of March. The report said industrial production dipped by 0.1 percent.

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