The Consumer Confidence Index hit 98.6 in October, down from 104.1 in September, according to data from The Conference Board. » Read More
CPI rose in September, suggesting a steady build-up of inflation pressures that could keep the Fed on track to raise rates in December.
U.S. industrial production barely rose in September as a rebound in manufacturing output was offset by a decline in utilities production.
Economists polled by Reuters had expected the index to rise to 1 in October. A reading above zero indicates expansion.
U.S. business inventories rose in August, boosted by a larger increase in stocks at retailers than previously estimated
Economists expected consumer sentiment to hit 92 in October, up from 89.8 in September's final reading, according to Thomson Reuters.
The IMF says the debt is partly due to a prolonged period of low interest rates rolled out to counter the global financial crisis.
Economic activity in the services sector grew for the 80th consecutive month, according to Institute for Supply Management.
A measure of consumers' attitudes rose this month because of higher income households.
Fed Chair Janet Yellen also tells Congress many of her colleagues believe it's appropriate to tighten rates this year if no significant new risks arise.
A key measure of consumers' attitudes increased in September.
A key measure of consumers' attitudes was unchanged this month, edging below expectations, according to preliminary data.
Job openings increased in July, the Bureau of Labor Statistics said on Wednesday.
Hanjin's recent filing for court receivership is putting global shipping in a tight spot ahead of the key holiday season.
If August job growth comes in somewhere over 200,000, that could boost the chances for a September interest rate hike.
Consumers were feeling more optimiistic in August, according to a survey released on Tuesday.
A measure of consumers' attitudes was slightly lower this month, according to new data.