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U.S. services sector expansion eased for a second straight month in May, pressured by a drop in new business growth.
The U.S. trade deficit narrowed in April as exports of services hit a record high and imports fell.
Economic data do not suggest that the U.S. will see a significant second quarter rebound, Fed Governor Lael Brainard said Tuesday.
The Fed's Stanley Fischer also warned against "bankers' backlash," but said opposition to regulation is "making headway."
U.S. consumer spending was unexpectedly flat in April as households cut back on purchases of automobiles and continued to boost savings.
Global manufacturing growth rose slightly, but remained weak as firms again turned to existing orders to keep active, a business survey showed.
The U.S. economy contracted in the first quarter as it buckled under the weight of heavy snowfalls and a resurgent dollar, but activity has rebounded.
Falling consumer sentiment is another sign that the United States is stuck in a lackluster year, BlackRock's Russ Koesterich says.
The Institute for Supply Management-Chicago Business Barometer unexpectedly fell in May, reversing the previous month's rise.
The jobs market and other data suggest the economy is stronger than the latest reading of first quarter GDP, economist Michael Gapen says.
U.S. consumer sentiment ticked lower in May, but still beat expectations, according to a report released on Friday.
The U.S. economy should be growing much faster, but the country has the wrong mix of fiscal and monetary policies, Richard Kovacevich tells CNBC.
The number of Americans filing claims for unemployment benefits unexpectedly rose last week, but at levels consistent with a stronger labor market.
San Francisco Fed President John Williams said he expects above-trend economic growth in the U.S. for the rest of the year after a weak first quarter.
The former Federal Reserve chair said there were no signs of extreme movements in the U.S. real estate and financial markets.
U.S. Treasury Secretary Jack Lew said conversations between central bankers in the U.S. have shown they understand the need to clearly communicate.
The Fed vice chairman said it was "misleading" to give so much importance to the first interest rate hike.
U.S. consumers were a little more about the economy in May, according to a report released Tuesday.
U.S. business investment spending plans jumped in April, a hopeful sign for manufacturing activity after a recent long spell of weakness.
A closely watched index of U.S. housing prices showed home prices continued to climb in 20 cities in March.