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Around the country, areas with the strongest job markets increasingly have some of the costliest homes.
Mortgage application volume increased last week and, in an odd coincidence, the move was the same as the previous week, but in the opposite direction.
The Energy Department again slashed its prediction for next year's average price of gasoline across the U.S., this time to $2.60 a gallon.
The U.S. economy is picking up speed, according to a survey of business economists.
Job creation surged in November, with the U.S. economy adding a dazzling 321,000 positions though the unemployment rate held steady at 5.8 percent.
The U.S. trade deficit narrowed less than expected in October as lower crude oil prices failed to offset a jump in imports.
The Federal Reserve should not rush to raise interest rates to head off risky financial market bubbles, said the Cleveland Fed president.
The number of Americans filing new claims for unemployment benefits fell last week, pointing to an improving labor market.
Higher wages and a war for talent are on the horizon as companies compete for a shrinking pool of skilled labor, John Challenger says.
Private sector job creation kept up its recent pace in November, though the 208,000 new jobs was a shade below expectations, according to ADP.
A gauge of growth in the U.S. services sector rose more than expected in November even as its employment component dipped.
The monthly pace of growth in the U.S. services sector slowed a bit more than previously estimated in November to its lowest level since April.
U.S. third-quarter nonfarm productivity grew faster than initially thought, while sharp revisions to compensation pointed to muted wage inflation.
President Barack Obama is meeting with leading CEOs to discuss ways to promote the economy and create jobs during his last two years in office.
The pace of growth in the U.S. manufacturing sector slowed less than expected in November, while a gauge of prices paid fell to its lowest in over two years.
The manufacturing sector slowed in November to its lowest rate of growth since January, while new orders and output also fell to their lowest levels since January.
The number of Americans filing new claims for unemployment benefits rose to the highest level since September, while durable goods unexpectedly rose.
The pace of business activity in the U.S. Midwest slowed in November, a report showed on Wednesday.
U.S. home buyers signed fewer contracts to buy existing homes in October, but new home sales rose for a third straight month.
U.S. consumer sentiment rose in November to its highest level in more than seven years on improvements in the current economic condition.