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William Dudley, president of the New York Fed, said on Monday that the U.S. economy also faces "headwinds to growth."
Sales and profits are falling at more of America's biggest companies, according to a survey of business economists.
Home builders' confidence in April reflected an overall optimistic outlook in the market for new homes even as a gauge of current sales fell slightly.
The longer negative interest rates persist, the greater the damage to the world financial system, Allianz's chief economic adviser says.
Citigroup on Monday cut its outlook for the U.S. economy for 2016-2017, saying "the risks are very evident on the downside."
Consumers are feeling less optimistic than expected so far this month, according to preliminary data released Friday.
Industrial production fell more than expected in March, the latest indication that economic growth braked sharply in the first quarter.
Manufacturing activity in New York state unexpectedly surged in April, a New York Federal Reserve survey showed on Friday.
The probability went to zero after two days' worth of data showed that the economy is still well shy of the central bank's inflation target.
Changes in fixed income markets have made it have brought new investment risks, Fed Governor Jerome Powell said on Thursday.
Prices rose less than expected and underlying inflation slowed, suggesting the Fed will remain cautious about raising interest rates this year.
The number of American jobless claims unexpectedly fell last week, revisiting a level last seen in 1973.
In an exclusive interview with Time, Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen said that the Fed will remain cautious.
Negative interest rates do not fuel populism, a top economist at the IMF told CNBC, denying claims they are helping the rise of a new right-wing party in Germany.
U.S. retail sales unexpectedly fell in March as households cut back on purchases of automobiles.
U.S. producer prices unexpectedly fell in March, pointing to tame inflation that supports the Fed's cautious approach to raising interest rates.
The IMF has downgraded its world economic growth forecast yet again and warned of a backlash against cross-border economic integration in richer countries.
U.S. import prices rose in March for the first time in nine months as the cost of petroleum products increased.
Dallas Federal Reserve President Rob Kaplan also says he's not too concerned about the slowing economic growth in the first quarter.
Small business confidence fell in March amid worries about sales and profits, the latest indication that growth braked sharply in the first quarter.
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