*Industrial output up 0.7 in March. WASHINGTON, April 16- U.S. industrial production rose at a faster-than-expected clip in March, the latest sign the economy was gaining momentum.
WASHINGTON, April 16- U.S. housing starts rose but below market expectations and building permits fell in March, pointing to underlying weakness in the housing market that could persist despite improving weather.
WASHINGTON— Donors gave more than $10 million in March to the committee tasked with electing House Democrats and helped it amass a $40 million fund to fight skepticism that Republicans can be ousted from their majority in November.
CONCORD, N.H.— Hoping to return to Washington by way of New Hampshire, former Massachusetts Sen. Obamacare forces us to make a choice, live free or log on— and here in New Hampshire, we choose freedom, "Brown planned to tell supporters Thursday night.
BOSTON, March 20- Massachusetts Attorney General Martha Coakley remains well ahead of her nearest Democratic primary opponent and a Republican contender in the state's race for governor, according to a poll released on Thursday.
*US factory activity at 11- month high, Markit survey says. NEW YORK/ LONDON/ BEIJING, Jan 2- Global manufacturing ended 2013 on a strong note, as major exporters like the United States, Japan and Germany all saw demand pick up, although China's performance remained modest, surveys showed on Thursday.
WASHINGTON, Jan 2- A gauge of U.S. factory activity held near a 2-1/ 2- year high in December and the number of Americans filing new claims for jobless benefits fell for a second week last week, pointing to resilience in the economy.
LONDON, Dec 20- There is now a clear consensus that the U.S. While most analysts had expected the Fed to wait a few months into next year before announcing it would trim its monthly $85 billion of bond purchases, the fact it did so on Wednesday by $10 billion was welcomed by respondents.
Another month of strong U.S. hiring and an unexpected drop in the jobless rate reported on Friday prompted several economists to bring forward their expectations for when the Fed will begin paring back its $85 billion of monthly bond buying.
NEW YORK, Nov 4- U.S. "There's a lot of short-term risk, depending on whether data surprises to the upside," said Robert Tipp, chief investment strategist at Prudential Fixed Income, in Newark, New Jersey.
WASHINGTON, Nov 4- Orders for a wide range of U.S.-made capital goods sank more than previously estimated in September, a sign companies cut their investment plans sharply as Washington hurtled to the brink of default.
*Fed to stay the course on $85 bln monthly bond buying. WASHINGTON, Oct 27- Federal Reserve officials are unlikely to make any shift to monetary policy this week as they wait for more evidence of how badly Washington's budget battle has hurt the U.S. economy.
NEW YORK, Nov 4- The U.S. housing market is on the mend, but the so-called ``missing piston'' of the world's biggest economy doesn't have enough power to get the broader recovery firing on all cylinders any time soon.
Scott Brown and Democratic challenger Elizabeth Warren ramped up their voter outreach efforts Thursday as new campaign fundraising reports show they've already spent nearly $68 million pursuing the same Massachusetts Senate seat.
NEW YORK-- A growth in early voting and tough economy for the media are forcing changes to the exit poll system that television networks and The Associated Press depend upon to deliver the story on Election Night, all with the pressure-filled backdrop of a tight presidential race.
Scott Brown is apologizing for suggesting Democratic rival Elizabeth Warren used paid actors in political ads defending her legal work in an asbestos lawsuit. The Taunton Daily Gazette reported that Brown was asked how Warren got family members of asbestos victims to appear in her ads.
*Lawmakers seek tighter regulation of compounding companies* Outbreak has sickened 138 people in 11 states, killed 12* Senator Brown to return contributions from NECC owners By Tim McLaughlin and Toni Clarke.
By Tim McLaughlin and Toni Clarke. BOSTON, Oct 10- A Massachusetts specialist pharmacy linked to a company at the center of a major health scare closed temporarily on Wednesday and a state regulator clamped down on such operations in the wake of a meningitis outbreak that has claimed a dozen lives.
BOSTON, Oct 10- The campaign of U.S. In the meantime, the campaign is donating contributions from the company owners to the Meningitis Foundation of America. " Brown is in the midst of a bruising re-election battle against Democratic nominee Elizabeth Warren, who is a Harvard professor.
BOSTON, Oct 10- The campaign of U.S. In the meantime, the campaign is donating contributions from the company owners to the Meningitis Foundation of America. " State and federal regulators have said that all of the meningitis-infected patients were injected with drugs from New England Compounding Pharmacy, based in Framingham, Massachusetts.