The number of new U.S. unemployment claims rose sharply last week, even as retail sales gained solidly.» Read More
New orders for long-lasting manufactured goods in October were down, but jobless claims offered new hope for labor markets.
Permits for future U.S. home construction rose to their highest level in nearly 5-1/2 years in October.
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The number of Americans filing new claims for unemployment benefits fell more than expected, suggesting strengthening of labor markets.
Fewer Americans bought existing homes in October, as higher mortgage rates, the 16-day partial government shutdown and a limited supply of homes reduced sales.
A gauge of U.S. consumer spending rose more than expected in October as households bought a range of goods.
Manipulated data may have made its way into the U.S. employment report, the New York Post reported.
Officials told a Senate hearing that virtual currencies like bitcoin offered real benefits for the financial system. The New York Times reports.
Home builder confidence remained flat as more builders viewed market conditions as good than poor. Still, the reading disappointed expectations.
Weak U.S. export prices and soft New York state manufacturing presented a new set of wrinkles for the global economy, two reports said on Friday.
Americans filing new claims for unemployment benefits fell by less than expected, just as the September trade gap widened unexpectedly.