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The number of Americans filing new claims for unemployment benefits rose marginally last week.
U.S. manufacturing output rose for a second straight month in March, a sign of recovery from a long winter.
U.S. housing starts rose less than expected in March and building permits fell, pointing to underlying weakness in the market.
U.S. consumer prices rose in March but inflation remained generally benign, which should give the Fed scope to keep interest rates low.
U.S. retail sales recorded their largest gain in 1-1/2 years in March, the latest sign the economy was emerging from a freezing winter.
U.S. consumer sentiment rose in April to its highest in nine months as both current conditions and expectations brightened, a survey released on Friday showed.
U.S. producer prices recorded their largest increase in nine months in March as food and services costs spiked.
The number new jobless claims plunged to their lowest in nearly 7 years, which may bolster hopes of a growth surge after a cold winter.
U.S. wholesale inventories rose at a slower pace in February than in the prior month, data showed on Tuesday.
The number of new U.S. claims for unemployment benefits rose more than expected last week, as the February trade gap widened sharply.
New U.S. factory orders rebounded in February, with shipments posting their biggest gain in seven months as the economy rebounded.
The economy created nearly 200,000 private-sector jobs last month, feeding hopes over a labor market thaw ahead of Friday's jobs data.
U.S. manufacturing slowed in March after nearing a four-year high, but the rate of growth remained strong, an industry report showed.
U.S. consumers spent more money in February, the latest sign the economy was thawing out after a tough winter.
The U.S. economy expanded at a 2.6 percent pace last quarter, as jobless claims tumbled to a four month low.
Orders for U.S. durable goods rebounded strongly in February, a fresh sign the economy was shaking off some of its winter gloom.
Brazil's credit rating downgrade this week could be a sign President Dilma Rousseff is losing her grip on the country's finances.
New U.S. single-family home sales plunged to a five-month low in February, even as consumers grew more confident in March.
U.S. single-family home prices rose in January, shrugging off the effects of a frigid winter.
The number of Americans filing new unemployment claims rose, with the four week average hitting its lowest since November.