CNBC's Rick Santelli reports the September read on the Phill Fed Index.» Read More
The U.S. services sector hit its highest in 8-1/2 years in July, boosted by growth in business activity.
U.S. manufacturing expanded at the fastest pace in more than 3 years, boosted by a jump in its new orders and employment readings.
U.S. consumer sentiment edged down in July, while an index of consumer expectations weakened for a third straight month, a survey released on Friday showed.
The U.S. manufacturing sector expanded in July, but the pace of growth slipped from the previous month, an industry report showed on Friday.
The number of Americans filing new claims for unemployment benefits rose modestly last week, data showed Thursday.
Argentina failed to strike a deal to avert its second default in over 12 years after talks with holdout creditors ended without a settlement.
U.S. economic growth accelerated more than expected in the second quarter, which may bolster views for the remainder of the year.
Consumers grew more confident about the economy in July, The Conference Board reported on Tuesday, as expectations built for the recovery.
Orders for big-ticket U.S. manufactured goods rose strongly in June, a sign of increased business spending and better growth.
New U.S. single-family homes sales fell sharply in June, suggesting the housing market would struggle to regain momentum.
New U.S. unemployment claims tumbled to the lowest level in nearly 9 years, suggesting the labor market recovery was gaining traction.
U.S. consumer prices rose in June as the cost of gasoline surged, pointing to a gradual build up of inflationary pressures.
The Conference Board's LEI was up 0.3 percent in June, just missing analyst estimates of 0.5 percent growth.
U.S. consumer sentiment dipped in early July while an index of consumer expectations weakened for a third straight month.
U.S. jobless claims fell unexpectedly last week, but housing starts plunged sharply and stoked new fears about the recovery.
Some American restaurants got a boost from the soccer tournament, according to the Federal Reserve's Beige Book report.
During congressional testimony on Tuesday and Wednesday, Fed Chair Janet Yellen said she was "optimistic" on the slowly growing economy.
U.S. industrial production rose modestly in June, its fourth gain in five months.
U.S. producer prices rose more than expected in June with gains across most categories, indicating some inflation.
But details of the Commerce Department report suggest the economy was on a solid footing at the end of the second quarter.