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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.
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.
New U.S. claims for unemployment benefits fell last week to one of its lowest levels since before the 2007-09 recession.
Small business sentiment weakened in June, pulling back from a six-year high because firms felt less confident the economy would improve in the coming months.
The pace of growth in the U.S. services sector slowed slightly in June as business activity decelerated.
The U.S. trade deficit narrowed a bit more than expected in May as exports jumped to a record high.
A fall in demand for military equipment spurred a drop in new orders for U.S. factory goods, data showed on Wednesday.
The pace of growth in the U.S. manufacturing sector slowed slightly in June, though new orders accelerated to a six-month high.
New U.S. claims for unemployment benefits fell marginally last week, as consumer spending rose less than expected.