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The U.S. economy contracted in the first quarter for the first time in three years amid a severe winter, data showed.
U.S. consumers were more optimistic in May than in April, the Conference Board said Tuesday.
U.S. single-family home prices rose in March, a key survey said on Tuesday, as the housing market extended its fragile recovery.
Orders for long-lasting U.S. manufactured goods unexpectedly rose in April, but a measure of capital spending dropped.
Sales of new U.S. single-family homes rose more than expected and the stock of houses on the market hit a 3-1/2 year-high.
The index of leading economic indicators climbed in April, continuing a strong weather-related gain in the month prior.
Home resales rose in April and the supply of properties on the market increased, suggesting the housing market was regaining its footing.
New U.S. claims for unemployment benefits rose last week, but remained close to a seven-year low.
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U.S. housing starts jumped in April and building permits hit their highest level in nearly six years.
U.S. industrial output fell at its fastest rate in nearly 2 years in April as factory production slumped.
The number of Americans filing new claims for unemployment benefits fell last week to its lowest level in seven years.
Analysts say the prospect of slightly higher-than-expected U.S. inflation readings is a double-edged sword for gold prices.
U.S. producer prices posted their largest increase in 1-1/2 years in April as the cost of food and trade services surged.
U.S. business inventories rose in March, but a slowdown in retail stocks was the latest suggestion of a first quarter contraction.
U.S. retail sales barely rose in April and a gauge of consumer spending slipped, which could temper hopes of a growth pick-up.
U.S. wholesale inventories rose more than expected in March, suggesting less of a drag on Q1 growth than initially thought.
The number of Americans filing new jobless claims fell more than expected last week, indicating the labor market was strengthening.