The final September reading on consumer sentiment finished at 84.6, the highest since July 2013.» Read More
U.S. producer prices rose marginally in July as a decline in the cost of energy goods offset higher food prices.
New U.S. claims for unemployment benefits rose more than expected last week, as July import prices fell on lower petroleum costs.
Business inventories rose in June, but modest gains at non-automobile retailers suggested second quarter growth could be revised lower.
U.S. retail sales were unexpectedly flat in July, pointing to some loss of momentum in the economy.
U.S. nonfarm productivity rebounded more strongly than expected in the second quarter, but unit labor costs slowed sharply.
New U.S. claims for unemployment benefits unexpectedly fell last week, pointing to a strengthening of the labor market.
The U.S. trade deficit narrowed more than expected as petroleum imports dropped to a 3-1/2 year low, suggesting trade is less of a drag on growth.
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.
Discussing Q2 GDP data, and the current market environment, with Jill Cuniff, Edge Asset Management President, and Lee Partridge, Salient Partners CIO.
CNBC's Steve Liesman reports on new GDP forecasts for the U.S. economy.
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.