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U.S. consumer sentiment jumped to its highest level in nearly eight years on cheaper gasoline and better job and wage prospects, a survey showed.
The U.S. economy grew at its quickest pace in 11 years in the third quarter, but a separate reading on U.S. factory orders slumped in November.
It hasn’t been a great month for Sony Pictures, but December is turning out to be another solid month for Hollywood.
If the housing crisis was a horror show, then brace yourself: Here comes the sequel, says Brandy King-Cutler of American Financing.
In a stinging rebuke, the Minneapolis Fed president said the Fed should make clear it was willing to do QE again if needed.
The number of Americans filing new claims for unemployment benefits unexpectedly fell last week, suggesting the labor market continued to strengthen.
The U.S. services sector expanded in December at its slowest rate since February as growth in employment and new business slowed.
U.S. consumer prices recorded their biggest drop in nearly six years in November as gasoline prices tumbled.
Mortgage rates dropped last week to their lowest level since May 2013, but home buyers are not reacting to the move.
Results of the CNBC Fed Survey suggest that the market senses a commitment by the central bank to begin hiking interest rates next year.
U.S. housing starts and permits fell in November, but the underlying trend remained consistent with an improving housing market.
The U.S. manufacturing sector continued to expand in December but its growth rate hit an 11-month low, an industry report showed on Tuesday.
U.S. manufacturing output recorded its largest increase in nine months as production expanded, pointing to underlying strength in the economy.
Manufacturing activity in New York state contracted for the first time in nearly two years, a New York Federal Reserve survey showed on Monday.
Home builders seem resigned to the fact that their business is recovering at a slower-than-expected pace.
He said the decline is "like a tax cut to the economy" and praised U.S. oil production as a "great success story."
The number of Americans filing new claims for unemployment benefits fell last week, pointing to a strengthening labor market.
Mortgage applications to purchase a new homes dropped dramatically in November, signaling a slowdown in sales for the nation's builders.
U.S. consumer spending advanced at a brisk clip in November as lower gasoline prices gave the holiday shopping season a boost.
U.S. import prices recorded their biggest decline in nearly 2-1/2 years in November as the cost of petroleum products tumbled.
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