New orders for U.S. factory goods recorded their biggest increase in eight months in March.» Read More
The number of Americans filing new claims for unemployment benefits dropped sharply, suggesting March's moderation in job growth was an aberration.
The Institute for Supply Management-Chicago Business Barometer jumped more than expected in April, building on the previous month's modest rise.
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U.S. business investment spending plans fell for a seventh straight month, suggesting the economy could struggle to rebound from a soft patch.
The number of Americans filing new claims for jobless benefits rose last week, but the trend continued to point to a solidly improving labor market.
Homes that have languished on the market for more than a month with no buyer interest are hurting the spring housing market.
A CNBC analysis of 30 years of gross domestic product data suggests a longstanding problem of under-reporting first quarter growth.
Economic performance will determine when the Fed raises U.S. interest rates from near zero, he said, adding he hopes to tighten policy this year.
U.S. consumer prices rose in March, with signs of some inflation that should keep the Fed on course to start raising interest rates this year.
The number of Americans filing new claims for jobless benefits unexpectedly rose, but the trend continued to point to a strengthening labor market.
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