U.S. private employers added 169,000 jobs last month, the fewest since January 2014, a report by a payrolls processor showed.» Read More
The pace of growth in the U.S. services sector rose to a five-month high in April, lifted by a surge in business activity.
The trade gap surged as imports rebounded strongly after being held down by a labor dispute at key West Coast ports.
The pace of expansion in the U.S. services sector eased from a seven-month high in April on a dip in new business growth.
New orders for U.S. factory goods recorded their biggest increase in eight months in March.
The pace of U.S. manufacturing growth held at its slowest in almost two years in April. Additionally, construction spending fell in March.
Consumer sentiment in April was at its second highest level since 2007, according to a report released on Friday.
Robust demand for trucks, crossover and sports utility vehicles kept the industry on track for its best year in almost a decade.
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. economic growth braked more sharply than expected in the first quarter, but there are signs activity is picking up.
So-called pending home sales are now 11.1 percent higher than they were one year ago and are running at the highest level since June, 2013.
U.S. consumers are less confident about the economy this month, according to a report.
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A closely watched index of U.S. housing prices showed increases picked up steam in February in 20 U.S. cities.
U.S. services sector expansion eased slightly in April, but the pace of hiring in the sector accelerated to its highest since last June.
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