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Pent-up demand from the government shutdown drove more potential buyers to new model homes, boosting home builder confidence in December.
U.S. stocks surged on Monday as Wall Street tried to measure what's ahead for stimulus.
Bonds prices mostly firmed on Tuesday after the government said inflation was tame in November and investors waited for Wednesday's Fed's statement.
The White House tapped former Microsoft executive Kurt DelBene to replace Jeff Zients as HealthCare.gov's Mr. Fix-it.
Business sentiment among Japan's big manufacturers hit its highest level in six years in the three months to December, the Tankan survey showed.
Companies making headlines before the bell Tuesday.
Google's new Chromebook charger is being recalled because of fire hazards.
Companies are making headlines after the bell Monday:
"When I go around to my fellow CEOs, people are frightened about whether you want to invest in the United States," he said.
U.S. nonfarm productivity rose the most in nearly 4 years, but a drop in unit labor costs underlined a lack of price pressure.
Billionaire investor Carl Icahn on Monday said he believes Herbalife is undervalued and said he is satisfied with the company's re-audited results.
U.S. industrial production recorded its largest increase in a year in November as mining and utilities output rebounded strongly.
Companies are making headlines before the bell Monday.
U.S. consumer prices were flat in November, but a bounce back in annual inflation may give the Fed cover to start dialing back it stimulus.
China's manufacturing activity slowed to a three-month low in December, raising questions about growth of the world's second largest economy.
Caution dominated trade in Asia on Monday after a preliminary reading of Chinese manufacturing activity fell to a three-month low in December.
Companies are making headlines before the bell:
Business activity in the euro zone's largest and second-largest economies continues to move in opposite directions.
U.S. Treasurys prices fell on Thursday as traders reduced their bond holdings in reaction to stronger-than-expected retail sales data.