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The Chicago Purchasing Managers Index fell unexpectedly in May, falling short of economists' estimates.
The S&P/Case-Shiller 20-City Composite Home Price Index rose by 5.4 percent in March from last year.
Inflation also rose steadily, more signs of an acceleration in economic growth that could persuade the Fed to raise rates again as early as June.
Risks to the world economy remain to the downside and include a sudden change to expectations regarding the Fed’s interest rate path, Societe Generale warned.
A federal rule could endanger a practice where assistants in fields like publishing and movies accept low wages for a kind of apprenticeship.
A stock market rally is coming, but it may not last as long as you think, argues Allianz Global Investors' top strategist.
Ed Yardeni, who has been ranked among the country's best economic forecasters, says stocks will be 10 percent higher by next year.
The CME Group FedWatch probability for June rate hike rose after Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen's speech on Friday.
Her comments come as some colleagues on the Fed's policymaking committee have pointed to a hike sooner rather than later.
Don't look now, but the U.S. economy is doing better - maybe a lot better - than the official data would suggest.
Consumers were feeling more optimistic in May — but attitudes still weren't as sunny as expected.
The revised first-quarter gross domestic product was the weakest performance since the first quarter of 2015.
Next week will provide investors with clues as to how far the Fed is from its next rate hike and whether the ECB will ease monetary policy again.
New data showing a surge of migration from Europe to the U.K. are stoking the Brexit debate.
Federal Reserve Governor Jerome Powell said Friday an interest rate hike could be appropriate fairly soon.
Orders for long-lasting U.S. manufactured goods surged in April on strong demand for transportation equipment.
Filing for new benefits fell, as the labor markets remains healthy and the economy regains momentum after stumbling in the first quarter.
Financial markets have a more appropriate reading now on the chances of a rate rise in June than before, the St. Louis Fed president on Thursday.
The Fed is seeking robust growth and low inflation. But the opposite is happening, setting the economy up for a fall, says Michael Pento.
In preparing the market for a summer interest rate hike, the Fed is girding itself for an economic downturn, Tom Forester says.
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