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U.S. consumer spending rose more than expected which could bolster expectations of an interest rate hike from the Federal Reserve in December.
The U.S. economy grew faster than expected in the third quarter as a surge in exports and a rebound in investment offset a slowdown in spending.
Economist expect the Index of Consumer Sentiment to hit 88.2 in October, down from 91.2 in September.
Last year the flu cost the economy billions of dollars. This season could be worse, since fewer people are opting for vaccinations.
The number of Americans filing for unemployment benefits fell last week, pointing to sustained labor market strength and firming economic growth.
Uncertainty about economic policy is at an all-time high.
The international trade gap shrank in September, while wholesale inventories rose.
Billionaire Ken Langone, co-founder of Home Depot, describes the U.S. economy as "tepid."
Neither Clinton nor Trump would boost growth or reduce debt and deficits, according to the Committee for a Responsible Federal Budget.
The Consumer Confidence Index hit 98.6 in October, down from 104.1 in September, according to data from The Conference Board.
The S&P/Case-Shiller U.S. National Home Price Index, which measures all nine U.S. census divisions, was up 5.3 percent in August from 5.1 percent the previous year.
With real safe rates of return exceptionally low and not expected to rise soon, rates should be expected to stay exceptionally low during the forecast horizon, Bullard said.
The number of Americans filing for benefits rose more than expected, but remained below a level that is associated with a strong labor market.
The Fed will likely raise interest rates later this year if the economy remains on its current path, New York Fed President William Dudley said.
Donald Trump's rhetoric about NAFTA and Ford moving auto-manufacturing jobs to Mexico doesn't match reality in the global auto industry.
The market is expecting a rate hike in December, but it may not take one well if the economy doesn't experience significant growth, analysts tell CNBC.
Housing starts fell sharply in September, but those drop belies a big improvement for the market, at least in this monthly read.
Starts tumbled to a 1-1/2-year low in September, but a surge in the construction of single-family units pointed to sustained strength in the market.
Plenty of things are scaring potential homebuyers today, but apparently interest rates aren't one of them.
Fed Vice Chair Stanley Fischer says lower rates can threaten financial stability.
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