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U.S. import prices fell in January for a seventh straight month as the cost of petroleum products continued to decline.
U.S. consumer spending appeared to regain momentum, in a hopeful sign that economic growth was picking up after slowing to a crawl at the end of 2015.
The U.S. economy created just 151,000 jobs in January amid multiple other signs that growth is slowing, though the unemployment rate fell to 4.9 percent.
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The U.S. trade deficit widened in December as a strong dollar and weak global demand continued to weigh on exports.
Financial conditions have tightened since the Fed raised interest rates in December, New York Fed President Bill Dudley said Wednesday.
Job growth in the private sector slowed in January as larger companies hired fewer workers than the previous month.
U.S. consumer spending was unchanged as households cut back on purchases of automobiles and unseasonably mild weather weighed on demand for utilities.
U.S. stocks suffered their worst January in at least seven years last month. But have markets been too hasty to call a global economic slump?
Traders have taken a 2016 interest rate hike off the table, anticipating that the earliest the U.S. central bank might move would be February 2017.
The Chicago Purchasing Managers Index came in at 55.6 for December, the highest reading since last January.
Do rate hikes stoke extreme market fear, or are they just "pushing on a string?"
The U.S. December Chicago Fed National Activity Index narrowed to -0.22 from the revised -0.36 the previous month.
U.S. consumer prices unexpectedly fell in December, a trend that if sustained suggests inflation could be slow to rise toward the Fed's target.
U.S. housing starts and permits fell in December after hefty gains the prior month.
Job openings were nearly flat at 5.431 million in November, the Bureau of Labor Statistics said Tuesday.
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British oil firm BP announced plans on Tuesday to slash 5 percent of its global workforce in the face of a continued slump in oil prices.
Slower but more sustainable, economic growth in China will benefit the world in the long-term, the head of the IMF said on Tuesday.
In the continued absence of a minimum-wage hike from Congress, more than a dozen states raised their own minimums as of January.
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