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There's a new crisis sweeping across Puerto Rico in the wake of Hurricane Maria: A wave of foreclosures, The New York Times reports.
San Francisco voters will decide in November whether to tax large businesses to pay for homeless and housing services, an issue that set off a battle in another West Coast city struggling with income inequality.
Homebuilders are facing rising costs for land, labor and materials, especially with new tariffs on Chinese steel and aluminum in addition to duties imposed on Canadian lumber last year.
U.S. industrial production was expected to increase in June.
Investors have also been watching the yield curve as the gap between yields on the 10 and two-year U.S. Treasury bonds hit a fresh 11-year low.
A trend in the bond market that has a long history of foreboding accuracy has kindled talk of a recession, but it could be a long conversation.
The International Monetary Fund is keeping its forecast for global economic growth unchanged at 3.9 percent this year
U.S. retail sales rose solidly in June, boosted by increases in purchases of motor vehicles and a range of other goods.
U.S. business inventories were expected to gain in May.
Most U.S. business economists expect corporate sales to grow over the next three months and hiring and pay to rise with them.
Evercore ISI Chairman Ed Hyman says President Donald Trump's tough trade stance is largely bluster and won't disrupt the global economy.
Consumer sentiment was expected to fall in the preliminary reading of July.
U.S. import price were forecast to rise 0.1 percent in June, after climbing 0.6 percent a month earlier.
The tit-for-tat trade war between the United States and China is not likely to cause a recession, according to MKM Partners, a Wall Street equity research and trading firm.
Members of the Federal Reserve are telegraphing two more rate hikes this year.
In the 12 months through June, the CPI increased 2.9 percent, the biggest gain since February 2012.