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Prices of imported goods rose more than expected in February, boosted by a jump in fuel costs.
U.S. wholesale prices barely increased last month after falling for three straight months, a sign there is little inflation pressure in the economy.
Orders to U.S. factories for big-ticket manufactured goods edged up slightly in January, but the strength came from a big increase in the volatile aircraft category.
Mortgage interest rates are decidedly lower than a year ago, and home shoppers are buying, but most are wealthier consumers buying pricier homes.
U.S. consumer prices rose for the first time in four months in February, but the pace of the increase was modest, resulting in the smallest annual gain in nearly 2-1/2 years.
Fed Chairman Jerome Powell tells "60 Minutes" that President Trump cannot remove him from office.
U.S. retail sales unexpectedly rose in January, lifted by an increase in purchases of building materials and discretionary spending.
Industry analyst Trilby Lundberg of the Lundberg Survey said the price at the pump is 9 cents lower than it was a year ago.
February's job growth slowed to a crawl, but it is temporarily sluggish growth and not a sign of recession.
Job growth increased by just 20,000 in February after a blistering start to the year, even as the unemployment rate fell to 3.8 percent.
The unemployment rate fell to 3.8 percent in February, according to the Labor Department. But a broader measurement says the rate plunged to 7.3 percent last month.
Kudlow's comments came after the Labor Department's employment report showed U.S. job growth came to a near halt in February.
The tight labor market, while frustrating for employers, can be a boon for blue-collar workers: They are more likely to find good-paying jobs and experience rapid wage growth.
U.S. homebuilding increased more than expected in January as construction of single-family housing rebounded after four straight monthly declines, but building permits for these units fell to the lowest level since mid-2017.
The monthly jobs report could signal that the economy's slower growth in the first quarter is just a speed bump rather than a sign of trouble.
There was a time not so long ago that defeating inflation would have been considered a huge victory for the Federal Reserve. No more.