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New applications for U.S. jobless benefits increased more than expected last week.
The fiscal deficit could increase to 4.3 percent of GDP next year, from 3 percent last year, according to Hamish Pepper of Barclays.
U.S. homebuilding tumbled in April and permits fell, suggesting the housing market continued to tread water amid shortages of land and skilled labor.
U.S. industrial production was forecast to rise 0.6 percent in April, up marginally from the prior month's 0.5 percent increase.
Federal Reserve Chair Jerome Powell's top deputies are edging toward a clash that could shape the pace of interest-rate hikes in coming months.
Borrowers may have missed an opportunity to get the last of the low rates now that yields have moved decidedly higher.
Business inventories were stagnant in March versus an expected 0.1 percent gain.
Chief White House economic advisor Larry Kudlow believes the U.S. and China can avoid a trade war despite a multitude of issues continuing to split the two nations.
The National Retail Federation has enlisted Ben Stein, the comedic economist, to make a commercial to run on Trump's favorite network, Fox, to try to convince him to back away from plans to tax foreign goods, the New York Times reports.
Drug pricing strategies overseas are adversely leading to higher prescription costs in the U.S. and around the world, he says.
A monthly index of builder sentiment rose 2 points in May, 1 point higher than analysts expected.
U.S. retail sales increased moderately in April as rising gasoline prices cut into discretionary spending.
Markets are becoming more convinced that the Federal Reserve is about to get more aggressive on interest rates. The probability that the central bank will raise its benchmark rate a fourth time this year went above 50 percent for the first time.
Goldman Sachs projects the 10-year Treasury note will be yielding 3.6 percent by the end of 2019, up from a shade below 3 percent where it's trading now.
Nigeria is in a position of leadership on a proposed Africa-wide trading bloc despite not having signed up to the deal, said the managing director of Ecobank Nigeria.
U.S. technology companies generate roughly $100 billion to $150 billion in revenues from China, Jefferies analysts estimate.
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