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The consumer sentiment index, a survey of consumers by The University of Michigan, was expected decline to 95.1 in September.
U.S. business inventories were expected to continue to grow in July.
U.S. industrial output fell in August for the first time since January as Hurricane Harvey battered oil, gas and chemical plants along the Gulf Coast and a cool summer sapped utility demand in the east, the Federal Reserve said on Friday.
U.S. retail sales unexpectedly fell in August as Hurricane Harvey likely depressed motor vehicle purchases, suggesting a moderation in consumer spending in the third quarter.
Macy's will increase by 20 percent the number of workers it hires during the holiday shopping season to staff distribution and warehouses that support its online business.
Congress needs to pass a meaningful tax cut to fuel the Trump economic boom, says Continental Resources CEO Harold Hamm.
First-time claims for benefits were expected to total 300,000 in the most recent week, up from the 298,000 claims reported for the previous week.
U.S. consumer prices accelerated in August amid a jump in the cost of gasoline and rents, signs of firming inflation that could allow further monetary policy tightening from the Federal Reserve this year.
Economists are cutting their GDP growth estimates for the third quarter in the wake of Hurricanes Harvey and Irma.
U.S. producer prices rebounded in August, driven by a surge in the cost of gasoline, and there were also signs of a pickup in underlying producer inflation.
As many as 300,000 borrowers could become delinquent on their loans when banks initiate foreclosure proceedings after Hurricane Harvey.
Rep. Richard Neal says Bush's tax cuts benefited the wealthy and Reagan's left the U.S. with huge deficits.
Ten spaceports are quietly driving the commercial space industry, and the FAA says half-dozen other locations "are knocking on the door."
Homebuyers are clamoring to capitalize on the lowest interest rates in almost a year, driving mortgage application volume 9.9 percent higher.
Critics say the measure would have been costly and burdensome for employers.
Target also says it will hire 4,500 people at its distribution and fulfillment centers.
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