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Applications to purchase a home increased 2 percent for the week — the first uptick in four weeks — a sign of optimism in the housing market.
U.S. government debt yields held steady on Wednesday after the Federal Reserve's latest meeting minutes.
New York Fed President John Williams on Tuesday said he was comfortable with the level U.S. interest rates are at now, and sees no need to raise them again unless growth or inflation shift to an unexpectedly higher gear.
Stocks closed slightly higher on Wednesday as Wall Street tried to interpret a release from the Federal Reserve which summarized its crucial meeting last month where the central bank indicated it would be patient on future rate hikes.
"We live in the space of digital commerce and digital commerce is exploding still around the world ... and we're riding that wave," PayPal CEO Dan Schulman says.
The U.S. economy should grow by another 3 percent in 2019, despite some disappointing indicators that kicked the year off, says Kevin Hassett, a top economic advisor to President Donald Trump.
That balance sheet issue is likely to take focus Wednesday when the FOMC releases notes from its January meeting.
The United States is reportedly urging China to stabilize the value of the yuan as part of the ongoing trade talks.
University of Michigan economist Justin Wolfers explains how GDP doesn't take into account things like the distribution of wealth, crime, domestic work that isn't paid for, or environmental consequences, among other things.
Stocks rose on Tuesday after President Donald Trump hinted once again he may push back a key trade deadline.
"The president does have broad authority. But he does not have authority to violate the Constitution," California Attorney General Xavier Becerra said Monday.
Starting next year, every new home built in California will have something extra on top.
"If we don't have a strong military, you don't have to worry about debt, you have bigger problems," the president said.
Justin Wolfers, an economics and public policy professor at the University of Michigan, says he's optimistic about the U.S. economy because "recessions don't die of old age, they're murdered."
U.S. government debt prices were higher on Friday morning, as market participants continued to monitor trade talks between China and the U.S. and awaited fresh data.
Stocks surged on Friday amid increasing hopes for a U.S.-China trade deal as equities posted another solid weekly gain.