AP Economics Writer
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Nov 12th, 2021
U.S. GDP Slowed Sharply in Q3 but Big Rebound Expected in Q4
Between COVID cases and snarled supply chains, the economy posted lackluster gains this summer.
Nov 24th, 2021
U.S. Trade Deficit Hits Record in September
In September, exports plunged 3% to $207.6 billion.
Nov 4th, 2021
October Manufacturing PMI Slips Amid Supply Chain Havoc
The Institute for Supply Management's latest Purchasing Manager's Index fell 0.3 points from September.
Nov 1st, 2021
Fed Survey: Economy Facing Headwinds in Supply Chain, Labor, Delta Uncertainty
A majority of the Fed's 12 regions viewed consumer spending as remaining positive despite the various speed bumps.
Oct 20th, 2021
IMF: Virus, Inflation Could Curtain Economic Recovery
The lending agency issued an updated economic forecast this week that slightly downgraded its forecast for global growth to 5.9% from 6% in July.
Oct 15th, 2021
September U.S. Wholesale Prices Rose By Record 8.6%
It was the largest advance since the 12-month change was first calculated in 2010.
Oct 14th, 2021
U.S. Trade Deficit Hits Record $73.3 Billion
Analysts said they expect the deficit surge will start to lessen now that other economies are beginning to revive and purchase more exports.
Oct 5th, 2021
September Factory Growth Accelerated Despite Supply Chain Issues
It was the best showing for manufacturing since May.
Oct 3rd, 2021
Powell: Inflation Spike Lasting Longer than Expected
He says that if inflation does not abate, the Fed is ready to use its tools to lower the pressure on prices.
Sep 28th, 2021
Ida Impact Slows August Industrial Output to 0.4%
Closures of Gulf Coast petrochemical plants and refineries shaved 0.3 percentage points from output.
Sep 15th, 2021
U.S. Consumer Prices Up 0.3% in August, Lowest Inflation Rise in 7 Months
The August gain fell from a 0.5% increase in July and a 0.9% surge in June.
Sep 14th, 2021