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Dec. US Wholesale Prices Up Slight 0.1%
For the year, wholesale prices are up a modest 1.3%, down from a 2.6% gain in 2018.
Jan 15th, 2020
US Axes China's Currency Manipulator Label
The action comes five months after the Trump administration had branded China a currency manipulator.
Jan 13th, 2020
World Bank Sees Small Global 2020 Rebound
In an updated economic outlook released Wednesday, the World Bank forecast the global economy will grow 2.5% this year.
Jan 9th, 2020
US Trade Deficit Falls 8.2% in Nov.
Shrinking to $43.1 billion, November showed the smallest deficit since October 2016.
Jan 7th, 2020
Economic Growth Shows Resilience
The US economy is finishing the year in strong shape, thanks to a resilient consumer, a healthy job market and interest rate cuts by the Federal Reserve.
Dec 23rd, 2019
US Consumer Spending Up 0.4% in Nov.
Economists are expecting consumer spending to remain solid in the final three months of the year to support continued moderate economic growth.
Dec 20th, 2019
US Economy Grew at 2.1% Rate in Q3
Consumer spending, which accounts for 70 percent of economic activity, grew at a stronger 3.2 percent pace.
Dec 20th, 2019
Wholesale Prices Unchanged in November
The flat reading in November on its producer price index followed a sizable 0.4% increase in October, which had been driven by a surge in energy costs.
Dec 12th, 2019
US Productivity Edges Down 0.2% in Q3
It was the first quarterly drop since the fourth quarter of 2015.
Dec 10th, 2019
US Durable Goods Orders Fall 1.1% in September
The declines underscored the troubles manufacturing is having in the face of a global slowdown and trade war uncertainty.
Oct 24th, 2019