All posts tagged "U.S. economy"
US Consumer Confidence Climbed to 15-Year High in December
WASHINGTON – American consumers are the sunniest they’ve been in more than 15 years. The Conference Board said Tuesday that its consumer confidence index climbed to 113.7 in December, up from 109.4 in November and the highest...
- Posted December 27, 2016
US Construction Spending Fell Again in August
U.S. builders trimmed spending on construction projects in August for a second straight month with housing, non-residential and government activity all seeing declines
- Posted October 3, 2016
As Fed Ends Meeting, Few Expect Much Clarity on Next Hike
The Fed is expected to issue a statement that acknowledges the strengthening economy without providing much clarity about when the next rate hike might occur
- Posted July 27, 2016
June Hiring Surge of 287,000 Suggests Rebounding US Economy
Most in 18 months
- Posted July 8, 2016
US GDP Growth Slowed To 0.5 Percent Rate In First Quarter
Weakest pace in two years from January through March, as consumer spending growth slowed, business investment plunged and exports declined further
- Posted April 28, 2016
Fed Keeps Key Rates Unchanged; Foresees Fewer Hikes in 2016
Officials Foresee Two Increases in Short-Term Rate During 2016.
- Posted March 16, 2016
US Companies Added 214,000 Jobs in February
U.S. job market remains resilient
- Posted March 2, 2016
Gov’t Report: Budget Deficit to Rise to $544B this Year
WASHINGTON – A government report released Tuesday estimates that this year’s budget deficit will rise to $544 billion, an increase over prior estimates that can be attributed largely to tax cuts and spending increases passed by Congress...
- Posted January 19, 2016
Fed says Economy Expanded Somewhat in 9 of 12 Districts
WASHINGTON – The Federal Reserve says the economy expanded across most of the United States in December and early January. The Fed says in its latest snapshot of the economy that most of its 12 regional bank...
- Posted January 13, 2016
BBC Says Website Knocked Down Due To Apparent Attack
LONDON – BBC says its main news website and other sites were knocked offline due to an attack. Service was out for more than three hours Thursday. Users received an error message and the broadcaster said on...
- Posted December 31, 2015