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Economic Report: U.S. economy off to slow start in spring, Markit finds

Momentum in the manufacturing and service sectors slowed in February, according to data from Markit released Tuesday......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchApr 21st, 2017

Economic Report: U.S. creates 211,000 jobs in April as hiring rebounds

Some 211,000 people found new jobs in April as hiring rebounded from a wobbly showing in early spring, offering fresh evidence the U.S. economy is still growing at healthy pace after a slow start to the year......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchMay 5th, 2017

Economic Report: U.S. economy speeds up in second quarter after bumpy ride earlier in the year

Americans got out and spent more in the spring, nursing the U.S. economy back to good health after a feeble start to the year. GDP rose at a 2.6% rate in the second quarter vs. 1.2% in the first three months of 2017......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchJul 28th, 2017

Economic Report: U.S. GDP speeds up to 2.6% in 2nd quarter

Americans got out and spent more in the spring, nursing the U.S. economy back to good health after a feeble start to the year. GDP rose at a 2.6% rate in the second quarter vs. 1.2% in the first three months of 2017......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchJul 28th, 2017

Economic Report: A big part of the U.S. economy brightened in April, ISM services gauge finds

The service side of the U.S. economy — banks, retailers, doctor offices and the like — grew faster in April and pointed to a stronger performance in the spring, a survey of senior business executives showed......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchMay 3rd, 2017

Economic Report: Most U.S. companies turn growth up a notch in August, ISM survey finds

The vast majority of U.S. companies in fields such as retail, medical care and package delivery expanded faster in August, keeping the economy on course in the second half of the year for steady growth......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchSep 6th, 2017

Economic Report: Americans more gung-ho about economy in August, consumer sentiment survey shows

Americans were almost as optimistic about the economy in August as they were at the start of the year, when President Donald Trump took office, according to a closely watched consumer-sentiment survey......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchAug 18th, 2017

Economic Report: Americans more gung-ho about economy in August, consumer sentiment survey shows

Americans were almost as optimistic about the economy in August as they were at the start of the year, when President Donald Trump took office, according to a closely watched consumer-sentiment survey......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchAug 18th, 2017

Economic Preview: Why the GDP report may show U.S. economy growing twice as fast

The U.S. economy stumbled out of the gate in 2017, but it’s picked up the pace midway through the year and appears to have settled into a steady trot. GDP likely doubled to a 2.8% annual rate in the spring......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchJul 28th, 2017

Economic Report: U.S. retail sales fizzle out in June

Sales at retailers fizzled out in the late spring after getting the season off to a fast start, likely dampening U.S. economic growth in the second quarter......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchJul 14th, 2017

Economic Report: Poor start to 2017? Not really. First quarter GDP raised again to 1.4%

The U.S. economy didn’t perform all that badly in the first three months of 2017, growing twice as fast as the government originally reported......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchJun 29th, 2017

Economic Report: U.S. economy keeps up fast pace in May, ISM finds

The service-oriented companies where most Americans work grew at a slightly slower but still rapid pace in May, signaling steady-as-she-goes for the U.S. economy......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchJun 5th, 2017

Economic Report: Consumer spending grew at five-month high in April

Aided by rising incomes and tax refunds, Americans boosted spending in April at the fastest clip since the end of 2016 in another sign the economy has speeded up during the spring. Spending rose 0.4% last month......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchMay 30th, 2017

GDP Report Shows US Economy Off to Slow Start in 2017 - New York Times

New York TimesGDP Report Shows US Economy Off to Slow Start in 2017New York TimesAmericans say they feel more optimistic.....»»

Category: topSource: googlenewsApr 29th, 2017

G.D.P. Report Shows U.S. Economy Off to Slow Start in 2017

The government said gross domestic product grew at an annual rate of 0.7 percent in the first quarter, a three-year low, as consumer spending let up......»»

Category: dealsSource: nytApr 28th, 2017

Economic Report: Key part of economy scales back in March, as worries about Washington grow, ISM finds

A survey of service-oriented companies that employ most Americans showed steady if somewhat slower growth in the U.S. economy in March, but growing uncertainty about new government policies in Washington gnawed at some executives......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchApr 5th, 2017

Economic Report: Key part of economy scales back in March, worries about Washington grow, ISM finds

A survey of service-oriented companies that employ most Americans showed steady if somewhat slower growth in the U.S. economy in March, but growing uncertainty about new government policies in Washington gnawed at some executives......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchApr 5th, 2017

China Sits on Financial House of Cards, OECD Finds

China faces mounting financial risk even as an innovation drive aimed at rebalancing the economy away from low-value manufacturing falls short, according to a report by the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development......»»

Category: smallbizSource: wsjMar 21st, 2017

As Austin economy cools, fewer apartments being built, Dallas Fed says

Though Austin’s economic growth continues to slow, the foundations of the regional economy remain strong, according to the Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas. But the report also noted a sharp decline in the number of new apartments built in 2016 co.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsFeb 3rd, 2017

Economic Report: U.S. manufacturers see strongest growth in more than two years, ISM finds

American manufacturers grew in January at the fastest pace in more than two years and many executives said the outlook “looks stronger” at the start of the new year......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchFeb 1st, 2017

Economy Gained Only 161K New Jobs This Past Month

The U.S. economy continued its slow but positive economic growth with the addition of 161,000 new jobs during the month of October, according to a federal report Friday. The Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) tracks national employment growth on a […].....»»

Category: blogSource: valuewalkNov 4th, 2016