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Lucia Mutikani

U.S. consumer confidence hits 18-year high; house prices slowing

Sep 25 2018

WASHINGTON U.S. consumer confidence surged to an 18-year high in September as households grew more upbeat about the labor market, pointing to sustained strength in the economy despite an increasingly bitter trade dispute between the United States and China.

U.S. retail sales slow, but exhibit underlying strength

Sep 14 2018

WASHINGTON U.S. retail sales recorded their smallest gain in six months in August as consumers cut back on purchases of motor vehicles and clothing, but upward revisions to July data kept intact expectations of strong economic growth in the third quarter.

U.S. consumer prices rise slowly; jobless claims near 49-year low

Sep 13 2018

WASHINGTON U.S. consumer prices rose less than expected in August as increases in gasoline and rents were offset by declines in healthcare and apparel costs, and underlying inflation pressures also appeared to be slowing.

U.S. producer prices post first drop in one-and-a-half years

Sep 12 2018

WASHINGTON U.S. producer prices unexpectedly fell in August, recording their first drop in 1-1/2 years, as declines in the prices of food and a range of trade services offset an increase in the cost of energy products.

Record U.S. job openings, quits rate boost wage growth outlook

Sep 11 2018

WASHINGTON U.S. job openings surged to a record high in July and more Americans voluntarily quit their jobs, pointing to sustained labor market strength and confidence that could soon spur faster wage growth.

U.S. job growth surges; annual wage gain largest since 2009

Sep 07 2018

WASHINGTON U.S. job growth accelerated in August and wages notched their largest annual increase in more than nine years, the clearest signs that the economy was so far weathering the Trump administration's escalating trade war with China. | Video

US-Jobmarkt zieht weiter an - "Zinserhöhung abgemachte Sache"

Sep 07 2018

Washington Ein rund laufender Jobmotor und Vorboten höherer Inflation sprechen für weitere Zinserhöhungen in den USA.

U.S. job growth seen picking up, unemployment rate falling

Sep 07 2018

WASHINGTON U.S. job growth likely accelerated in August, with the unemployment rate expected to have fallen back to an 18-year low of 3.8 percent, which would bolster views that the economy was so far weathering the Trump administration's escalating trade war with China.

WRAPUP 1-U.S. job growth seen picking up, unemployment rate falling

Sep 07 2018

WASHINGTON, Sept 7 U.S. job growth likely accelerated in August, with the unemployment rate expected to have fallen back to an 18-year low of 3.8 percent, which would bolster views that the economy was so far weathering the Trump administration's escalating trade war with China.

U.S. weekly jobless claims drop to near 49-year low

Sep 06 2018

WASHINGTON The number of Americans filing new claims for unemployment aid fell to near a 49-year low last week and private payrolls rose steadily in August, pointing to sustained labor market strength that should continue to underpin economic growth.

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