Updated February 8 at 6:25pm
Economic Indicators
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Business leaders in the U.S. adopted a more optimistic outlook in the first quarter as sales projections for the next six months reached a three-year high and capital-spending plans also advanced. more
Confidence among U.S. homebuilders decreased in February to the lowest level in four months as winter weather prevented some prospective buyers from touring new developments. more
American shoppers’ reluctance to open their wallets has economists stumped. more
The Federal Deposit Insurance Corp. last week reported an aggregate net income of $39.8 billion of all FDIC-insured banks for this year’s first quarter, which represents a 6.9 percent increase from a year earlier. more
Payrolls rose in 40 states in April and the unemployment rate fell in 23 as the U.S. labor market picked up following a soft patch a month earlier. more
In the short run, a hit to Americans’ wallets is trumping the benefits of an improving job market. more
Consumer confidence in the U.S. fell to a six-month low in May as Americans became less sanguine about the prospects for the economy. more
Applications for U.S. jobless benefits remained below 300,000 for the 12th straight week, signaling the labor market remains firm even as the economy has been slow to rebound from a first-quarter slump. more
Consumer confidence unexpectedly increased in May from a four-month low as Americans grew more sanguine about the economy and the labor market. more
Fewer Americans than forecast filed for unemployment benefits last week, a sign labor market momentum continues to strengthen. more
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