Updated September 30 at 3:01pm
Economic Indicators
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The campaign for the U.K. to quit the European Union was forced onto the back foot Monday as momentum shifted back to “Remain” three days before the EU referendum. The pound jumped the … more
The Federal Reserve resisted a recommendation by the International Monetary Fund that the central bank be willing to let inflation modestly exceed its target, saying such a move could be counterproductive to its objectives, an IMF report showed. more
People have strong opinions about what constitutes affluence. Last week I ventured that U.S. households with six-figure incomes generally make the cut, given that they make up the top quarter of the income distribution. more
Applications for unemployment benefits unexpectedly increased last week to the highest level since February 2015, a sign progress in the U.S. job market is moderating. more
Consumer confidence fell to the lowest level since mid-December as Americans grew more pessimistic about the economy, their finances and the buying climate. more
Landlords of retail properties should counter the threat from electronic commerce by turning to dining and entertainment to attract a younger generation of customers, according to MetLife Inc.’s asset manager. more
Filings for U.S. unemployment benefits declined for a third consecutive week, signaling sustained firming in the labor market. more
Consumer confidence in the U.S. dropped in July as U.K.’s vote to leave the European Union flustered high-income earners. more
America’s trade deficit shrank more than forecast in March as imports fell in percentage terms by the most in seven years and outpaced a decline in shipments overseas. more
Consumer confidence rose last week to the highest level in almost two months as Americans reported brighter attitudes about the national economy, their personal finances and the buying climate. more
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