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NON-MILITARY CAPITAL GOODS ORDERS excluding aircraft rose 1 percent month over month. / BLOOMBERG FILE PHOTO/TY WRIGHT

U.S. capital-equipment orders rise in sign demand resilient

NEW YORK - Orders placed with United States factories for business equipment rebounded in April even as the prior month’s figure was revised downward, indicating...
U.S. JOBLESS CLAIMS increased by 11,000 to 234,000 last week. /BLOOMBERG FILE PHOTO/LUKE SHARRETT

U.S. jobless claims unexpectedly increase to seven-week high

NEW YORK - Filings for United States unemployment benefits unexpectedly rose to a seven-week high while remaining consistent with a tight job market, Labor...
UNITED STATES factory production capacity utilization in April was the highest its been since 2015. / BLOOMBERG

U.S. factory production shows broad-based gain outside autos

NEW YORK - United States factory production regained its footing in April to push capacity utilization to the highest since 2015, indicating the industry...
THE VALUE OF U.S. retail sales increased 0.3 percent in April, matching median estimates.. / BLOOMBERG FILE PHOTO/VICTOR J. BLUE

U.S. April retail sales gain points to healthier second quarter

NEW YORK - United States retail sales rose for a second month in April in broad fashion as bigger after-tax paychecks helped compensate for rising...
THE U.S. CPI increased 0.2 percent in April. / BLOOMBERG FILE PHOTO/VICTOR J. BLUE

U.S. consumer prices rise less than forecast as autos decline

NEW YORK - United States consumer prices rose by less than forecast in April as costs for automobiles and airfares declined, reducing chances that inflation...
U.S. JOB OPENINGS surged to a record in March, putting vacancies roughly on par with the number of unemployed workers. / BLOOMBERG FILE PHOTO/GABBY JONES

U.S. job openings at record, almost matching unemployed workers

NEW YORK - United States job openings surged to a record in March, putting vacancies roughly on par with the number of unemployed workers,...
THE INSTITUTE FOR SUPPLY MANAGEMENT'S non-manufacturing index fell to 56.8 in April,down from 58.8. / BLOOMBERG FILE PHOTO/CHRIS RATCLIFFE

U.S. service industries cooled in April as hiring gauge fell

NEW YORK - Growth in United States service industries cooled in April to a four-month low and hiring eased, adding to signs the economy...
THE UNITED STATES trade deficit narrowed to $49 billion in March. / BLOOMBERG FILE PHOTO/TIME RUE

U.S. trade gap narrows, claims remain low, productivity tepid

NEW YORK - The United States trade deficit narrowed in March by the most in two years, while last week’s unemployment filings were below...
THE ADP RESEARCH INSTITUTE said that United States private companies added more than 200,000 workers for a fifth straight month in April. / BLOOMBERG FILE PHOTO/LUKE SHARRETT

Payroll gains in U.S. exceed 200,000 for fifth month, ADP says

NEW YORK - Companies in the United States added more than 200,000 workers for a fifth straight month in April, signaling the job market remains strong, according...
UNITED STATES manufacturing expanded in April. / BLOOMBERG FILE PHOTO / TY WRIGHT

U.S. factory gauge dips to 9-month low as inflation heats up

NEW YORK - United States manufacturing expanded last month at the slowest pace since July, while prices paid for materials continued to accelerate amid...
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