[NEW YORK] The US dollar slipped on Wednesday against a basket of currencies, struggling to post further gains tied to speculation the next chair of the US Federal Reserve will steer policy in a more...

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US consumer spending barely rose in August likely as Hurricane Harvey weighed on car sales and annual inflation increased at its slowest pace since late 2015, pointing to moderation in economic...

[WASHINGTON] Sales of new US single-family homes unexpectedly fell in August, hitting their lowest level in eight months, the latest indication that the housing market was slowing.

[WASHINGTON] Homebuilding in the United States slowed in July, in large part due to a drop in construction of apartment buildings, the government reported Wednesday.

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US retail sales recorded their biggest increase in seven months in July as consumers boosted purchases of motor vehicles and lifted discretionary spending, suggesting the economy continued to gain...

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NEW orders for key US-made capital goods unexpectedly fell in June, but a fifth straight monthly increase in shipments suggested that business spending on equipment supported economic growth in the...

A GROWING number of companies are finding it difficult to recruit skilled workers, which threatens to curtail profits and growth, according to a quarterly survey conducted by the Washington-based...

[WASHINGTON] Rising costs for financial services including stock trading helped nudge US wholesale inflation higher in June, but there were persistent signs of slack price pressures, the Labor...

[WASHINGTON] New US single-family home sales rose in May and the median sales price surged to an all-time high, suggesting the housing market had regained momentum.

[NEW YORK] The US dollar reversed early losses against a basket of major currencies on Thursday after stronger-than-expected US economic data put the focus back on a widely anticipated increase in...