THE US economy showed less-than-stellar growth in the final weeks of 2019, but produced solid holiday sales and enters 2020 with a "modestly favourable" outlook, the Federal Reserve said on...

THE US economy grew at a "modest" rate in recent weeks, with consumers continuing to spend and a "generally positive" outlook overall even in the face of disruptions caused by US trade policy, the...

[WASHINGTON] Fears that President Donald Trump's trade wars will harm the economy are pervasive, but for now, America keeps chugging along with steady job creation and tame inflation, the Federal...

[WASHINGTON] Labour markets remained tight across the United States as businesses struggled to find skilled workers and wages grew modestly, the Federal Reserve said on Wednesday in its latest...

US manufacturers increasingly worry trade spats and other factors will dampen their growth prospects, while widespread worker shortages are also hampering industries nationwide, the Federal...

BUSINESSES across the United States have become less optimistic in recent months, the Federal Reserve said on Wednesday in its latest report on the economy that lends new colour to Fed chair...

[WASHINGTON] US business optimism has fallen in recent weeks amid uncertainty over tariff disputes, rising interest rates and continued labor shortages, the Federal Reserve said Wednesday.