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Wall Street higher as consumer and bank stocks gain

Jan 12 2018

Wall Street’s main indexes were higher as strong December retail sales data drove gains in consumer stocks and bank results pushed up the financial sector.

US core consumer prices post biggest gain in 11 months

Jan 12 2018

The Labor Department said its Consumer Price Index excluding the volatile food and energy components rose 0.3 percent last month.

US import prices post smallest gain in five months

Jan 10 2018

US import prices recorded their smallest increase in 5 months in Dec and underlying imported price pressures were muted amid declining costs for food and consumer goods.

US employers add modest 148,000 jobs; unemployment 4.1 pct

Jan 05 2018

US employers added 148,000 jobs in December, a modest gain but still enough to suggest that the economy entered the new year with solid momentum.

US import prices surge in Nov due to petroleum product hike

Dec 14 2017

U.S. import prices surged in November amid an increase in the cost of imported petroleum products, leading to the largest year-on-year increase in seven months.

Wall Street ticked higher after stronger jobs data

Dec 08 2017

Wall Street ticked higher after a stronger-than-expected jobs data for Nov showed that economy has gained strength, ahead of a near certain interest rate hike next week.

US unit labor costs decline for two straight quarters

Dec 06 2017

US unit labor costs were much weaker than initially thought, declining both in the Q2 and Q3 of this year, suggesting that inflation could remain benign for a while.

US private sector adds 190,000 jobs in November: ADP

Dec 06 2017

US private employers created 190,000 jobs in November, down sharply from the month before and roughly in line with economists’ expectations.

US import prices rise less than expected in October

Nov 16 2017

US import prices rose less than expected in October as an increase in the cost of imported petroleum and capital goods was offset by a decline in food prices.

U.S. producer prices increase as Harvey boosts gasoline prices

Oct 12 2017

U.S. producer prices rose in Sept as the price of gasoline recorded its biggest increase in more than two years amid production disruptions at oil refineries.

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