Factory output rose more than expected in December, closing out a strong quarter in which overall industrial production advanced at its fastest clip in more than 3 years.
Growth in factory activity in the mid-Atlantic region gained momentum in January but firms' outlook for the months ahead worsened, a regional survey shows.
U.S. consumer prices recorded their largest increase in six months in December as gasoline prices rebounded.
U.S. business inventories rose in November, suggesting restocking would be a boost to economic growth in the fourth quarter instead of being a drag as was previously feared.
A gauge of consumer spending rose more than expected in December, suggesting the economy gathered steam at the end of last year.
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U.S. wholesale inventories rose a bit more than expected in November, suggesting that restocking would probably contribute to economic growth in the fourth quarter.
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Manufacturing grew at a slightly slower pace in December, as data show construction spending rose to its highest level in nearly five years in November.
U.S. small businesses increased their borrowing in November from a year ago, suggesting continued economic growth ahead.
An unexpectedly large increase in orders for manufactured goods helped push stock prices higher on Wall Street, during Tuesday's holiday-shortened trading session.
Sales of new single-family homes fell modestly in November from a five-year high and prices pushed higher.
U.S. consumer sentiment rose to its strongest in five months in December as Americans' outlook on the economy and job prospects improved, a survey shows.
Stocks rallied again on Friday, completing one of the market's best weeks of 2013. The rally is tied to growing signs the pace of U.S. economic growth is finally picking up.
The U.S. economy grew at its fastest pace in almost two years in the third quarter while business spending was stronger than previously estimated.
The stock market took a breather after racing higher on Wednesday, but mostly held its gains, and the price of gold sinks to a three-year low.
The Fed taper has been the talk of Wall Street for months, but it still came as a surprise when it began today. But investors were happy about it, sending stocks surging.
Investors took a wait-and-see attitude ahead of Wednesday's FOMC report, but airline stocks lost altitude.
U.S. producer prices fell for a third straight month in November, pointing to a lack of inflation.
Retail sales rose solidly in November as Americans bought automobiles and a range of other goods, adding to signs of a strengthening economy.