U.S. producer prices fell in February, dragged down by falling costs for services and offering little sign of a pickup in inflation pressures.
The number of millionaire households in the U.S. surged by 640,000, or 7 percent, to 9.63 million last year, marking an all-time high since tracking began in 1997.
U.S. business inventories rose in January, but a drop in sales meant it was now taking the longest time since late 2009 to move goods from shelves.
U.S. retail sales rose slightly more than expected in February, pointing to some strength in the economy after harsh weather abruptly slowed activity in recent months.
U.S. job growth rose more than expected in February, which could ease fears of an abrupt slowdown in economic growth.
The trade deficit in the U.S. was little changed in January as exports and imports grew, a sign economies throughout the globe are picking up.
U.S. hiring likely picked up in February, but the size of the gain is nevertheless expected to be modest as the economy struggled with unusually severe winter weather.
Fewer Americans than projected filed for unemployment benefits last week, a report shows, while worker productivity rose less than previously thought in the fourth quarter.
When Washington's residents voted in 1998 to raise its minimum wage and link it to the cost of living, opponents warned the measure would be a job-killer. They were wrong.
U.S. manufacturing growth rebounded off an eight-month low in February, helped by a recovery in new orders, a report shows.
U.S. consumer sentiment rose marginally in February even as concerns about the extreme weather persisted, a survey shows.
January's existing home sales are expected to show a decline of 3.5 percent to 4.7 million units -- and nobody will be surprised if it is worse.
A measure of the U.S. economy's health posted a moderate gain in January, suggesting the economy will continue to expand in the first half of this year.
U.S. consumer prices barely rose last month as a sharp rise in energy costs was offset by cheaper clothing, cars and air fares. The figures suggest inflation remains mild.
U.S. manufacturing output unexpectedly fell in January and recorded its biggest drop since 2009 as cold weather disrupted production.
Wholesale inventories rose less than expected in December, suggesting a moderation in the pace of stock accumulation at the end of the year.
The stock market stopped its bleeding Tuesday, for at least a day. But there was no obvious reason for the modest rebound, other than the fact the market was due for one.
Orders for factory goods fell in December, but rose for a third straight month when the volatile transportation sector is stripped out.
Construction spending rose modestly in December to its highest level since March 2009, as data from last month showed growth in manufacturing cooled off significantly.
Consumer spending rose more than expected in December, but weak income growth suggested the economy could cool off a bit in the first quarter.