U.S. consumer sentiment rose marginally in February even as concerns about the extreme weather persisted, a survey shows.
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.
Wintry weather has prompted economists to trim forecasts for first-quarter GDP -- even though some of that lost growth could be pushed into the second quarter.
Wholesale inventories rose less than expected in December, suggesting a moderation in the pace of stock accumulation at the end of the year.
The number of Americans filing new claims for unemployment benefits fell more than expected last week, in a boost to the labor market outlook and the broader economy.
Consumer spending rose more than expected in December, but weak income growth suggested the economy could cool off a bit in the first quarter.
Robust household spending and rising exports kept the U.S. economy on solid ground in the fourth quarter.
Robust household spending and rising exports likely kept the U.S. economy on solid ground in the fourth quarter.
Consumer confidence rose in January as consumers grew more optimistic about both business conditions and the job market, a report shows.
A Federal Reserve survey shows economic growth remained healthy in most U.S. regions in late November and December, helped by gains in consumer spending and factory output.
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.
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.
China's export growth slowed in December while imports accelerated, possibly helping to temper fears of a slowdown in the world's second-largest economy.
U.S. small businesses increased their borrowing in November from a year ago, suggesting continued economic growth ahead.
U.S. consumers shopped less on the final weekend before Christmas despite deeper discounts, the latest sign of how difficult a season this is turning out to be for retailers.
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.
Retail sales rose solidly in November as Americans bought automobiles and a range of other goods, adding to signs of a strengthening economy.
It was a day of upbeat economic news: GDP growth rose and jobless claims fell. So naturally, stocks lost ground again due to fears that the Fed will cut its stimulus program.
The U.S. economy grew faster than initially estimated in the third quarter as businesses aggressively accumulated stock, but underlying domestic demand remained sluggish.
A Federal Reserve survey shows the U.S. economy held steady during the 16-day partial government shutdown.
The U.S. trade deficit narrowed in October as exports hit a record high.
A gauge of consumer spending rose more than expected in October as households bought a range of goods.
Consumer sentiment unexpectedly slips in November to a near two-year low as lower-income households worried about their job prospects and financial outlooks.