Fresh reports show the number of Americans filing new claims for unemployment benefits fell more than expected last week, while inflation remains muted.
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Social Security benefits for nearly 58 million people will increase by 1.5 percent next year, the government says.
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Postmaster General Patrick Donahoe says his agency is in "the midst of a financial disaster" and may need an emergency increase in postage rates to keep operating.
The Federal Reserve is preparing to ease the throttle on its historically easy monetary policy at a time when the economy remains in a decidedly unsettled position.
U.S. consumer prices barely rose in August, but gains in rents and medical care costs pointed to a trend that could allow the Fed to start reducing its stimulus efforts.
Higher energy costs pushed U.S. wholesale prices up 0.3 percent last month. Prices rose a modest 1.4 percent over the past year, the lowest one-year gain since April.
U.S. workers were more productive from April through June than previously estimated while labor costs were unchanged.
Consumer prices rose as expected in July, which could comfort Federal Reserve officials worried about low inflation as they weigh trimming their massive bond buying program.
Falling energy prices kept a lid on wholesale inflation in July after a jump in gasoline had boosted prices in June.
The U.S. trade deficit narrowed sharply in June to its lowest level in nearly four years as imports reversed the prior month's spike.
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Consumer prices rose more than expected in June as gasoline prices jumped.
U.S. producer prices rose more than expected in June, pointing to an apparent increase in inflationary pressures.
The average U.S. household has a long way to go to recover the wealth it lost to the Great Recession, a report by the Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis concluded Thursday.
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