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By Andrew Wilkinson | February 24, 2015
By Victoria Stilwell, Bloomberg | February 2, 2015
Consumer spending fell in December after a strong fourth quarter.
By Michelle Jamrisko, Bloomberg | January 16, 2015
By Rod David | November 26, 2014
A midday look ahead in preparation for economic reports and events scheduled for the next trading day.
By Anthony Lazzara | September 30, 2014
Commodities, generally speaking, have been hurt quite a bit recently, likely due to a rising dollar. Gold and silver are being hit today too.
By Andrew Wilkinson | September 30, 2014
Both contributing measures of consumer confidence influenced a sizable headline decline during September, as the Conference Board’s widely-watched index fell to 86.0 from 93.4.
By Kathleen Hunter and Laura Litvan, Bloomberg | July 16, 2013
The U.S. Senate confirmed Richard Cordray to lead the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau.
By Shobhana Chandra, Bloomberg | July 27, 2012
The U.S. economy expanded at a slower pace in the second quarter as a softening job market prompted Americans to curb spending.
By Alex Kowalski, Bloomberg | May 31, 2012
The U.S. economy grew more slowly in the first quarter than previously estimated, reflecting smaller gains in inventories and bigger government cutbacks.
By Shobhana Chandra, Bloomberg | April 27, 2012
The U.S. economy expanded less than forecast in the first quarter as the biggest gain in consumer spending in more than a year failed to overcome a diminished contribution from business inventories.