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By Lucia Mutikani, Reuters | September 16, 2015
By Jonathan Spicer, Reuters | August 10, 2015
U.S. inflation is only temporarily "very low" due in part to commodity prices, while the U.S. economy has nearly achieved full employment, Federal Reserve Vice Chairman Stanley Fischer said on Monday.
By Lucia Mutikani, Reuters | August 5, 2015
By Reuters | July 29, 2015
Contracts to buy previously owned U.S. houses unexpectedly fell in June after five straight months of increase, suggesting some cooling in home resales activity after recent hefty gains.
By Lucia Mutikani, Reuters | June 18, 2015
By Michael Connor, Reuters | June 17, 2015
The dollar dropped on Wednesday after the Federal Reserve signaled that interest rate increases may start later than many have anticipated and trimmed its U.S. economic forecasts.
By Lucia Mutikani, Reuters | June 16, 2015
U.S. housing starts fell in May after a hefty increase the prior month, but a surge in permits for future construction to a near eight-year high pointed to underlying strength in housing.
By Lucia Mutikani, Reuters | June 11, 2015
By Karen Freifeld, David Henry and Steve Slater, Reuters | May 21, 2015
It was the first time in decades that the parent or main banking unit of a major American financial institution pleaded guilty to criminal charges.
By Lucia Mutikani, Reuters | May 8, 2015
U.S. job growth rebounded last month and the unemployment rate dropped to a near seven-year low of 5.4%, signs of a pick-up in economic momentum that could keep the Federal Reserve on track to hike interest rates this year.