Thursday April 02, 2015
The US trade deficit in February fell sharply to its lowest level since 2009, likely as a labour dispute at one of the country's main ports depressed both imports and exports.
Wednesday April 01, 2015
US private employers added the smallest number of workers in more than a year in March and factory activity hit a near two-year low, fresh signs that economic growth slowed significantly in the first quarter.
Monday March 30, 2015
US consumer spending barely rose in February as households boosted savings to their highest level in more than two years, the latest sign that the economy hit a soft patch in the first quarter.
Friday March 27, 2015
US economic growth cooled in the fourth quarter as previously estimated, with businesses cutting back on inventory and equipment investment.
Thursday March 12, 2015
US retail sales fell for the third month in a row in February as severe winter weather gripped large parts of the country, new figures show.
Monday March 02, 2015
US consumer spending and incomes rose in January as a decline in consumer prices picked up speed, Commerce Department data released today showed.
Friday February 27, 2015
US economic growth braked more sharply than initially thought in the fourth quarter amid a slow pace of stock accumulation by businesses and a wider trade deficit.
Thursday February 26, 2015
US consumer prices in January posted their biggest drop since 2008 as petrol prices continued to tumble.
Wednesday February 18, 2015
US producer prices recorded their biggest decline in more than five years in January on plunging energy costs, pointing to very benign inflation in the near term that could argue against raising interest rates.
Thursday February 12, 2015
US retail sales fell for the second straight month in January, pulled lower by falling gasoline prices, the country's Commerce Department has said.