Monday September 28, 2015
US consumer spending grew solidly in August despite stock market turbulence which some worried would spook shoppers, while prices remained subdued, Commerce Department data showed today.
Friday September 25, 2015
The US economy expanded more than previously estimated in the second quarter on stronger consumer spending and construction, the second upward revision in a row.
Wednesday August 05, 2015
The US trade deficit widened more than expected in June as an acceleration in domestic demand in the second quarter and a strong dollar sucked in imports of food and automobiles.
Tuesday August 04, 2015
US orders for manufactured goods rebounded in June after two months of declines, boosted by strong gains in aircraft and other transportation equipment, the Commerce Department reported.
Wednesday March 14, 2007
The deficit on the US current account hit a new record high of $856.7 billion last year.
Monday December 18, 2006
The US current account deficit widened in the third quarter to $225.6 billion.
Wednesday December 13, 2006
US retail sales leapt by 1% in November, the Commerce Department said today.
Tuesday December 12, 2006
Cheaper oil prices drove the US trade deficit down sharply to $58.9 billion in October.
Thursday November 30, 2006
US consumer spending rose slightly better than expected in October, the Commerce Department said today.
Wednesday November 29, 2006
Sales of new US homes fell 3.2% last month compared to September but prices rose, the Commerce Dept says.