WASHINGTON — American consumers boosted spending at a slower pace in July, while their incomes accelerated slightly.
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WASHINGTON — Consumers increased their borrowing in May with use of credit cards and the category that covers student and auto loans... Read more
WASHINGTON — A Paris-based international group is forecasting that the U.S. economic expansion, celebrating its seventh birthday this... Read more
WASHINGTON — The federal government’s budget deficit shrank sharply in May because of a calendar quirk. But even with latest improvement... Read more
WASHINGTON — The U.S. trade deficit, after falling to the lowest point in more than two years, increased in April as a surge in imported... Read more
WASHINGTON — U.S. consumers sharply increased use of their credit cards in March, pushing up total borrowing at the fastest pace in more... Read more
WASHINGTON — The Federal Reserve is keeping a key interest rate unchanged in light of global pressures that risk slowing the U.S.... Read more
WASHINGTON — The federal government recorded a budget deficit in February only slightly larger than a year ago. For the first five months... Read more
WASHINGTON — Orders to U.S. companies for long-lasting manufactured goods advanced in January at the strongest pace in 10 months. Moreover, a... Read more
WASHINGTON — Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen cautioned Thursday that global economic pressures pose risks to the U.S. economy but said it’s... Read more
Global worries kept Fed from hiking rates in September
BY MARTIN CRUTSINGER
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WASHINGTON — U.S. consumers increased their spending moderately in July, as wages and salaries made their biggest jump in eight months.
WASHINGTON — Prices charged by producers rose more slowly in July, reflecting declines in both food and energy.
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WASHINGTON — Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen said the Fed is on track to start raising interest rates later this year but expressed... Read more
WASHINGTON — The number of people seeking unemployment benefits rose last week to the highest level since late February. But the increase likely... Read more
WASHINGTON — Orders to U.S. factories fell in May by the largest amount in three months, while a key category that signals business investment... Read more