U.S. retail sales in March rose by the largest amount in 18 months, led by strong gains in sales of autos, furniture, and a number of other products.
The prices companies receive for their goods and services jumped in March led by gains for food, clothing, jewelry, and chemicals.
With 192,000 jobs added in March, the labor market is strong enough that businesses are growing, but still too weak for the Federal Reserve to promptly end stimulus.
Manufacturing activity in the Southeast increased for March, registering its highest reading since 2012, according to the Southeast’s Purchasing Managers Index (PMI) report.
The Alliance for American Manufacturing (AAM) looked over the data released by the Department of Labor and reported that America’s manufacturing sector lost 1,000 jobs in March.
U.S. employers added jobs at a solid pace in March in the latest sign that the economy is rebounding from a weak stretch brought on by a harsh winter.
The U.S. trade deficit climbed to the highest level in five months in February as demand for American exports fell while imports increased slightly.
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Economic activity in the manufacturing sector expanded in March for the 10th consecutive month, and the overall economy grew for the 58th consecutive month.
Automakers said Tuesday that new car and truck sales picked up speed halfway through March, culminating in a strong final weekend.
The first quarter of 2014 treated Toyota well. The company reported a 8.9 percent increase over March 2013 sales, with Lexus showing a 28 percent increase over 2013 sales.
The index of 53.7 in March is slightly better than 53.2 in February, and both are above the 50 percent level that separates growth from decline.
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The combination of an improving job market, pent-up consumer demand, less drag from U.S. government policies, and a brighter global outlook is boosting optimism for the rest of 2014.
New analysis finds that the market earned revenues of $8.80 billion in 2013 and estimates this to reach $10.57 billion in 2018.
The U.S. economy grew at a 2.6 percent annual rate in the October-December quarter, slightly more than previously estimated, as consumer spending rose at the fastest pace in three years.
Small businesses may get an export boom under trade agreements the federal government is hammering out with Pacific and European countries.
Orders to U.S. factories for long-lasting manufactured goods rose in February by the largest amount in three months, helped by solid gains in demand for airplanes and autos.
China's manufacturing fell to an eight-month low in March in another sign of slowing growth in the world's No. 2 economy.
A measure of the U.S. economy's health rose in February by the largest amount in three months, suggesting growth should rebound following a severe winter.
The Federal Reserve says factory production surged 0.8 percent, nearly reversing a 0.9 percent plunge in January that was due mainly to weather. February's gain was the largest in six months.
January U.S. cutting tool consumption totaled $158 million, up 14.5 percent from December’s total and down 10.6 percent from January 2013.
Manufacturing activity in the Southeast increased in February, driven by strong improvements in all areas except employment, according to the Southeast’s Purchasing Managers Index (PMI) report released today.