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U.S. economic growth revised higher, boosted by consumer spending

By Lucia Mutikani WASHINGTON (Reuters) – U.S. economic growth slowed less than previously reported in the fourth quarter as robust consumer spending provided a boost that was partially offset by…

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Fed awaiting evidence global chill not knocking U.S. off track

By Jason Lange & Howard Schneider WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The U.S. Federal Reserve thought the economy was close to warranting an interest rate hike in September yet policymakers wanted firmer…

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Cheaper oil tames U.S. producer inflation; jobless claims up

By Lucia Mutikani WASHINGTON (Reuters) – U.S. producer prices in December recorded their biggest fall in more than three years on tumbling energy costs while underlying inflation pressures were tame,…

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U.S. job growth brakes to eight-month low, labor force shrinks

By Lucia Mutikani WASHINGTON (Reuters) – U.S. employers hired the fewest number of workers in eight months in August & more Americans gave up the hunt for jobs, providing a…

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U.S. factory orders, auto sales buoy growth outlook

By Lucia Mutikani WASHINGTON (Reuters) – New orders for U.S.-made factory goods rose for a third straight month in April & automakers reported robust vehicle sales in May, boosting the…

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Factories expand, construction spending lackluster

By Lucia Mutikani WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Factory activity accelerated for a second straight month in March as production rebounded, in the latest sign that winter's icy grip on the economy…

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U.S. durable goods orders, shipments rebound in February

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Orders for long-lasting U.S. manufactured goods rebounded in February & shipments snapped two straight months of declines, providing fresh signs the economy was shaking off some of…

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U.S. durable goods orders, shipments rebound in February

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Orders for long-lasting U.S. manufactured goods rebounded in February & shipments snapped two straight months of declines, providing fresh signs the economy was shaking off some of…

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