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US economy expanded at brisk 3.3 pct. pace in third quarter

Led by a rise in business investment, the U.S. economy grew at an annual pace of 3.3 percent from July through September, its fastest rate in three years.
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House GOP on track to undoing post-2008 financial rules

House Republicans headed toward a vote Thursday on dismantling sweeping financial rules established under President Barack Obama that were designed to head off economic meltdowns like the one that caused millions of Americans to lose their jobs and homes during the Great Recession.

US adds 235K jobs, unemployment rate falls to 4.7 pct.

U.S. employers added a robust 235,000 jobs in February and wages rose at a healthy clip, a sign the economy remains on solid footing after nearly eight years of recovery.

US consumer spending up slightly, inflation at 4-year high

U.S. consumer spending rose at a sluggish pace in January, despite signs of growing optimism about the economy.

US consumer spending, incomes rose in September

U.S. consumers boosted their spending again in October, while their incomes increased at the fastest clip in six months.

Fed Leaves Rates Unchanged; No Hint on Timing of Next Hike

The Federal Reserve is keeping interest rates unchanged in light of an uncertain job market and offering no hints of when its next rate...

US consumer spending posts scant February increase

U.S. consumer spending posted a tiny gain for the third straight month in February while income growth slowed sharply.

Stocks tick higher on economic data before fed statement

The U.S. market is quiet for a third day in a row but mostly higher following a raft of generally positive economic reports. Investors are...

Fed hikes interest rates for first time in 7 years

The Federal Reserve is raising interest rates after seven years of record lows. But it's signaling that further rate hikes will likely be made slowly as the economy strengthens further and muted inflation rises.

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