Topic: Paul Dales
Unemployment benefits claims dipped by 1,000, just below expectations for unemployment benefits claims. Trade balance report confirms US avoided third-quarter recession.
10/13/2011 03:37 pm
Unemployment benefits: Fewer people applied for unemployment benefits last week, though some of that was due to technical factors. And the economy grew slightly more in the April-June quarter than previously estimated.
09/30/2011 10:55 am
Late mortgage payments increased slightly in the second quarter. The percentage of Americans making late mortgage payments is nearly eight times the normal rate.
08/23/2011 08:51 pm
Gas prices, which are still rising, curbed consumer spending during the first quarter of the year. Bad weather, along with high gas prices, may be responsible for the 1.8 percent annual growth rate of the economy.
04/28/2011 11:50 am
Consumer confidence index hits better-than-expected 70.4.
02/22/2011 12:05 pm
US economy grew at an annual rate of 2.7 percent in the first quarter of 2010, due to lower consumer spending and higher imports.
06/25/2010 05:21 pm
New home sales fall to an annual rate of 300,000, the lowest level since at least 1963.
06/23/2010 04:10 pm
Personal income rises for six straight months, a sign recovery is back on track.
05/28/2010 12:45 pm
Two new reports show home values falling again. They could dip below last year's lows, some economists say.
05/25/2010 02:42 pm
US consumers are seeing lower interest rates on mortgages, car loans, even credit cards, as investors flee the euro because of the Greek debt crisis.
05/19/2010 06:09 pm