WASHINGTON U.S. home sales fell in September by the most in over two years as the housing market continued to struggle despite strength across the broader economy.
WASHINGTON The U.S. government on Wednesday refrained from naming China or any other trading partner as a currency manipulator, as it leans on import tariffs to try to cut a trade deficit with China. | Video
WASHINGTON, Oct 17 The Trump administration on
Wednesday refrained from naming China or any other trading
partner as a currency manipulator as it leans on tariffs to try
to cut a massive trade deficit with China.
Federal Reserve policymakers are largely united on the need to raise borrowing costs further, minutes from their most recent policy meeting show, despite U.S. President Donald Trump's view that interest rate hikes have already gone too far.
WASHINGTON, Oct 17 Every Federal Reserve
policymaker backed raising interest rates last month in a
meeting where they also generally agreed borrowing costs were
set to rise further, according to minutes from the meeting
released on Wednesday.
STOCKTON, N.J. Leonard Lance is a Republican congressman seeking re-election in a Republican district. But he has little to say about the Republican president. | Video
WASHINGTON The U.S. government closed the 2018 fiscal year $779 billion in the red, its highest deficit in six years, as Republican-led tax cuts pinched revenues and expenses rose on a growing national debt, according to data released on Monday by the Treasury Department.
WASHINGTON U.S. consumer prices rose less than expected in September, held back by a slower increase in the cost of rent and falling energy prices, as underlying inflation pressures appeared to cool slightly. | Video
WASHINGTON, The number of Americans filing for unemployment benefits unexpectedly rose last week but remained near a 49-year low, and the increase appeared unlikely to dislodge the view that the U.S. labour market remains strong.