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U.S. existing home sales fall for sixth straight month

19 Oct 2018

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.

U.S. government refrains from calling China a currency manipulator

18 Oct 2018

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

U.S. government refrains from calling China a currency manipulator

17 Oct 2018

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.

Despite Trump criticism, Fed sees need for more rate hikes

17 Oct 2018

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.

UPDATE 1-Every Fed policymaker was on board for Sept rate hike -minutes

17 Oct 2018

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.

Special Report: The Trump trap - Republicans duck president in key House races

16 Oct 2018

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

U.S. government posts widest deficit since 2012

16 Oct 2018

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.

U.S. inflation slows in September, weekly jobless claims increase

11 Oct 2018

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

U.S. jobless claims rise unexpectedly in latest week

11 Oct 2018

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.

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