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New orders for U.S. manufactured durable goods pulled back by less than expected in the month of April, according to a report released by the Commerce Department on Friday. The report said durable goods orders slid by 0.7 percent in April after jumping by an upwardly revised 2.3 percent in March. Economists had expected orders to slump by 1.4 perce
A report released by the Commerce Department on Friday showed that the U.S. economy grew by much more than initially estimated in the first three months of the year. The Commerce Department said gross domestic product climbed by 1.2 percent in the first quarter compared to the previously reported 0.7 percent increase. Economists had been expecting
New orders for U.S. manufactured durable goods pulled back by less than expected in the month of April, according to a report released by the Commerce Department on Friday. The report said durable goods orders slid by 0.7 percent in April after jumping by an upwardly revised 2.3 percent in March. Economists had expected orders to slump by 1.4 perce
EMBARGOED UNTIL RELEASE AT 8:30 A.M. EDT, Friday, May 26, 2017 BEA 17—23 * See the navigation bar at the right side of the news release text for links to data tables, contact personnel and their telephone numbers, and supplementary materials. National Income and Product Accounts Gross Domestic Product: First Quarter 2017 (Second Estimat
Brazil's producer prices decreased in April after rising in the previous month, preliminary data from the statistical office IBGE showed Friday. Producer prices fell 0.12 percent from March, when they rose 0.06 percent. Prices for capital gods grew 0.09 percent and those for consumer goods increased 0.09 percent. Durable goods prices rose 0.43 perc
Taiwan's economy is set to expand at the fastest pace in three years in 2017 on improving global outlook, projections from the Directorate General of Budget, Accounting & Statistics (DGBAS) showed Friday. The agency raised the growth forecast for this year to 2.05 percent from 1.92 percent estimated in February. This would be the fastest rate s
UNEMPLOYMENT INSURANCE WEEKLY CLAIMS SEASONALLY ADJUSTED DATA  In the week ending May 20, the advance figure for seasonally adjusted initial claims was 234,000, an increase of 1,000 from the previous week's revised level. The previous week's level was revised up by 1,000 from 232,000 to 233,000. The 4-week moving average was 235,250, a decreas...
Singapore's economic growth is likely to improve in the coming quarters of this year supported by healthy export demand, Krystal Tan, an economist at Capital Economics, said Thursday. Official data released earlier this week showed that GDP expanded 2.7 percent yearly in the first quarter, slightly slower than the 2.9 percent rise in the fourth qua
Lithuania's retail sales growth moderated for the third straight month in April, figures from the Department of Statistics showed Friday. Retail sales, excluding VAT, rose a working-day-adjusted 4.5 percent year-over-year in April, slower than the 6.8 percent growth in March. On an unadjusted basis, retail sales grew 3.8 percent in April from a yea
Confidence among Germany's exporters was the highest in nearly three-and-a-half years in May as exports continue to rise, results of a study by Ifo showed Friday. The Ifo Export Expectations Index rose to 14.7 balance points in May from 13.8 balance points in April, marking the highest level since January 2014. The survey is based on around 2,700 m

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