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US trade deficit grows as exports hit 3-year low

The trade gap widened to $43.9 billion in October from an upwardly revised September reading of $42.5 billion.

US economy rebounds at mild pace in Q2

The US economy expanded at an annual rate of 2.3 percent in the second quarter, a moderate bounce from the revised 0.6 percent increase in the first quarter.

US economy grew 2.3% in second quarter

The US economy picked up sharply in the second quarter, boosted by increased consumer spending and exports after a tepid first quarter, the Commerce Department reported Thursday.

US economy contracted 0.7% in first quarter

The US economy contracted at an annual rate of 0.7 percent in the first quarter of this year, the Commerce Department said Friday in a revised GDP estimate.

US economic growth slows in Q4; corporate profits fall

Gross domestic product expanded at a 2.2 percent annual rate last quarter, the Commerce Department said on Friday in its third estimate of GDP. That was unrevised from the forecast last month. 

US jobless rate falls to 5.6% in best year since 1999

Together with upward revisions of the previous two months -- 50,000 more jobs than previously reported -- December rounded out the best year for job generation in 15 years, with almost three million net new jobs added.

US housing starts fall in November

Private housing starts fell 1.6 percent from October to an annual rate of 1.028 million, the Commerce Department reported.

US consumer spending, income pick up in August

Consumer spending, the main engine of the US economy, rose 0.5 percent in August after no change in July, revised from a 0.1 percent decline.

US growth quickest in 2-1/2 years on business spending, exports

The US economy grew at a robust annual rate of 4.6 percent in the second quarter, stronger than previously estimated, the Commerce Department reported on Friday.

US economy grew at robust 4.2% pace in 2nd quarter

The US Commerce Department raised its estimate for US economic growth to 4.2 percent Thursday, confirming the solid rebound from the first quarter`s steep contraction.

US hiring remains strong in July

The US economy generated 209,000 new jobs in July, down from June but maintaining a solid 200,000-plus monthly streak since February, the Commerce Department said.

Exim Bank inks trade facilitation pact with US body

The agreement was signed at an event addressed by visiting US Commerce Secretary Penny Pritzker in the financial capital.

US GDP growth rebounds to 4% in 2nd quarter

Private investment soared 17.0 percent in the second quarter, after shrinking 6.9 percent in the previous period. Investment was strong in both equipment and homes.

US trade deficit falls in May

In April, the US trade deficit had hit its highest level in two years.

US economy shrank 2.9% in first quarter: Govt

The contraction in the world`s largest economy was the steepest since the 2009 first quarter.

US economy contracts in first quarter on inventories, trade

The government had previously estimated GDP growth expanding at a 0.1 percent rate.

IBM says it has not given client data to the US government

IBM is one of several U.S. tech companies hit by the growing government spying scandal.

US to relinquish key oversight role for Internet

The move "marks the final phase of the privatisation" of the Internet domain system, a statement said.

US economy grew 3.2% in fourth quarter

The US economy grew at an annual rate of 3.2 percent in the 2013 fourth quarter, slightly stronger than expected despite the partial government shutdown, official data released Thursday showed.

US housing starts retreat in December from 5-year high

US housing starts dived almost 10 percent in December from a five-year high.