US consumer

Gold set for first monthly drop since Dec as Fed rate hike likely

Gold fell for a third day on Wednesday, set for its first monthly drop since December, as US economic data boosted the case for an interest rate hike by the Federal Reserve next month.

May 31, 2017, 11:03 AM IST

US consumer spending falls in December

US consumer spending fell in December in the midst of the key year-end holiday shopping season, while their incomes continued to grow, Commerce Department data released Monday showed.

Feb 02, 2015, 21:45 PM IST

Ramp up role in Bitcoin, US consumer agency told

The US Consumer Financial Protection Bureau should play a bigger role in shielding people against risks from virtual currencies such as Bitcoin, a government watchdog said on Friday.

Jun 28, 2014, 09:26 AM IST

US consumer confidence rises in June

The consumer confidence index rose to 85.2, up from 82.2 the previous month.

Jun 24, 2014, 22:17 PM IST

P&G sells most pet-care assets to Mars for $2.9 bn

Procter & Gamble will sell most of its pet care business to Mars for USD 2.9 billion as the US consumer-products giant streamlines its businesses, the companies announced Wednesday.

Apr 09, 2014, 22:15 PM IST

US consumer prices fall slightly in October

The fall in gasoline prices was the main reason for October`s decline, the Commerce Department reported.

Nov 20, 2013, 23:26 PM IST

US consumer prices up 0.2% in September

US consumer prices rose 0.2 percent in September mainly driven by energy costs, as inflationary pressures in the economy remained suppressed, the Commerce Department said Wednesday.

Oct 30, 2013, 19:01 PM IST

US consumer prices dip 0.4% in April

The US consumer price index dropped 0.4 percent in April, bring the 12-month inflation rate down to 1.1 percent, the Bureau of Labor Statistics said Thursday.

May 17, 2013, 15:24 PM IST

US consumer confidence improves

The Conference Board Consumer Confidence Index reached 68.1 in April, higher than the revised figure of 61.9 in March, reported Xinhua.

May 01, 2013, 15:34 PM IST