Barack Obama calls for reform of US criminal justice system

US President Barack Obama on Saturday called for a meaningful reform of the US criminal justice system to make it "fairer" while citing that there are 2.2 million people behind bars in America and USD 80 billion is spent on them which adversely affects the economy.

US consumer confidence brightens in September

US consumer confidence grew moderately in September, building on August`s strong rebound, as consumers turned more positive about current economic conditions, the Conference Board reported Tuesday.

US consumer spending rises; core inflation firms slightly

US consumer spending grew briskly in August and a key measure of inflation firmed a bit, signs of strength in America`s domestic economy that could lead the Federal Reserve to tighten interest rates despite weakness abroad.

US economic growth hit 3.9% in second quarter
US economic growth hit 3.9% in second quarter

The US economy sped along at a peppy 3.9 percent annual pace in the second quarter, faster than originally thought, the Commerce Department said Friday.

Indian tech industry supports over 411,000 jobs in US: Report
Indian tech industry supports over 411,000 jobs in US: Report

Indian tech industry contributed nearly 411,000 jobs to the US economy this year and USD 20 billion in taxes between 2011-15 when American firms leveraged Indian talent to provide innovative and cost-competitive solutions to boost their global market share, a new report said Monday.

Mandi Live: Expert's Analysis on Outcome Fed's Meeting
Mandi Live: Expert's Analysis on Outcome Fed's Meeting

Fed's meeting will commence from today.The expert says that there are chances of a positive impact on the Indian Market by the Fed's meeting and with the return of foreign investment, Dollar will become stronger.
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US unemployment falls to 5.1%, lowest since April 2008

The US economy generated a lower-than-expected 173,000 new jobs in August, the government reported Friday, but upward revisions to previous months` data sweetened the picture for hiring across the country.

US economy continues to expand: Fed survey

The US economic activities continued to expand across most surveyed regions and sectors during the period from July to mid-August, according to a survey by the Federal Reserve.

Wall Street surges for second day as China fears fade

Wall Street rallied on Thursday as investors grew optimistic that the worst of recent market turmoil was over after strong U.S. economic data and hints that a September interest-rate hike was unlikely.

US economy grew 3.7% in second quarter

The revised number for gross domestic product was initially reported at 2.3 percent.

Dollar slips vs euro, yen after US jobs report

The dollar fell against the euro and the yen Friday, despite a solid US jobs report that raised expectations that the Federal Reserve will soon lift interest rates.

US stocks fall as jobs report lifts talk of rate hike

Wall Street stocks dropped Friday after a solid US jobs report for July lifted expectations the Federal Reserve will soon raise interest rates.

US trade gap widens 7.1% to $43.8 billion in June

The US trade deficit widened in June as the strong dollar encouraged imports and weighed on exports amid weaker growth in the global economy, official data released Wednesday showed.

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.

Dollar picks up after Fed boosts view on economy

The dollar picked up Thursday after the Federal Reserve boosted its view of the US economy, with analysts saying it has left the door open for a possible interest rate hike as early as September.

US economy improving, says Fed; September rate hike in view

The US economy and job market continue to strengthen, the Federal Reserve said on Wednesday, leaving the door open for a possible interest rate hike when central bank policymakers next meet in September.

Federal Reserve holds key US rate unchanged

The Federal Reserve kept its benchmark federal funds interest rate unchanged at near zero percent as expected Wednesday, providing no fresh hints on when a long-awaited rate rise might come.

Shaken investors to stay away from gold as confidence shatters

The slide was reminiscent of gold`s dramatic retreat in the second quarter of 2013, when prices fell nearly USD 200 in just two days in April, and another 11 percent in June.

Dollar, stocks look set for biggest weekly gains in months

The dollar looked set for its biggest weekly rise since May on Friday as economic data reinforced expectations of a U.S. interest rate hike this year, with European shares holding steady on the view that Greece will secure a bailout.