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US consumer spending tepid, inflation moderates

US consumer spending rose marginally in February and overall inflation retreated, suggesting the Federal Reserve could take its time in raising interest rates this year despite a tightening labor market

Mar 28, 2016, 18:55 PM IST

Weak US data clouds December rate hike possibility

US consumer spending in September recorded its smallest gain in eight months

Oct 31, 2015, 00:41 AM IST

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.

Sep 28, 2015, 21:02 PM IST

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.

Sep 25, 2015, 18:36 PM IST

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.

Jul 30, 2015, 18:51 PM IST

US economic growth in 2014 fastest since 2010

US gross domestic product grew at an annual 2.4 percent pace last year.

Jan 30, 2015, 22:06 PM IST

US consumer sentiment at highest in 11 years

US consumer sentiment rose to its highest on gains in jobs and wages and on lower gasoline prices.

Jan 17, 2015, 00:12 AM IST

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.

Sep 29, 2014, 19:03 PM IST

Asian stocks gain on US retail data

Asian shares made guarded gains on Wednesday as surprising strength in U.S. consumer spending reassured investors the recovery in the world`s largest economy had not been derailed, lifting the dollar and Wall Street.

Jan 15, 2014, 09:36 AM IST

US economy grew at robust 4.1% pace in third quarter

It was the strongest growth in the world's largest economy since the fourth quarter of 2011, when the pace hit 4.9 percent.

Dec 21, 2013, 12:06 PM IST

Gold prices hold ground ahead of Fed decision on stimulus

Gold edged higher on Wednesday after the previous day`s slide, ahead of a key U.S. Federal Reserve decision on when to begin rolling back its massive monetary stimulus.

Dec 18, 2013, 09:57 AM IST

Gold edges lower for sixth session on Fed stimulus worries

Gold eased for a sixth straight session on Monday to trade near two-week lows as renewed uncertainty over when the U.S. Federal Reserve will scale back its stimulus measures weighed on sentiment.

Nov 04, 2013, 09:18 AM IST

Gold eases despite Fed as investors take profits

Gold slipped on Thursday despite the U.S. Federal Reserve vowing to maintain its economic stimulus measures, with investors taking profits from a recent run-up in prices.

Oct 31, 2013, 09:47 AM IST

Gold falls on dollar rise, awaits Fed statement

Gold fell on Tuesday, retreating from the previous session`s five-week high, as a dollar rise and encouraging U.S. consumer spending data prompted investors to take profits ahead of a policy decision by the U.S. Federal Reserve.

Oct 30, 2013, 09:21 AM IST

US consumer spending goes up

US personal consumption expenditure rose 0.3 percent in August, higher than the 0.2 percent growth pace in July, reported Xinhua citing the report issued Friday.

Sep 28, 2013, 15:13 PM IST

US economy grows slowly on consumer spending

Five districts reported that economic growth was moderate in January and early February, and five other districts reported that activity expanded at a modest pace, the Fed noted in its latest survey report, also known as the Beige Book, reported Xinhua.

Mar 07, 2013, 13:09 PM IST

Incomes in US up strong 0.5%, consumer spending flat

Americans' income rose last month by the most in nine months, a hopeful sign for the US economy after a year of weak wage gains, though consumer spending was unchanged.

Jan 30, 2012, 22:52 PM IST

Consumer spending data allays recession worries

Consumer spending rose at its fastest pace in five months in July, a further sign the economy is not falling back into recession, although manufacturing activity in Texas almost stalled this month.

Aug 30, 2011, 09:25 AM IST

US consumer spending down for first time in 2 years

US consumer spending dropped in June for the first time in nearly two years and incomes barely rose, signs the economy lacked momentum as the second quarter drew to a close.

Aug 03, 2011, 09:15 AM IST