Report Shows Optimism About US Economy

A key forward-looking gauge of economic conditions in the U.S. increased in June.

Think tank The Conference Board’s Leading Economic Index (LEI) for the U.S. increased by 0.7 percent in June to 115.1 (2016 = 100), following a 1.2 percent increase…

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Inflation Surges

Consumer price inflation rose higher in June than the experts were expecting, according to some new numbers from the Labor Department.

A key measure of inflation – the Consumer Price Index for All Urban Consumers (CPI-U) — increased 0.9 percent in June on a seasonally adjusted basis after rising 0…

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U.S. Trade Deficit Rises

America’s trade deficit with the rest of the world increased toward the end of last year, according to new figures from the government

The goods and services deficit was $68.1 billion in November, up $5.0 billion from $63.1 billion in October, The U.S…

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