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U.S. Leading Economic Index Climbs In Line With Estimates In September
A report released by the Conference Board on Thursday showed a continued increase by its index of leading economic indicators in the month of September The Conference Board said its leading economic index climbed by 0.5 percent in September.
Philly Fed Index Indicates Slightly Slower Growth In October
A report released by the Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia on Thursday showed manufacturing activity in the Philadelphia area grew at a slightly slower rate in the month of October.
U.S. Weekly Jobless Claims Edge Down To 210,000
First-time claims for U.S. unemployment benefits showed a modest decrease in the week ended October 13th, according to a report released by the Labor Department on Thursday. The report said initial jobless claims slipped to 210,000.
UK Retail Sales Decline On Food Sales
UK retail sales dropped more-than-expected in September reflecting the biggest decline in food store sales in almost two years, figures from the Office for National Statistics revealed Thursday. Retail sales including auto fuel fell 0.8 percent month-o…
European Economics Preview: UK Retail Sales Data Due
Retail sales from the UK are due on Thursday, headlining a light day for the European economic news. At 2.00 am ET, Destatis releases Germany’s wholesale prices for September. Prices had increased 0.3 percent on month in August.
Fed Continues To Favor “Gradual Approach” To Raising Rates
Amid recent concerns the Federal Reserve may raise interest rates more aggressively than currently anticipated, the minutes of the central bank’s September monetary policy meeting showed members continue to favor a “gradual approach” to hiking rates.
Cryptocurrency Daily Roundup – Oct. 17
Bitcoin and its peers are trading lower Wednesday after a mixed performance a day earlier, and the relative calm in the market has made analysts wonder if the top cryptocurrency has hit a bottom and is now preparing for a rally.
U.S. Housing Starts Pull Back Sharply, Building Permits Unexpectedly Drop
After reporting a substantial increase in new residential construction in the previous month, the Commerce Department released a report on Wednesday showing a bigger than expected pullback in U.S. housing starts in the month of September.
UK Inflation Eases More-Than-Expected On Food Prices
UK inflation slowed more-than-expected in September on falling food prices, giving space for the Bank of England to wait-and-watch for the outcome of Brexit negotiations. Consumer price inflation eased to 2.4 percent from 2.7 percent in August, figures…
European Economics Preview: UK Inflation Data Due
Inflation data is due from the UK on Wednesday, headlining a light day for the European economic news. At 2.00 am ET, the European Automobile Manufacturers Association is set to release new passenger car registrations for September.