US Economy

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U.S. stock index futures indicated a lower open on Friday as traders digested the release of key inflation data.

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U.S. stock index futures indicated a lower open on Friday morning as traders eyed comments from a series of Fed speakers.

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If the transportation industry is any indicator — and it usually is — then the economy could be on the brink of a downturn.

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Job openings increased in July, the Bureau of Labor Statistics said on Wednesday.

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A measure of consumers’ attitudes was slightly lower this month, according to new data.

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Economists believe the market is underestimating the odds of a 2016 rate hike, but investors have been burned by mixed signals, Drew Matus says.

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While 2016’s anemic growth level isn’t an automatic disqualifier for an interest rate increase, the bar just got a little higher.

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With the collapse in crude prices, lower oil revenues are hitting Alaska hard. Roughly 90 percent of the state government and one-third of all state jobs comes from oil money.

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With the nation’s political future still uncertain, vacation homebuyers are leery of the economy to put money down on a discretionary purchase.

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An analysis of the GDP reports suggests errors that should give investors, business executives and policymakers pause in relying on the data.

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Ogden has been working on remaking itself for the last 16 years, continuously tweaking its “Renaissance Plan,” which was developed after the city was chosen to host the downhill ski events for the 2002 Olympics.

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Despite worries of an economic downturn, the franchise industry is poised for another year of growth in 2016.

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Private companies created far more jobs than expected in December, a bright sign for an economy that has been otherwise struggling, according to the latest numbers from ADP and Moody’s Analytics.

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For some people, higher interest rates stand to be a very good thing indeed. It just may not be the people who usually benefit when rates rise, at least in the short run.