Consumer sentiment rocketed to its highest level in 15 years in early May as Americans grew more upbeat on the health of the economy and its path in 2019, according to data released Friday
China is running out of options to hit back at the United States without hurting its own interests, as Washington intensifies pressure on Beijing to correct trade imbalances in a challenge to China's state-led economic
U.S. business inventories were unchanged in March as sales increased by the most in more than two years, which could ease concerns of a broad build-up in inventories in the economy.
U.S. consumer prices rose moderately in April and underlying inflation remained muted, supporting the Federal Reserve's projection of no further interest rates increases this year.
U.S. job openings rebounded sharply in March, while the pace of hiring was little changed, pointing to a growing worker shortage that could slow employment growth this year.
The U.S. military is deploying the USS Abraham Lincoln Carrier Strike Group and a bomber task force to the Central Command region in the Middle East to send a "clear and unmistakable message" to Iran,
President Donald Trump on Sunday revived a threat to impose a 25 percent tariff on essentially all Chinese goods in order to prod Beijing into moving more quickly to reach a trade deal.
U.S. stocks rose in a broad-based rally on Friday as stronger-than-expected job growth in April coupled with muted wage gains left investors upbeat about the outlook for the economy and interest rates.