Jarrell Dillard

Government, Business

US Consumer Confidence Falls as Virus Surge Dampens Expectations

A shopper rides an escalator at the Hudson Yards mall in New York. A shopper rides an escalator at the Hudson Yards mall in New York. (Peter Foley/Bloomberg News)

U.S. consumer confidence fell in November to a three-month low as the coronavirus resurgence prompted a slide in Americans’ expectations for the economy and job market.

Jarrell Dillard | Bloomberg News
November 24, 2020
Government, Business

Initial Jobless Claims Rise for First Time in Five Weeks

A worker pours molten metal from a furnace at a castings facility in Salem, Ohio. A worker pours molten metal from a furnace at a castings facility in Salem, Ohio. (Ty Wright/Bloomberg News)

Applications for U.S. state unemployment benefits rose for the first time in five weeks and remained well above pre-COVID levels, suggesting the labor market recovery is slowing amid a surging pandemic and fresh business restrictions.

Jarrell Dillard | Bloomberg News
November 19, 2020
Government, Business

US Consumer Sentiment Unexpectedly Declines on Economic Views

Shoppers walk through the Queens Center shopping mall in Queens, N.Y., on Sept. 9. Peter Foley/Bloomberg News

U.S. consumer sentiment unexpectedly declined in early November as an increase in COVID-19 infections and the election prompted Americans to reassess their outlooks for the economy and finances.

Jarrell Dillard | Bloomberg News
November 13, 2020
Government, Business, Equipment

US Manufacturing Gauge Expands at Fastest Pace Since 2018

A worker welds a lawnmower frame. Luke Sharrett/Bloomberg News

U.S. manufacturing expanded in October at the fastest pace in more than two years, fueled by the strongest orders growth since early 2004 and a pickup in employment.

Jarrell Dillard | Bloomberg News
November 2, 2020
Business

US Consumer Comfort Falls to Seven-Week Low

Shoppers walk through the Queens Center shopping mall in Queens, N.Y., on Sept. 9. Shoppers walk through the Queens Center shopping mall in Queens, N.Y., on Sept. 9. (Peter Foley/Bloomberg News)

A weekly measure of U.S. consumer confidence fell to a seven-week low on significant declines in attitudes toward the economy and buying climate — just about two weeks before the presidential election.

Jarrell Dillard | Bloomberg News
October 22, 2020
Government, Business

Consumer Confidence in US Posts Biggest Gain in 17 Years

Consumer confidence rose dramatically in September. (Michael Nagle/Bloomberg News)

Consumer confidence rebounded in September by the most in more than 17 years as Americans grew more upbeat about the outlook for the economy and job market, though sentiment remained below pre-pandemic levels.

Jarrell Dillard | Bloomberg News
September 29, 2020
Government, Business, Safety

US Consumer Sentiment Climbs to Six-Month High in September

Shoppers are seen at the Queens Center shopping mall on Sept. 9. (Peter Foley/Bloomberg News)

U.S. consumer sentiment increased more than expected in early September to a six-month high as Americans grew more upbeat about the economy’s prospects.

Jarrell Dillard | Bloomberg News
September 18, 2020