Michelle Jamrisko

Business

Factory Production Falls More Than Expected on Vehicle Output

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Factory production fell more than forecast in May, reflecting declining output of vehicles and business equipment that show U.S. manufacturing is still hobbled by weak global demand.

Michelle Jamrisko | Bloomberg News
June 15, 2016
Business

Job Openings Rose in April to Match Highest on Record

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Job openings unexpectedly rose in April to match the highest level since records began in 2000, showing underlying demand in the labor market ahead of a sharp deceleration in payrolls last month, according to the Labor Department.

Michelle Jamrisko | Bloomberg News
June 8, 2016
Business

New-Home Sales Surge to Highest Level in Eight Years

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Purchases of new homes in the United States surged in April to the highest level since the start of 2008, pointing to a robust spring selling season for builders.

Michelle Jamrisko | Bloomberg News
May 24, 2016
Business

Jobless Claims Dropped Last Week From a One-Year High

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Filings for U.S. unemployment benefits declined last week from a more than one-year high, as a plunge in New York returned claims to a level consistent with a firm labor market.

Michelle Jamrisko | Bloomberg News
May 19, 2016
Business

Confidence Among Homebuilders Held Steady in May

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Confidence among U.S. homebuilders held steady in May, signaling limited progress in residential real estate during the busy spring selling season, National Association of Home Builders/Wells Fargo data showed May 16.

Michelle Jamrisko | Bloomberg News
May 16, 2016
Business

Retail Sales Rise Most in a Year, Marking US Consumer Comeback

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Sales at retailers jumped in April by the most in a year, indicating consumer spending will help the U.S. economy recover from a slowdown earlier this year.

Michelle Jamrisko | Bloomberg News
May 13, 2016
Business

Wholesale Prices Increase for First Time in Three Months

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U.S. wholesale prices rose in April for the first time in three months, buoyed by firmer costs for portfolio management services.

Michelle Jamrisko | Bloomberg News
May 13, 2016
Business, Logistics

Consumer Comfort Drops to Five-Month Low on Economic Views

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Consumer confidence fell last week to a five-month low as Americans became more downbeat about the economy, Bloomberg Consumer Comfort data showed May 12.

Michelle Jamrisko | Bloomberg News
May 12, 2016
Business

Jobless Claims Increase to Highest Level in Five Weeks

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Applications for unemployment benefits increased to a five-week high, a sign that progress in the strongest part of the U.S. economy may be moderating.

Michelle Jamrisko | Bloomberg News
May 5, 2016
Business

US Trade Deficit Narrows as Imports Slump Most in Seven Years

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America’s trade deficit shrank more than forecast in March as imports fell in percentage terms by the most in seven years and outpaced a decline in shipments overseas.

Michelle Jamrisko | Bloomberg News
May 4, 2016

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