Vince Golle

Government, Business

Core Consumer-Price Index Fell by Most on Record in April

A "Spread The Love Not The Germs" sign is displayed at a mall in Dallas. A "Spread The Love Not The Germs" sign is displayed at a mall in Dallas. (Cooper Nell/Bloomberg News)

A key measure of U.S. consumer prices declined in April by the most on record as travel and apparel spending collapsed during the coronavirus pandemic.

Vince Golle | Bloomberg News
May 12, 2020
Business, Equipment

US Equipment Orders Fell More Than Forecast in February

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U.S. factories received fewer orders for business equipment than forecast in February, just before the coronavirus-related demand shock that will likely lead a massive pullback in corporate investment.

Vince Golle | Bloomberg News
March 25, 2020
Business, Equipment

Orders for US Business Equipment Jumped at Start of Year

A construction site in downtown Nashville in 2019. A construction site in downtown Nashville in 2019. (Eilon Paz/Bloomberg News)

Orders placed with U.S. factories for business equipment increased in January by the most in a year, representing a respite in the corporate investment slowdown that weighed on the economy last year.

Vince Golle | Bloomberg News
February 27, 2020
Business

Retail Sales Post Solid Advance to Close Moderate 2019

Woman shopping Customers shop at Christkindlmarkt in Bethlehem, Pa., on Dec. 6, 2019. Retail sales posted a 5.8% gain year-over-year in December. (Matt Rourke/Associated Press)

U.S. retail sales strengthened in December, thanks to a late holiday-shopping rush that wrapped up a more moderate year of spending at the nation’s merchants.

Vince Golle | Bloomberg News
January 16, 2020
Government, Business

US Core Consumer-Price Gauge Climbs Less Than Forecast

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A gauge of underlying U.S. inflation rose less than forecast in December, restrained in part by a deceleration in shelter costs and underscoring the Federal Reserve’s view that price pressures are muted.

Vince Golle | Bloomberg News
January 14, 2020
Government, Business

Jobs, Stocks Boost Consumers’ Outlook on Economy

Consumers Shoppers at the Menlo Park Mall in Edison, N.J. (Michael Nagle/Bloomberg News)

American consumers are more upbeat about the economy than at any time in more than a year against a backdrop of steady job gains and record stock prices.

Vince Golle | Bloomberg News
December 19, 2019
Government, Business

Consumer Sentiment Rises to Three-Month High

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Sentiment among American consumers posted a surprise jump in October amid expectations for rising incomes and lower inflation, indicating households will continue to extend the longest-running U.S. expansion.

Vince Golle | Bloomberg News
October 11, 2019
Government, Business

Growth at US Service Firms Quickens While Employment Cools

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Growth at U.S. service industries in August comfortably topped expectations on the sharpest monthly rebound in business activity since early 2008, favorable figures that were tempered by a slowdown in hiring.

Vince Golle | Bloomberg News
September 5, 2019
Government, Business

Soaring Cost of Trucking Threatens to Stoke US Inflation

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The tightest trucking market in years is testing the limits of an otherwise well-conditioned U.S. economic expansion. It also is tinder for accelerating inflation should the capacity constraints spark moves by companies to pass on those higher delivery costs.

Vince Golle | Bloomberg News
July 11, 2018
Business, Fuel

Higher Gas Prices Push US Consumer Comfort to Seven-Week Low

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Rising prices at the gas pump helped drive U.S. household sentiment to a seven-week low at the end of April, the Bloomberg Consumer Comfort Index showed May 3.

Vince Golle | Bloomberg News
May 3, 2018

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