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U.S. government shutdown may depress January job growth

A partial shutdown of the U.S. government could slash job growth by as much as 500,000 in January and lift the unemployment rate above 4.0 percent unless the impasse in Washington is resolved before next Friday, economists warned......»»

Category: topSource: reutersJan 11th, 2019

Economic Report: Leading index for U.S. economy falls in January, but there’s a catch

A survey of economic conditions in the U.S. fell in January and reflected a recent slowdown in growth, but there was a catch: The latest results were incomplete because of the recently ended government shutdown.....»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchFeb 21st, 2019

Expansion of U.S. Services SectorSlowed in January

The U.S. services sector expanded at a slower pace in January, a sign uncertainty surrounding the partial government shutdown pinched growth in the first month of the year......»»

Category: smallbizSource: wsjFeb 6th, 2019

U.S. Factory-Sector Growth Accelerated in January

Growth picked up for U.S. manufacturers in January, a sign strong factory-sector demand and output overrode uncertainty surrounding the partial government shutdown in the first month of the year......»»

Category: smallbizSource: wsjFeb 2nd, 2019

Economy Notches 100th Straight Month of Increased Employment

Tested in January by a government shutdown, market volatility and uncertainty about global growth, the U.S. labor market notched its 100th straight month of increased employment......»»

Category: smallbizSource: wsjFeb 2nd, 2019

Jobs Report Reminded Investors the US Economy is Strong and Business is Good

$DIA, $SPY, $QQQ, $RUTX, $VXX The US Jobs Report for January provided reminder that US labor market remained strong despite growth worries, market volatility, and partial government shutdown. Plus, January ISM Manufacturing Index up higher than expe.....»»

Category: topSource: livetradingnewsFeb 1st, 2019

U.S. job growth likely slowed; minimal hit seen from government shutdown

U.S. job growth likely slowed in January after December's weather-related outsized surge, but the pace of hiring probably remains fast enough to support the economy amid a darkening outlook resulting from government policy and cooling global economies......»»

Category: topSource: reutersFeb 1st, 2019

ADP Sets Stage for Strong Payrolls Gains in January From Labor Department

The economic reports for January have so far been a bit puzzling. While the readings have indicated slower growth, things were complicated by the long partial government shutdown......»»

Category: blogSource: 247wallstJan 30th, 2019

US new-home sales fell 6.9 percent in January

Sales of new U.S. homes slumped 6.9 percent in January, a possible sign that buyers paused during the government shutdown......»»

Category: topSource: foxnewsMar 14th, 2019

January New Home Sales Tumble, Prices Dip

Sales of new homes dropped by 4% year over year in January and 7% compared to December. Unusually cold weather, a partial government shutdown, and substantial upward revision in December's total all........»»

Category: blogSource: 247wallstMar 14th, 2019

Sales of new homes tumbled nearly 7 percent in January

Sales of new U.S. homes slumped 6.9 percent in January, a possible sign that buyers paused during the government shutdown. .....»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralMar 14th, 2019

HP’s Laptop Battery Recall, Interrupted by the Government Shutdown, Expands by 78,500 More Computers

This is in addition to the 50,000 recalled in January. HP is .....»»

Category: europeSource: fortuneMar 13th, 2019

February Small Business Optimism Posts Slight Recovery

Small business optimism rose less than economists expected in February following a big tumble in January primarily due to the partial government shutdown that had begun in late December......»»

Category: blogSource: 247wallstMar 12th, 2019

February small business optimism posts slight recovery

Small business optimism rose less than economists expected in February following a big tumble in January primarily due to the partial government shutdown that had begun in late December......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralMar 12th, 2019

US Consumers Cautious, Retail Sale Up a Bit

US retail sales ex-automobiles rose slightly in January after a sharp drop in December, reflecting cautious optimism taken by consumers after athe 35 day partial government shutdown. The Commer.....»»

Category: topSource: livetradingnewsMar 11th, 2019

US Economy Grew The Most Since 2005 Last Year After Unexpectedly Strong Q4 GDP Print

Following a one month delay due to the government shutdown in January, moments ago the BEA reported GDP for the fourth quarter combining both its first and second estimates,.....»»

Category: blogSource: zerohedgeFeb 28th, 2019

Home Depot Plans $15 Billion Buyback after Polar Vortex and Government Shutdown Hit Earnings

Quarterly earnings fell short of analysts’ expectations, casting doubt on a growth story that has lifted the stock 50 percent in the pa.....»»

Category: europeSource: fortuneFeb 26th, 2019

U.S. leading economic indicators fall in January, some components estimated

The index of U.S. leading economic indicators declined 0.1 percent in January, the Conference Board said on Thursday, but it advised that some of the components of the index were estimated due to the government shutdown......»»

Category: topSource: reutersFeb 21st, 2019

Southwest cuts growth forecast on government shutdown pain

Southwest Airlines Co cut its forecast for first-quarter revenue per seat mile on Wednesday, citing weak passenger demand and a $60 million hit to first-quarter sales from the longest partial U.S. government shutdown......»»

Category: topSource: reutersFeb 20th, 2019

Strong Consumer Sentiment Recovery Isn’t Just About the End of the Government Shutdown

Consumer sentiment had been expected to recover from January's lows due to the federal government shutdown, but the University of Michigan's survey delivered an even stronger recovery than expected......»»

Category: blogSource: 247wallstFeb 15th, 2019

Stocks buoyed by deal to avert U.S. government shutdown

Asian shares gained on Tuesday as investors hoped a new round of U.S.-China trade talks would help to resolve a dispute that has dented global growth and some corporate earnings......»»

Category: topSource: reutersFeb 12th, 2019