In this week’s recap: a bit more inflation pressure, a big fall retail sales gain, another setback for light sweet crude, and a down week on Wall Street.
In this week’s recap: swift service sector expansion, sustained consumer optimism, a surge in wholesale inflation, and gains for equities.
In this week’s recap: exceptional jobs data, a rally on Wall Street, high marks for consumer confidence and spending, and a dip for a key factory indicator.
In this week’s recap: a first-rate Q3 GDP reading, mixed housing indicators, slightly weaker household sentiment, and a significant retreat for equities.
In this week’s recap: home sales lag, retail sales barely improve, new Fed minutes discuss staying the course, and major equity indices advance.
In this week’s recap: more downward pressure on equities, retiree incomes get a boost, yearly inflation declines, and consumer sentiment misses expectations.