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Private payrolls post first drop since April as 2021-01-06 08:26:22The decrease of 123,000 provided a stark sign that the U.S. economy had cooled considerably heading into the end of 2020.

Cash in circulation is soaring, and that usually 2021-01-06 08:01:00Currency in circulation soared at a rate unseen since World War II last year, providing what historically has been a good sign for the economy.

Mortgage demand from homebuyers pulled back sharply, even 2021-01-06 07:00:01The stunning surge in home buying demand, brought on by the coronavirus pandemic, may finally be easing up.

Home prices are rising faster in the middle 2021-01-04 10:19:54Home prices are rising across the nation, but the usual geographical trends are being turned on their heads by the coronavirus pandemic.

Weekly jobless claims fall for a second straight 2020-12-31 13:44:28The number of people filing for unemployment benefits for the first time unexpectedly fell last week, marking its second straight decline.

November new home sales fall more than expected, 2020-12-23 13:37:18Sales of newly built homes came in far weaker than expected for November, and builder stocks are not taking it well.

Weekly jobless claims rise less than expected, but 2020-12-23 09:27:56The number of first-time unemployment-benefits filers decelerated to 803,000 in the week ending Dec. 19.

Existing home sales decline for the first time 2020-12-22 10:48:47After five consecutive months of gains, closed sales of existing homes turned lower in November from October.

Weekly jobless claims unexpectedly rise, hit highest level 2020-12-17 09:53:17Jobless claims unexpectedly rose as lawmakers struggle to push through additional coronavirus stimulus measures.

Fed commits to keep buying bonds until the 2020-12-16 15:38:16The Federal Reserve made a key adjustment in its efforts to support the economy, while upgrading its outlook for growth.

Fed raises its economic outlook slightly, sees 4.2% 2020-12-16 15:00:53The central bank now expects real gross domestic product to fall just 2.4% in 2020, compared to the decline of 3.7% predicted in September.

Homebuilder confidence drops from record high as rising 2020-12-16 10:17:48Homebuilder confidence in the single-family housing market pulled back in December. Builders say they are concerned that buyers are feeling shock.

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The December Numbers Were Awful, but the Economy 2021-01-08 10:46:55Among the reasons for optimism: the prospect of widespread vaccination, and a Congress more open to stimulus spending.

Biden Selects Heads of Labor, Commerce and Small 2021-01-07 22:14:39With his victory secured, the president-elect moved to fill out his economic team.

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Unemployment Claims Show Continuing Pressure on Job Market 2021-01-07 17:38:28Employers remain cautious about hiring, one economist says, “but the resurgence of the virus is really the main culprit.”

Biden Picks Gina M. Raimondo for Commerce Secretary 2021-01-07 16:37:43The incoming administration will select Gina M. Raimondo, a moderate Democrat, to guide a sprawling department critical to business and technology.

Federal Reserve Officials Fretted Over Covid Surge at 2021-01-06 15:27:18Minutes from the central bank's December gathering show that the chair, Jerome H. Powell, and his colleagues were hoping for a 2021 rebound.

Here Are the 8 Chinese Apps Trump Banned 2021-01-06 05:38:24The White House took a surprise parting shot at China on Tuesday by banning the popular Chinese payment service and other applications.

The Pandemic Sank Auto Sales. Vaccines Could Bring 2021-01-05 18:15:35Carmakers say new models should also help lift the industry in 2021, after a 15 percent decline in its slowest year since it recovered from the Great

New York Real Estate Begins Its Recovery 2021-01-05 09:19:24Real estate sales picked up in the final months of 2020, but not enough to make up for the shutdown in the early months of the pandemic.

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