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Foreign buyers of U.S. Treasury securities trimmed their holdings in July after hitting a record level in June. The two biggest purchasers, China and Japan, both cut back.
"Extended period." 6.5 percent unemployment. "Considerable time."
When the Federal Reserve issues a policy statement after it meets this week, the financial world will be on high alert for two words:
U.S. manufacturing output declined in August for the first time in seven months, reflecting a sharp fall in production at auto plants that was due mainly to seasonal adjustment problems.
The Federal Reserve has created a new committee headed by the central bank's No. 2 official tasked with monitoring potential threats to the nation's financial system.
Stockpiles held by U.S. businesses rose by a moderate amount in July while sales increased at the fastest pace in three months.
The federal government ran a lower budget deficit this August than a year ago, remaining on track to record the lowest deficit for the entire year since 2008.
Stockpiles held by U.S. wholesale businesses edged up in July by the smallest amount in a year while sales rose at a healthy clip.
The richest 10 percent of Americans were the only group whose median incomes rose in the past three years, the Federal Reserve said Thursday in a report on consumer finances.
U.S. workers' productivity increased in the April-June quarter after a big decline in the first quarter while their labor costs edged down slightly.