Euro zone business growth at four-year high, France lags further Sep 3, 2015 06:41AM

By Jonathan Cable

LONDON (Reuters) - Euro zone business activity accelerated at its fastest pace in more than four years last month, according to surveys that highlighted an ongoing divergence between laggard France and the other big economies in the currency bloc.

A generally upbeat set of surveys will provide some welcome news for the European Central Bank, although they still only point to modest third-quarter GDP growth considering... (continue reading...)


Crude Inventory Increases 4.67M Barrels Sep 2, 2015 10:33AM

(Updated - September 2, 2015 10:33 AM EDT)

  • Crude Inventory 4.67M Barrels vs 444K Expected
  • Cushing -388K vs 466K Expected
  • Gasoline inventory -271K vs -1.6M Expected
  • Distillate 115K vs 944K Expected

U.S. crude oil refinery inputs averaged 16.4 million barrels per day during the week ending August 28, 2015, 269,000 barrels per day less than the previous week’s average. Refineries operated at 92.8% of their operable capacity last week. Gasoline production increased last week,... (continue reading...)


July Factory Orders 0.4% vs 0.9% Expected Sep 2, 2015 10:00AM

July Factory Orders 0.4% vs 0.9% Expected


ISM New York 51.1 vs 68.8 Prior Sep 2, 2015 09:45AM

ISM New York 51.1 vs 68.8 Prior


U.S. second-quarter productivity strongest in one-and-a-half years Sep 2, 2015 08:36AM

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. nonfarm productivity increased at its strongest pace in 1-1/2 years in the second quarter, keeping wage inflation subdued for now.

The Labor Department on Wednesday revised productivity to show it rising at a 3.3 percent annual rate, the quickest since the fourth quarter of 2013, instead of the 1.3 percent pace reported last month.

Economists polled by Reuters had forecast productivity, which measures hourly... (continue reading...)


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Sep 2, 2015 08:21AM U.S. private payrolls rise steadily; productivity revised up
Sep 2, 2015 08:15AM ADP Employment Change 190K vs 200K Expected
Sep 2, 2015 07:02AM U.S. mortgage applications rise in latest week: MBA
Sep 2, 2015 07:00AM MBA Mortgage Applications 11.3% vs 0.2% Prior
Sep 2, 2015 06:24AM IMF's Lagarde hopes China's economic transition will be orderly
Sep 1, 2015 10:13AM U.S. manufacturing sector growth slows in August - ISM
Sep 1, 2015 10:10AM U.S. construction spending rises to seven-year high
Sep 1, 2015 10:00AM July Construction Spending 0.7% vs 0.6% Expected
Sep 1, 2015 10:00AM ISM Manufacturing 51.1 vs 52.5 Expected
Sep 1, 2015 09:46AM Factory slowdown puts wrinkle in U.S. growth outlook
Sep 1, 2015 09:45AM Markit US Manufacturing PMI 53 vs 52.9 Expected
Sep 1, 2015 09:32AM Canada manufacturing falters again in August
Sep 1, 2015 08:59AM U.S. Comps Increased 1.3% Last Week - Redbook
Sep 1, 2015 07:59AM Macau Casino Revenue Declines 36%
Sep 1, 2015 07:12AM European Manufacutring Ticks Lower in August - Markit (FXE)
Sep 1, 2015 05:04AM Euro zone unemployment falls to three-year low in July
Sep 1, 2015 03:15AM China manufacturing contracts, euro zone and U.S. slows
Aug 31, 2015 11:34AM Russia to see bigger slump as global outlook worsens: Reuters poll
Aug 31, 2015 10:31AM Dallas Fed Manf. Activity -15.8 vs -4 Expected
Aug 31, 2015 09:48AM Chicago PMI declines in August, misses forecasts
Aug 31, 2015 08:31AM China eases housing investment rules again to boost economy
Aug 28, 2015 11:29AM U.S. economy seen growing 1.2 percent in third quarter: Atlanta Fed
Aug 28, 2015 10:07AM U.S. consumer sentiment falls in August
Aug 28, 2015 10:00AM U of M Sentiment 91.9 vs 93 Expected
Aug 28, 2015 09:33AM Brazil economy sinks into worse-than-expected recession
Aug 28, 2015 08:36AM Autos lift U.S. consumer spending; sentiment slips
Aug 28, 2015 08:30AM July Personal Income 0.4% vs 0.4% Expected; Spending 0.3% vs 0.4%
Aug 27, 2015 11:00AM Kansas City Fed Manf. Activity -9 vs -4 Expected
Aug 27, 2015 10:30AM UPDATE: Natural Gas Inventory 69 bcf vs 60 bcf Expected
Aug 27, 2015 10:03AM Pending home sales rise in July
Aug 27, 2015 10:00AM MoM Pending Home Sales 0.5% vs 1% Expected
Aug 27, 2015 08:35AM Jobless claims fall more than expected
Aug 27, 2015 08:30AM Initial Jobless Claims 271K vs 274K Expected
Aug 27, 2015 08:30AM Q2 GDP 3.7% vs 3.2% Expected
Aug 26, 2015 01:27PM TrueCar Projects August SAAR Increase of 17.4M Units
Aug 26, 2015 10:34AM UPDATE: EIA Crude Inventory Data Shows Sharp Decline
Aug 26, 2015 09:17AM U.S. housing market seen strong enough to handle Fed rate hikes: Reuters poll
Aug 26, 2015 08:39AM Strong capital spending plans boost growth outlook
Aug 26, 2015 08:30AM Durable Goods Orders 2% vs -0.4% Expected, Ex-Trans 0.6% vs 0.3%
Aug 26, 2015 08:23AM China August official factory PMI seen shrinking to three-year low
Aug 26, 2015 07:07AM Mortgage applications inch up in latest week: MBA
Aug 26, 2015 07:00AM MBA Mortgage Applications 0.2% vs 3.6% Prior
Aug 25, 2015 10:41AM CBO Now Sees Slower GDP Growth for 2015; Updates on Outlook Through 2025
Aug 25, 2015 10:13AM Consumer confidence, housing data signal economy's resilience
Aug 25, 2015 10:08AM New home sales rebound in July, supply improves
Aug 25, 2015 10:00AM Richmond Fed Manf. Index 0 vs 10 Expected
Aug 25, 2015 10:00AM Consumer Confidence Index 101.5 vs 93.4 Expected
Aug 25, 2015 10:00AM July New Home Sales 507K vs 510K Expected
Aug 25, 2015 09:50AM Services sector growth slows in August: Markit
Aug 25, 2015 09:45AM Markit US Services PMI 55.2 vs 55.1 Expected; Composite PMI 55
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