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  1. US consumer spending rises just 0.1% in August

    Associated Press via Yahoo FinanceSep 27 16:58 PM

    American consumers boosted their spending by just 0.1% in August, the smallest gain in six months, even as their incomes rose at a solid pace. Personal income increased 0.4%, up from ...

  2. U.S. Economy Cools on Consumer Spending, Equipment Orders

    Bloomberg via Yahoo FinanceSep 27 15:45 PM

    Consumer spending on goods and services, which accounts for about two-thirds of gross domestic product, increased 0.1% from July, the smallest gain in six months, Commerce Department ...

  3. Cooling U.S. consumer spending underscores risks to economy

    Reuters via Yahoo FinanceSep 27 13:37 PM

    U.S. consumer spending barely rose in August and business investment remained subdued amid lingering trade tensions, prompting economists to slash their economic growth estimates for ...

  4. U.S. consumer spending slows; business investment weak

    Reuters via Yahoo FinanceSep 27 14:09 PM

    U.S. consumer spending barely rose in August and business investment remained weak, suggesting the economy was losing momentum as trade tensions linger. Still, the reports on Friday from ...

  5. US construction spending up slight 0.1% in August

    Associated Press via Yahoo FinanceOct 01 14:15 PM

    U.S. construction spending edged up a disappointing 0.1% in August as continued weakness in nonresidential construction offset the best gain in home building in nine months. The latest ...

  6. The relatively downbeat survey from the Conference Board on Tuesday...fears of a recession that had been assuaged somewhat by strong August retail sales, industrial production and housing data ...

  7. At 9:31 a.m. (1331 GMT), the Canadian dollar was trading nearly unchanged at 1.3252 to the greenback, or 75.46 U.S. cents.

  8. “Medicare is our second-largest federal government program, and it's the quickest-growing because of rising health care costs,” Goldwein said on Yahoo Finance's YFi PM.

  9. Philadelphia Federal Reserve Bank President Patrick Harker said in New York on Friday he opposed the central bank's September rate cut and thinks the Fed should "hold firm" on interest ...

  10. Rising Income Inequality Is a Fiscal Risk: Moody’s

    The Fiscal Times via Yahoo FinanceOct 01 22:00 PM

    “Rising age-related entitlement spending, higher debt service payments, increased discretionary spending and revenue loss from tax cuts are contributing to wider fiscal deficits ...

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