Tablet Market to Rebound (Slightly) in 2018
Tablet sales are expected to drop nearly 10% this year, but two years from now the detachables market could reinvigorate the category.
Pumped: CPI Lifted by Gas Prices
Energy prices rose 3.4%, including an 8.1% increase in the amount consumers paid for gasoline.
Did Treasury Target Pfizer-Allergan Inversion?
The Obama Administration and the Allergan CEO disagree about whether the government wanted specifically to kill the giant drug merger.
Is the U.S. Manufacturing Slump Easing?
At least half of the 18 industries tracked by the ISM expanded in February — the first time since August.
Service Industries Offset Manufacturing Slump
A non-manufacturing benchmark shows service providers unexpectedly expanded in October at the second-fastest pace in a decade.
Import Prices Fall Again In August
August’s fall in import prices was led by a steep monthly decline in the price of imported fuel, which plunged 13.3%.
Q2 GDP Higher Than Initially Thought
The size of the upward revision surprised economists and suggests the U.S. economy had some momentum entering the third quarter.
Core Capital Goods Orders Up Again In July
The 2.2% increase is the biggest since June 2014 and may help convince the Fed to go ahead with an interest rate hike this year.
Consumer Prices Rise Slightly in July
Despite the tame inflation trend, signs of an improving economy may keep the Fed on course to hike interest rates this year.
Auto Industry Boosts Manufacturing Output
Industrial production was up 0.6% in July but the manufacturing sector as a whole rose only 0.1%.
Oil Glut to Continue Through 2016
The International Energy Agency says a "rebalancing" between supply and demand is under way but it will be a lengthy process.