Economy of the United States
Deere Raises Sales Growth Outlook for 2017
“We are seeing signs that after several years of steep declines key agricultural markets may be stabilizing."
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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.
May Job Growth Much Higher Than Predicted
Latest jobs report may ease anxiety over how the U.S. economy would rebound from the first-quarter contraction.
IMF Advises Fed Not To Raise Rates Until 2016
Regardless of timing, higher U.S. policy interest rates could result in "a significant and abrupt rebalancing of international portfolios."
Across industry sectors, CFO optimism is tempered by an uncertain business environment.
Jobs Report: Good, Not Great
Nonfarm payrolls grew by 223,000 in April, slightly less than the 230,000 economists predicted.
U.S. GDP Grows Just 0.2%
Economic growth fell precipitously in the first quarter, hurt by declines in exports and lower business investment.
Job Gains Much Weaker Than Forecast
Nonfarm U.S. payrolls added only 126,000 jobs in March, more than 100,000 less than economists predicted.
Equipment Investment to Grow 6% in 2015
Software and equipment investment will maintain its momentum, growing 6% in 2015, says the Equipment Leasing & Finance Foundation.