The U.S. economy expanded more in the third quarter than initially estimated as unsold merchandise piled up at the fastest rate since early 1998, setting the stage for a possible slowdown in the final three months of the year.
NEW YORK (Reuters) - U.S. stocks fell on Thursday, with the Dow and S&P 500 dropping for a fifth straight session after a round of mixed economic data left traders guessing as to when the Federal Reserve would begin to slow its stimulus program.
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Logo of the United States Bureau of Economic Analysis, a part of the Department of Commerce. (Photo credit: Wikipedia). Economic growth is up while jobless claims are down, according to new economic data released Thursday morning.
NEW YORK - Fast-food workers and labor organizers marched, waved signs, and chanted in cities across the country on Thursday in a push for higher wages.