People inspect a John Deere tractor at an agriculture expo in February. U.S. second-quarter GDP growth was revised up Thursday, as business spending on new buildings, machinery and research and development efforts grew more than initially estimated.
After a bleak start to the year, the U.S. economy grew at a brisk annual rate of 4.2 percent in the April-June quarter, the government said Thursday, slightly faster than it had first estimated.
NEW YORK Aug 28 (Reuters) - The dollar got a lift from better-than-expected U.S. growth data on Thursday as the euro fell amid reawakened investors' worries about a serious escalation in tensions between Ukraine and Russia.
Market Basket employees Eduin Uribe, left, and Kevin Pineda hoist a sign at a Market Basket supermarket location, Thursday, Aug. 28, 2014, in Chelsea, Mass.
U.S. home buyers signed more contracts to buy existing homes in July, rebounding from a drop in June. The National Association of Realtors' monthly "pending home sales" index rose 3.3 percent in July over June but is still 2.1 percent below its level in July ...