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    The US service economy posted higher revenues in virtually every category in the second quarter, as healthcare spending rebounded following an unexpected decline in the first three months of the year. Spending increased in the three main service sectors tracked by the quarterly monitor, the Census Bureau reported today in its Quarterly Services Survey. Revenues

  • Forex » US Durable Goods Orders Rise Significantly
    April 24, 2014, 12:33 GMT

    The US Census Bureau and the Department of Labor have just published updates on North America’s economic situation. The headline figure is the March Durable Goods Orders which has come in at 2.6%, up from last month’s 2.2% and beating the market consensus estimate for 2.0%. When transportation is stripped out from this data the

  • US durable goods orders fell 2 percent in October, after the 16-day government shutdown weighed on business confidence and delayed large-scale investments in machinery. The monthly indicator was in-line with median estimates, according to Bloomberg. The monthly report on durable goods is one of the mostly closely monitored by market participants in the foreign exchange

  • Forex » US dollar trades flat on durable goods
    August 27, 2013, 08:49 GMT

    The US dollar traded flat against a basket of its peers following a negative release from the US Census Bureau. Durable Goods Orders declined 7.3 percent in July, worse than the expected reading of -3.6 percent. The decline comes after three consecutive monthly increases, including a 3.9 percent hike in June. In total, new orders