"Core" capital goods orders, a key gauge of business spending plans, rose last month.
While the Greek finance minister says he has made a credible offer to creditors, 19 EU leaders will meet for discussions at "the highest political…
However, interest-rate pressure could 'impair the financial flexibility of buyers as acquisitions become more expensive,' says the ratings agency.
The U.S. Consumer Price Index jumped 0.4% in May, the largest increase in two years.
Over the past 50 years, credit by banks and other institutions to households and businesses has grown three times as fast as economic activity.
Budget deficits would not substantially increase at first, but eventually they would begin to rise, says the Congressional Budget Office.
A chart intended to provide insight actually sows confusion.
Labor Department numbers for May should bolster the argument for an interest rate increase later this year.
Emerging markets disappoint because of strong Dollar, low commodities prices, and tha prospect of a Fed interest rate increase.
Lower overseas earnings due to the strong dollar is seen a bigest forex challenge for U.S. Multinationals