Durable goods orders fell 1.4% in February, a significant variance from economists' median forecast of a rise of 0.2%.
The consumer price index rose 0.2% in February, the largest increase since June 2014.
More global competitors use the Chinese currency to settle cross-border trade, 17%, compared with 10% of U.S.-based firms.
The risks for China are "mostly [to] the downside" and state-owned enterprises are “creating barriers to the expansion of private firms,” says the…
FOMC members also cut their median projections for the central bank's key interest rate to 0.625% for 2015 and 1.875% for 2016.
The proposed budget, which would reduce spending by $5.5 trillion in the next decade, will likely be opposed by many in the Senate.
Big names are allowing customers to pay with the cryptocurrency, but the amount of daily retail transactions is still very low.
U.S. manufacturing output fell 0.2% in February, with durable goods production falling 0.6%. Capacity utilization also declined.
In preliminary results for March, the University of Michigan's index of consumer sentiment fell to 91.2, from 95.4 last month.
Robust U.S. oil production and other factors are causing crude inventories to soar, setting the stage for another drop in oil prices.