The Consumer Price Index falls 0.1% in August, highlighting the interest-rate dilemma facing the Federal Reserve.
The case for raising interest rates is worryingly hazy.
An International Energy Agency forecast is the gloomiest for U.S. oil production since crude prices crashed last month.
Executives' outlooks have taken a turn for the worse around the globe.
August’s fall in import prices was led by a steep monthly decline in the price of imported fuel, which plunged 13.3%.
The Conference Board said Tuesday its employment trends index increased to 128.82 last month from 127.64 in July.
The South Korean company faces a second slow year.
A modest gain in jobs last month, along with a further decline in unemployment, sends mixed signals to the Fed ahead of its September meeting.
An historic opportunity to improve infrastructure on the cheap is in danger of being squandered.
Latest "Beige Book" survey may fuel confidence in the economy as the central bank considers interest-rate policy later this month.