As Janet Yellen seeks to forge a consensus on a new strategy for communicating the Federal Reserve’s intention to keep rates low, she can reach for a six- year-old tool: the Fed’s quarterly forecasts.
Service providers from construction companies to retailers expanded in May at the fastest pace in nine months, signaling a broad-based rebound in the U.S. economy after a dismal first quarter.
Consumer prices rose in May by the most in more than a year, showing U.S. companies are gaining some pricing power as the economy strengthens, and the homebuilding industry stabilized after a first-quarter swoon.
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