Tagged: Economics reporting

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Coverage: New home sales fell 6.9% in January

New-home sales fell 6.9% in January from a month earlier to a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 607,000, the Commerce Department said Thursday. David Harrison and Sarah Chaney of The Wall Street Journal had the news: Economists surveyed...

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Coverage: Job growth slowed in February

The breakneck pace of hiring slumped in February, a sign that U.S. growth is cooling, though strong wage growth and earlier robust job gains suggest the economy’s near decadelong expansion will endure. Sarah Chaney of...