American factories grew last month at the slowest pace in more than two years.
Fewer Americans signed contracts to buy homes in November as higher mortgage rates and prices squeezed would-be buyers out of the market, especially in the West.
U.S. consumer confidence tumbled this month as Americans began to worry that economic growth will moderate next year.
Record imports in October drove the U.S. trade deficit to the highest level in a decade.
The United States and China reached a 90-day ceasefire in a trade dispute that has rattled financial markets and threatened world economic growth.
When President Donald Trump sits down for dinner Saturday with Chinese leader Xi Jinping, their table talk will undoubtedly have a global impact.
U.S. consumer confidence slipped this month but remains strong.
U.S. home sales rose in October, breaking a six-month losing streak.
Record imports expanded the U.S. trade deficit for the fourth straight month in September.
U.S. consumer confidence rose again this month, hitting a new 18-year high.