As U.S. economic announcements picked up from a lull at the start of August, a number of indicators missed Wall Street’s estimates. But that wasn’t necessarily because conditions were worsening substantially.
Take the initial jobless claims report out last Thursday. While a miss, the 2,000 person increase was viewed as good news from the Street. The headline figure remained below 375,000, which is generally the rate needed to lower the unemployment rate.
Below, a look at all of the major data released over the last seven days.
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