WASHINGTON (AP) — The U.S. economy grew at a sizzling 5 percent annual rate last quarter, the fastest since 2003, fueled by consumer and business spending.
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There were several economic reports for market investors to sift through last week. Retail sales were flat in July due to weaker auto sales. Small business optimism improved in July as businesses planned to hire. Regarding hiring, the number of job openings grew in June. In an interesting observation, the number of workers quitting their jobs rose as well. Quitting a job is considered a sign of confidence in the labor market.
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theGRIO REPORT -- Investors received bullish signals on the economy last week. Small business optimism soared in April to its highest level in six years as companies plan to hire.
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WASHINGTON (AP) — The gap in employment rates between America's highest- and lowest-income families has stretched to its widest levels since officials began tracking the data a decade ago...