Consumer sentiment hits six-month low on 'darkening cloud' of tariffs
Consumer sentiment was expected to fall in the preliminary reading of July.
US import prices unexpectedly drop in June
U.S. import price were forecast to rise 0.1 percent in June, after climbing 0.6 percent a month earlier.
Trump's tariffs are unlikely to cause a recession because they are leaving the most important part of the economy alone
The tit-for-tat trade war between the United States and China is not likely to cause a recession, according to MKM Partners, a Wall Street equity research and trading firm.
Consumer prices rise at the fastest pace in 6 years
In the 12 months through June, the CPI increased 2.9 percent, the biggest gain since February 2012.
US weekly jobless claims fall to a two-month low
The number of Americans filing for unemployment benefits fell more than expected last week, hitting a two-month low.
New insight into the cities and states battling to win Amazon's $5 billion HQ2
CNBC's 2018 America's Top States for Business, announced Tuesday, reveals new insight into the strengths and weaknesses of city finalists vying for Amazon's coveted $5 billion second headquarters.