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The key measure of consumer's attitudes was better than expected this month.
The slide was led by a drop in housing permits and weak new orders in manufacturing.
Saudi Arabia and other Persian Gulf countries are gobbling up farmland in drought-afflicted regions of the U.S. Southwest.
Import prices have dropped in 16 of the last 18 months, a sign that they will continue to weigh on consumer goods prices.
The number of Americans filing for jobless claims unexpectedly rose last week, but remained below levels associated with a healthy jobs market.
The Treasury Department said Wednesday that it would begin identifying and tracking secret buyers of high-end properties. The NYT reports.
Slower but more sustainable, economic growth in China will benefit the world in the long-term, the head of the IMF said on Tuesday.
China's economic expansion may be far less than official estimates of 6.8 percent and could be closer to 2.4 percent, according to a new report.
Stanley Fischer, Federal Reserve vice chairman, talks about the Fed's accommodative policy and the link between the fed funds rate and what banks pay their depositors. Also Fischer discusses whether the Fed will be able to get inflation back to two percent.
We have to act on incoming events and we don't know now how many there will be, says Stanley Fischer, Federal Reserve vice chairman, sharing his view on raising interest rates this year.
CNBC's Steve Liesman talks with Stanley Fischer, Federal Reserve vice chairman about rumors of North Korea testing a hydrogen bomb, uncertainty in China and the Fed's rate hike in December.
CNBC's Andrew Ross Sorkin delves into the latest conflict-ridden practice on Wall Street, reports The New York Times.
The U.S. is still the best house on a bad block, says Vincent Reinhart, Morgan Stanley managing director & chief U.S. economist, sharing his thoughts on the Fed's path and the prospects for economic growth in the U.S.
CNBC's Steve Liesman takes a look at comments from Fed officials on the U.S. economy.
Consumer confidence hit 96.5 in December, up from 90.4 the previous month.
John Ryding, RDQ Economics, provides insight to the Fed's path going forward and the likelihood of interest rate hikes.
Richard Fisher, Fmr. US Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas president, weighs in on Fed policy and how aggressive it will likely become.
The Fed's Open Market Committee meets for the final time this year on Wednesday, and is widely expected to announce the first rate hike since 2006.
The Fed just took away the punch bowl away and shut down this party. So what should bond investors do in 2016?
There's a credit crunch that's freezing the economy. Time for the Fed to raise rates and get it thawing, says Rich Danker.