New U.S. single-family home sales unexpectedly rose in September, pointing to sustained demand for housing.
The Consumer Confidence Index hit 98.6 in October, down from 104.1 in September, according to data from The Conference Board.
A key economic measure edged higher in September, in line with expectations, according to The Conference Board on Thursday.
The National Association of Realtors says sales of existing homes rose 3.2 percent to a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 5.47 million.
CPI rose in September, suggesting a steady build-up of inflation pressures that could keep the Fed on track to raise rates in December.
U.S. industrial production barely rose in September as a rebound in manufacturing output was offset by a decline in utilities production.
Economists polled by Reuters had expected the index to rise to 1 in October. A reading above zero indicates expansion.
U.S. business inventories rose in August, boosted by a larger increase in stocks at retailers than previously estimated
Economists expected consumer sentiment to hit 92 in October, up from 89.8 in September's final reading, according to Thomson Reuters.
Bengt Holmstrom, Nobel Memorial Prize Winner, talks about his work with Oliver Hart about the role of incentives in economics.
Economic activity in the services sector grew for the 80th consecutive month, according to Institute for Supply Management.
A measure of consumers' attitudes rose this month because of higher income households.
Syriza has set Greece’s economy back two years, the leader of the country’s main opposition party said, as he called for snap elections.
Fed Chair Janet Yellen also tells Congress many of her colleagues believe it's appropriate to tighten rates this year if no significant new risks arise.
A key measure of consumers' attitudes increased in September.
The European Union must show that it benefits people's lives, ECB President Mario Draghi said, as the bloc remains in limbo following the U.K.'s Brexit vote.
A touted oil production freeze by Saudi Arabia might not be enough to boost crude prices, even if it goes ahead, the Russian finance minister told CNBC.
The head of a top Russian bank downplayed reports suggesting Putin has vast secret wealth, stressing the leader was “very much dedicated to his job.”
Nigeria's finance minister hinted on Monday that the country's government might opt for asset sales next year to boost the public coffers as the economy struggles.
A key measure of consumers' attitudes was unchanged this month, edging below expectations, according to preliminary data.