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Higher tax revenue, thanks to the economy, and lower spending, thanks to the sequester, combine to put Washington in the black. That could reduce pressure on Congress for a deal.
The Cost of Living is one of the categories we measure as we rank America's Top States for Business. The lower the cost of living, the higher the score.
The U.S. economy is improving despite a few global uncertainties and mixed signals from the Federal Reserve, according to the latest CNBC Global CFO Council Survey.
The number of Americans filing new claims for unemployment benefits rose last week. Meanwhile, prices for U.S. imports and exports fell in June for the fourth straight month.
Gold soared almost 3 percent to a two-and-a-half week high on Thursday, but analysts are still not convinced the metal is a good long-term buy.
U.S. foreclosure activity in June fell to the lowest level since December of 2006, but certain states are seeing a rise in activity.
Gasoline is expected to jump 10 to 20 cents per gallon in the next several days, as rising oil prices and peak driving season create a perfect storm for higher prices.
You don't see it now, and you won't for a few months, but higher mortgage raise will force a major pause in the housing recovery.
The average cost of one item related to home price, a half-gallon of milk, doctor visit, even a pound of ground beef give an idea of prices in the most expensive areas in 10 states.
US wholesale inventories fell, the second straight monthly decline and a sign that restocking by businesses could weigh against economic growth in the second quarter.
If there is a global currency devaluation war, the U.S. is losing. Of course, that's good news for those who like a strong American currency.
An unrelenting surge in interest rates for US home mortgages pushed borrowing costs to their highest level in two years, stymieing demand from potential homeowners.
Doug Kass presents a stark warning about what earnings will bring.
Hobbled by student loan debt and a weak job market, many young adults wonder if they'll ever be comfortable enough financially to have kids.
The International Monetary Fund downgraded its global growth outlook for 2013 on Tuesday, and warned of three "new risks" that threaten to derail the global economic recovery.
Small business optimism fell in June from its one-year high as an uncertain recovery continues to unfold.
The fertility rate has fallen sharply since the nation went into recession in 2007. "When times are bad, births go down," one researcher said.
If this is the most-hated bull market ever, maybe there's good reason for it. The rally this year looks good on paper but has come on the backs of some ugly internals.
The FDIC on Tuesday will propose a leverage rule requiring big banks to have common equity equal to at least 5 percent of their assets, sources tell CNBC.
The Federal Reserve should begin its move away from easy money now in order to strengthen a "tepid recovery," the head of a heavy machinery making company tells CNBC.