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Pimco's Mohamed El-Erian is scratching his head about where the Federal Reserve is getting its projections for U.S. economic growth.
Confidence among the nation's home builders in July jumped to the highest level since January of 2006, according to a monthly index from the National Association of Home Builders.
U.S. industrial production rose slightly more than expected in June as manufacturing output picked up speed, a welcome sign for an economy that appears to have slowed sharply.
U.S. consumer prices rose more than expected in June as gasoline prices jumped, but underlying inflation pressure remained benign.
A study on ethical conduct surveyed 250 industry insiders, a quarter of whom said they would engage in insider trading to make $10 million if there were no repercussions.
Will the markets face a negative GDP number in Q2? CNBC's Steve Liesman, offers insight; and Jack Ablin, BMO Private Bank; Jim Iuorio, TJM Institutional Services; and Simon Hobbs discuss.
US business inventories rose marginally in May as sales rebounded, adding to a raft of data that have pointed to a sharp slowdown in economic growth in the second quarter.
Jeff Cox, John Carney, Cadie Thompson and Patti Domm debate the earnings game.
Oil prices should be about half of today's $105 a barrel by the end of the year, but that doesn't translate to $2 a gallon gas prices, Gulf Oil CEO Joe Petrowski tells CNBC.
The price of gold could fall below $800 an ounce over a long-term horizon, a drop of some $500 from its current level, Duke University’s Campbell Harvey told CNBC on Monday.
US retail sales rose less than expected, adding to signs of a slowdown in growth, while a separate report showed that growth in NY's manufacturing sector accelerated in July.
The official economic numbers that China released Monday are dramatically over-estimating growth there, the author of "The Coming Collapse of China" tells CNBC.
The chief equity strategist at Nuveen Asset Management is most bothered about the lack of growth, which he says needs to kick in soon to keep the market going.
America’s highway bridges are falling apart faster than many states can fix them. And some are making the problem worse.
Dozens of earnings reports and two days of Fed testimony could make the coming week a tense time for bulls, who are hoping to see stocks keep breaking out to new highs.
The latest Fed speak is divided, with one official calling for an early end to bond buying and another saying it's too soon to tell. A third said — Hey, divergent views at the Fed are healthy!
UPS estimated second-quarter profit below analysts' expectations, hurt by overcapacity in the global air freight market and a slowing U.S. industrial economy.
The big banks should not be allowed to dip into FDIC-insured deposits to engage in risky trading activities, Sen. Elizabeth Warren, D-Mass., said on CNBC Friday, as she pushed for a new, modern-day bank breakup bill.
U.S. producer prices rose more than expected in June, pointing to an apparent increase in inflationary pressures that could raise eyebrows at the Federal Reserve.
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.