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US consumer confidence tumbled in March as Americans turned more pessimistic about economic prospects in the short term, according to a private sector report released on Tuesday.
Sales of new US single-family homes fell more than expected in February, but steady gains in home prices suggested the housing market recovery remains intact.
Single-family home prices rose in January, starting the year with the biggest annual increase in six-and-a-half years in a fresh sign the housing market recovery remains on track, a closely watched survey showed on Tuesday.
Demand for long-lasting U.S. manufactured goods surged in February, suggesting factory activity continued to expand at a moderate pace.
Key measures of Americans' attitudes toward their homes and the stock market surged in the latest CNBC All-America Economic Survey.
It was going to be a disaster! It would crush the recovery! In fact, nearly half of Americans didn't even notice they had less money in their paychecks.
Excess cash plus easy access to credit is driving up land values across the Midwest, stoking fears that a farmland bubble is building that may soon burst. USA Today reports.
The boom in new oil and natural gas flowing through U.S. pipelines is beginning to ripple through the wider American economy.
A new survey finds Boomers' fears about finances have abated, with nearly a quarter of them feeling more secure than they did 12 months ago.
Research by Wells Capital suggests that any sudden rise in bond yields after a Federal Reserve exit will benefit stocks.
After reaching fever pitch during the cash-strapped economic downturn, coupon usage appears to be waning, but not for lack of consumer interest, according to a new report.
The higher payroll tax and rising gas prices are prompting consumers to dine out less. But could tax refunds in the mail bring relief to the sector?
With US economic optimism rising and the Fed money spigot wide open, turmoil in Cyprus didn't spark a major correction in stocks. Could lackluster earnings do the trick?
The housing comeback is showing signs of accelerating more rapidly than most anybody had thought at this point, David Stevens, president and CEO of Mortgage Bankers Association, told CNBC.
The number of suburban residents living in poverty rose nearly 64 percent between 2000 and 2011, more than double the growth for urban poverty. NBC News reports.
They are the investment everyone suddenly hates to love, but those bonds that were supposed to collapse this year continue to attract billions in investor money.
More Americans are debt-free than in 2000, but those with debt owe nearly 40 percent more, the Census Bureau says. USA Today reports.
For the first time in over six months, the supply of homes for sale is beginning to rise.
The House passed a huge stopgap spending bill to keep the government open through the end of September, sidestepping any threat of a government shutdown.
The number of Americans filing new claims for jobless benefits edged higher last week, but a longer-term reading dropped to its lowest in five years and pointed to ongoing healing in the labor market.