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The U.S. economy is "gathering strength" and plummeting oil prices are actually a "big plus" for Americans, Evercore's Roger Altman tells CNBC.
Family-owned businesses are the original mom-and-pops of Main Street, and they're feeling optimistic in the new year, according to new data.
Almost half of home buyers do not shop around for a mortgage, a government study finds, even though terms and rates can vary widely.
Despite anecdotal evidence, a new study is dismissing the U.S. manufacturing renaissance as little more than a "myth."
While 2014 featured the biggest growth in 15 years, Friday's jobs report left at least one key constituency unimpressed.
Democrats in the House of Representatives will unveil a tax cut for the middle class on Monday.
Gas prices do a lot not only for customers' wallets, but for their psyche in general, former Wal-Mart CEO Bill Simon tells CNBC.
The average price of gas in the U.S. fell to its lowest level since April 2009, according to the Lundberg survey released Sunday.
Layoffs and selloffs have hit the nation's small and midsize oil and gas producers as millions are being withdrawn from 2015 projects.
The U.S. dollar's spike may hit trade and manufacturing as its strength is disruptive to U.S. exports and companies with big overseas sales.
Big price changes are on the way for 2015, and only some of them will work in the consumer's favor. How to prepare.
A twist of fate has made slumping gas prices fuel a discussion once thought to be anathema in a Republican-led Congress: higher gas taxes.
Fitness club operators shouldn't look at wearables as a threat, but an opportunity, said Equinox Fitness CEO Harvey Spevak.
Job kept the pace in December, with the U.S. economy creating 252,000 jobs to close out the year, while the unemployment rate dropped to 5.6 percent.
Chicago Fed President Charles Evans tells CNBC he'd be patient on raising interest rates.
Washington has undermined confidence in the private sector for far too long, House Minority Whip Steny Hoyer tells.
Former Treasury Secretary Larry Summers tells CNBC that investments need to be made to get the U.S. economy stronger.
The drop in oil prices is putting money in consumers' pockets and is "a good thing, basically" for the economy, the Minneapolis Fed president said.
Feeling a little more flush this year? Well, you soon could be – the fall in oil prices is expected is free up $700 for each U.S. household.
The number of Americans filing new claims for unemployment benefits fell last week, adding to signs of a strengthening labor market.