The U.S. economy created just 151,000 jobs in January amid multiple other signs that growth is slowing, though the unemployment rate fell to 4.9 percent.» Read More
CNBC's Jim Cramer explains why he thinks the U.S. economy is "counterintuitive."
New Jersey is a "wonderful window" into world credit problems, said market-watcher Jim Grant, a day after Gov. Christie announced a presidential run.
Private companies in June created positions at the fastest clip this year, indicating a thaw in the labor market as summer began.
U.S. franchise job gains bounced back in June from a 14-month low in May, ADP said Wednesday.
The number of planned layoffs announced by U.S.-based companies ticked up nearly 10 percent in June from the previous month.
Rising mortgage rates are taking their toll on both home buyers and home owners looking to save on their monthly payments.
The spiraling Greek debt crisis might delay the central bank from increasing rates, former Fed Gov. Larry Lindsey tells CNBC.
U.S. consumers were more optimistic about the economy in June, according to a report released Tuesday.
Business activity in the U.S. Midwest improved modestly during June, but fell short of forecasts, a report showed on Tuesday.
Home prices continued to rise in April, but at a slower pace than the previous month, according to the latest S&P/Case Shiller Index report.
A Fed rate hike will be “very much in play” at the central bank’s September meeting if the recent strengthening of the U.S. economy continues.
The average price of gas fell by nearly 2 cents over the last two weeks, the first decline at the pumps after more than two months of steady increases.
A spike in interest rates may have slowed pending home sales in May, but year-over-year sales are up 10 percent.
The 0.9 percent increase in U.S. consumer spending is further evidence that economic growth is gathering momentum.
The number of Americans filing new claims for unemployment benefits increased modestly last week, but labor market conditions continued to tighten.
The U.S. services sector grew at a slower pace for a third straight month in June, as rates of expansion in both new business and hiring eased, an industry report showed on Thursday.
The economy contracted in the first quarter as it struggled with bad weather, a strong dollar, energy sector spending cuts and West Coast port disruptions.
Ikea's U.S division is raising the minimum wage as the Swedish furniture chain looks to improve its relations with workers and reduce worker turnover.
Growth in the U.S. manufacturing sector moderated in June, slipping to its slowest pace since late 2013, according to an industry report.
Business investment spending plans rebounded in May, offering a sign of stabilization in the manufacturing sector after activity weakened early this year.