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The European Central Bank's bond-buying could change the calculus for the Federal Reserve, Janney Montgomery's Mark Luschini tells CNBC.
U.S. housing starts rose more than expected in December, a hopeful sign for the sluggish housing market recovery.
Mortgage application volume have jumped further, up 14.2 percent on a seasonally adjusted basis, according to the Mortgage Bankers Association (MBA).
Obama has two goals: further associate himself with the recovering economy and tilt the Democratic Party toward a populist platform, Politico's Ben White says.
The index of home builder sentiment fell just one point in January to 57 from an upwardly-revised December reading.
Obama's top economic aide cites "strong economic logic" behind the idea of new tax hikes on the rich to pay for broad tax cuts.
In his State of the Union speech Tuesday night, Obama will challenge Congress to back his tax-raising ideas for helping the middle class.
Six-figure loan debt is becoming a way of life for many recent graduates, and even some old ones. Here's how to keep it from swallowing you whole.
Initiatives to make college affordable are "absolutely critical" to middle class success, the head of UPenn told CNBC.
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The number of Americans filing new claims for unemployment benefits last week increased to the highest level since early September.
U.S. producer prices in December recorded their biggest fall in more than three years on tumbling energy costs.
Fed fund futures surged, suggesting financial markets expect the Fed to hold off on raising interest rates until late 2015 at the earliest.
A gauge of U.S. consumer spending unexpectedly fell in December as demand fell almost across the board.
The number of completed foreclosures continued to fall in November, with 41,000 borrowers losing their homes, says CoreLogic.
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.