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Low-income shoppers are seen fueling an anticipated increase in holiday spending this year, a new study has found.
Borrowing by small U.S. firms rose in August and the percentage of firms late on repaying existing loans also increased, data showed.
U.S. construction spending fell in August for the second straight month to its lowest level in eight months.
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The Fed can raise interest rates without threatening the U.S. economic recovery, a top Federal Reserve policymaker said on Tuesday.
A drop in interest rates last week did nothing to juice refinances, which are usually very rate-sensitive.
A key measure of consumers' attitudes increased in September.
U.S. home price gains slowed slightly in July from the previous month.
Political uncertainty is more prevalent than ever among small-business owners.
The average price of gasoline in the U.S. has risen four cents over the past two weeks to $2.25 a gallon for regular grade.
A program to encourage borrowers to go into public service may come with a hefty price tag. Here's what you need to know.
Manufacturing activity fell more than expected in September, amid the weakest improvement in business conditions since June.
Boston Fed's Eric Rosengren said that he believed rates should be raised gradually and warned that a fall in unemployment could derail the economic recovery.
Investors should start brushing up on astrophysics to understand why the world's economy may be approaching a cosmic conclusion, says Stephen Scott.
The number of Americans filing for benefits fell, pointing to labor market strength that could pave the way for the Fed to raise rates this year.
Home resales unexpectedly fell, crimped by a shortage of inventory that is boosting home prices faster than the pace of wage growth.
Daniel Loeb approves of the BOJ's monetary policy move, but believes that corporate reform is still needed.
History shows a stock market like today's can not only withstand a Fed rate hike but even advance, Wells Capital Management's Jim Paulsen tells CNBC.
Stocks rebounded after the Fed left interest rates unchanged, but more gains depend on the return of earnings growth, Fidelity's Jurrien Timmer says.
Three members from the hawkish Fed bloc dissented from the statement, marking an unusual split from Fed Chair Janet Yellen.
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