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The Fed is having a tough time justifying future rate hikes, says Quincy Krosby, market strategist at Prudential Financial.
The plans put forward by presidential candidates do not square spending with changes to the tax code, David Walker says.
Policymakers are expected to hold interest rates steady when they meet this week, but may tweak their description of the economic outlook.
New U.S. single-family home sales unexpectedly fell in March, but the decline was concentrated in the West region.
Europe and Japan's central bank policies of negative interest rates will run counter to the desired effect, Jeffrey Gundlach, said in an interview.
The number of Americans filing for benefits unexpectedly fell, suggesting the labor market continued to gain momentum despite weak economic growth.
A measure of future economic conditions was slightly higher last month, according to a new report.
The Philadelphia Federal Reserve's business index for April came in much worse than expected, the bank said Thursday.
Remember last year when China devalued its currency and the market went nuts? Well, so much for that.
A top Fed official on Monday once again pushed back on what he said was investors' too pessimistic view of the U.S. economy and monetary policy.
Starts fell more than expected in March, suggesting some cooling in the housing market in line with signs of a sharp slowdown in economic growth.
William Dudley, president of the New York Fed, said on Monday that the U.S. economy also faces "headwinds to growth."
Sales and profits are falling at more of America's biggest companies, according to a survey of business economists.
Home builders' confidence in April reflected an overall optimistic outlook in the market for new homes even as a gauge of current sales fell slightly.
The longer negative interest rates persist, the greater the damage to the world financial system, Allianz's chief economic adviser says.
Citigroup on Monday cut its outlook for the U.S. economy for 2016-2017, saying "the risks are very evident on the downside."
Consumers are feeling less optimistic than expected so far this month, according to preliminary data released Friday.
Industrial production fell more than expected in March, the latest indication that economic growth braked sharply in the first quarter.
Manufacturing activity in New York state unexpectedly surged in April, a New York Federal Reserve survey showed on Friday.
The probability went to zero after two days' worth of data showed that the economy is still well shy of the central bank's inflation target.