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Larry Summers offers five points that frame his doubts about the Fed's current approach to satisfying its dual economic mandate.
Homebuilders slowed down the pace of construction for the third straight month in May, a possible sign that the shortage of houses for sale might worsen.
If Janet Yellen has her way, the Fed that she chairs is about to go from the center of the market's universe to a mere afterthought.
"It's not that the economy is on life support but it's certainly not robust," UBS trader Art Cashin tells CNBC.
The Trump administration is using preliminary estimates to claim coal mining jobs are being created, against federal statisticians' advice.
The competition for housing is heating up with the summer thermometer and continuing to set new records.
U.S. factory output fell unexpectedly in May on a broad decline in production.
The president wants to sharply boost the number of apprentices working in the U.S. — but it doesn't look like he'll spend the money for it.
The Federal Reserve announced a quarter-point rate hike Wednesday and gave further details on the plan to reduce its balance sheet.
Things are on track for three hikes a year and balance sheet normalization, maybe even starting in September, Gabriela Santos said.
The Fed rate hike won't have a huge impact on people's budgets. But here's the part that is a big deal, says Notre Dame Professor Nelson C. Mark.
Fed chair Yellen gave her reasons why inflation should come back and justify the Fed's rate hike earlier Wednesday.
A monthly survey of builder sentiment fell two points in June to 67, and May's reading was revised down a point.
The number of Americans filing for unemployment benefits fell more than expected last week, pointing to shrinking labor market slack.
U.S. import prices were expected to fall 0.1 percent in May, after rising 0.5 percent a month earlier.
Manufacturing in New York state rebounded this month to the highest level since 2014, another sign of strength for America's factories.
The Fed is expected to raise rates Wednesday afternoon, and a majority of respondents in CNBC's latest Fed survey see a hike in September.
The Fed is on track to raise rates today, but surprisingly weak inflation for a third month puts another rate hike this year in doubt.
Some market strategists believe Cohn could be his own candidate for the Fed chief position, The Wall Street Journal reported Wednesday.
There are now 17.9 million households in the world, up 8 percent from 16.6 million last year, according to Boston Consulting Group.
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