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Results of the CNBC Fed Survey suggest that the market senses a commitment by the central bank to begin hiking interest rates next year.
U.S. housing starts and permits fell in November, but the underlying trend remained consistent with an improving housing market.
The U.S. manufacturing sector continued to expand in December but its growth rate hit an 11-month low, an industry report showed on Tuesday.
U.S. manufacturing output recorded its largest increase in nine months as production expanded, pointing to underlying strength in the economy.
Manufacturing activity in New York state contracted for the first time in nearly two years, a New York Federal Reserve survey showed on Monday.
Home builders seem resigned to the fact that their business is recovering at a slower-than-expected pace.
He said the decline is "like a tax cut to the economy" and praised U.S. oil production as a "great success story."
The number of Americans filing new claims for unemployment benefits fell last week, pointing to a strengthening labor market.
Mortgage applications to purchase a new homes dropped dramatically in November, signaling a slowdown in sales for the nation's builders.
U.S. consumer spending advanced at a brisk clip in November as lower gasoline prices gave the holiday shopping season a boost.
U.S. import prices recorded their biggest decline in nearly 2-1/2 years in November as the cost of petroleum products tumbled.
While political focus was on a Senate Intelligence Committee report, Congress snuck in two measures to its must-pass spending bill. NBC News reports.
American millionaires are more confident about the US economy than they were six months ago, according to the CNBC Millionaire Survey.
Around the country, areas with the strongest job markets increasingly have some of the costliest homes.
Mortgage application volume increased last week and, in an odd coincidence, the move was the same as the previous week, but in the opposite direction.
The Energy Department again slashed its prediction for next year's average price of gasoline across the U.S., this time to $2.60 a gallon.
The U.S. economy is picking up speed, according to a survey of business economists.
Job creation surged in November, with the U.S. economy adding a dazzling 321,000 positions though the unemployment rate held steady at 5.8 percent.
The U.S. trade deficit narrowed less than expected in October as lower crude oil prices failed to offset a jump in imports.
The Federal Reserve should not rush to raise interest rates to head off risky financial market bubbles, said the Cleveland Fed president.