The U.S. economy created just 151,000 jobs in January amid multiple other signs that growth is slowing, though the unemployment rate fell to 4.9 percent.» Read More
The jobs market and other data suggest the economy is stronger than the latest reading of first quarter GDP, economist Michael Gapen says.
U.S. consumer sentiment ticked lower in May, but still beat expectations, according to a report released on Friday.
The U.S. economy should be growing much faster, but the country has the wrong mix of fiscal and monetary policies, Richard Kovacevich tells CNBC.
The number of Americans filing claims for unemployment benefits unexpectedly rose last week, but at levels consistent with a stronger labor market.
San Francisco Fed President John Williams said he expects above-trend economic growth in the U.S. for the rest of the year after a weak first quarter.
The former Federal Reserve chair said there were no signs of extreme movements in the U.S. real estate and financial markets.
U.S. Treasury Secretary Jack Lew said conversations between central bankers in the U.S. have shown they understand the need to clearly communicate.
The Fed vice chairman said it was "misleading" to give so much importance to the first interest rate hike.
U.S. consumers were a little more about the economy in May, according to a report released Tuesday.
U.S. business investment spending plans jumped in April, a hopeful sign for manufacturing activity after a recent long spell of weakness.
A closely watched index of U.S. housing prices showed home prices continued to climb in 20 cities in March.
U.S. consumer prices moderated in April on weak gasoline prices, but rising shelter and medical care costs boosted underlying inflation pressures.
The number of Americans filing new claims for unemployment benefits rose slightly more than expected last week.
New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie tells CNBC he's fine with the wealthy doing well, but believes the middle class needs economic protection.
Growth in the U.S. manufacturing sector slowed during May, with new orders increasing at their slowest pace since January 2014.
Headline jobs and employment numbers may look good, but the underlying details of the U.S. economy remain weak, Michael Tyler tells CNBC.
It's not just Tom Brady—the whole country got some bad news about deflation this past week.
U.S. housing starts jumped to their highest level in nearly 7-1/2 years and permits soared, offering a glimmer of hope for the struggling economy.
Retirees are bringing unprecedented levels of student loan debt into their later years, according to a new report. USA Today reports.
Abolitionist Harriet Tubman is the winner of a poll to put a female face on the $20 bill, the group Woman on 20s says.