The number of Americans filing for benefits fell more than expected last week, near 42-year lows.» Read More
The number of Americans filing new claims for unemployment benefits plunged, adding to bullish signals on the labor market.
We have our work cut out for us if we want to build a real economy, billionaire Jeff Greene said.
Investment guru Bill Gross projected that the Fed will raise rates this year, but that a cautious approach will ease the pain.
The level of private-sector workers with job-based health care fell faster before Obamacare launched, but 11 million uninsured got covered afterward.
The Fed is expected to show confidence that low inflation and rising risks from abroad have yet to derail the U.S. economic recovery.
Total volume dropped 3.2 percent for the week ending January 23 on a seasonally adjusted basis, according to the Mortgage Bankers Association (MBA).
The Federal Reserve faces a tough decision on whether or not to raise interest rates because of several factors, one analyst says.
Global policymakers and businessmen ended Davos optimistically, citing the effects of low oil prices and aggressive monetary policy in Europe.
The U.S. manufacturing sector continued to expand in January but at a slightly slower pace than the month before, an industry report showed.
The number of Americans filing new claims for unemployment benefits fell last week from a seven-month high.
The European Central Bank's bond-buying could change the calculus for the Federal Reserve, Janney Montgomery's Mark Luschini tells CNBC.
U.S. housing starts rose more than expected in December, a hopeful sign for the sluggish housing market recovery.
Mortgage application volume have jumped further, up 14.2 percent on a seasonally adjusted basis, according to the Mortgage Bankers Association (MBA).
Obama has two goals: further associate himself with the recovering economy and tilt the Democratic Party toward a populist platform, Politico's Ben White says.
The index of home builder sentiment fell just one point in January to 57 from an upwardly-revised December reading.
Obama's top economic aide cites "strong economic logic" behind the idea of new tax hikes on the rich to pay for broad tax cuts.
In his State of the Union speech Tuesday night, Obama will challenge Congress to back his tax-raising ideas for helping the middle class.
Six-figure loan debt is becoming a way of life for many recent graduates, and even some old ones. Here's how to keep it from swallowing you whole.
Initiatives to make college affordable are "absolutely critical" to middle class success, the head of UPenn told CNBC.
How much would it cost world governments to insulate their economies from global pandemics. Would you believe nearly $344 billion?