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Goldman Sachs's economists downgraded their outlook on the U.S. economy in the second half of 2014 after weak retail sales and business inventory.
Traffic congestion over the next 17 years is set to give the U.S. and the biggest economies in Europe a $4.4 trillion headache, according to a consultancy firm.
Small business optimism fell as more owners said they expected a slowdown in profits and sales, tightening credit and a harder time filling jobs.
Consumers are getting some relief after run-up in food prices this spring—thanks to a bumper grain crop and a weaker dollar.
The bond market is the most distorted, Peter Thiel tells CNBC's "Squawk on the Street."
Thousands rallied against new water bills in Dublin on Saturday in Ireland's biggest anti-austerity protest in years.
The financial derivatives industry has agreed to a rule change to help regulators to wind down failed banks without destabilizing markets.
The International Monetary Fund's member countries on Saturday said bold action was needed to bolster the global recovery.
US officials seek "total cooperation" from Swiss banks in a draft agreement aimed at allowing the banks to make amends for aiding tax evasion.
U.S. costs of imported goods fell for a 3rd straight month, data showed on Friday, as falling oil prices contained inflationary pressure.
Despite lower interest rates, the boom in mortgage refinancings is over, largely because homeowners who could save have already refinanced.
Obamacare and the tax hit some may face next year could delay a rate hike by the Fed, says ex-Treasury official Stephen Myrow. Here's why.
Speaking at the Brookings Institution, Fischer said the Central Bank had identified a few areas of concern regarding economic stability.
London is the world’s top “power” city for business and innovation, surpassing rivals like New York and Hong Kong, according to a new index.
Expectations for this earnings season may be too hopeful, says Michael Farr. Here's why.
Tuesday's stock-market selloff was followed by a Wednesday rebound. So what happens now? NYSE floor trader Kenny Polcari weighs in.
The number of new claims for unemployment benefits fell last week to nearly its lowest level since before the 2007-09 recession.
This week's poor German data are the latest sign the "strongman" of Europe is weakening. We take a look at why Germany could be losing its clout.
Economic growth is set to slow in the euro area, the OECD warned on Wednesday, in a blow to hopes the region’s fortunes were improving.
President Obama's economic leadership stands at the lowest level of his presidency, according to the latest CNBC All-America Economic survey.