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U.S. import prices rose more than expected in January amid further gains in the cost of energy products.
The number of Americans filing for unemployment benefits unexpectedly fell last week to near a 43-year low, amid a further tightening of the labor market that could eventually spur faster wage growth.
A slight decrease in mortgage interest rates last week helped put some energy back into the market.
Fourth-quarter earnings so far show that firms are talking more about investment plans.
Economist expected job openings in December to hit 5.55 million, according to Thomson Reuters.
Rising mortgage rates, bigger jumps in home prices and still-moderate income growth are adding up to a triple threat for the housing market.
That should provide fuel for President Donald Trump's contention that America needs a tougher approach to trade.
The U.S. was the world's most confident region as measured by a quarterly survey of business leaders.
President Trump's approach to regulation is a big reason why a new CEO survey finds confidence near a record high.
Nonfarm payrolls grew by 227,000 in January while the unemployment rate edged higher to 4.8 percent, the Bureau of Labor Statistics reported Friday.
Headline jobs number impressed, but this key age group lost ground, says Peter Boockvar.
A reading above 50 indicates expansion in the service sector and a reading below 50 indicates contraction.
The Labor Department said Friday that the nation's unemployment rate rose to 4.8 percent. But there's a lot more to the story.
New orders for U.S.-made goods rose more than expected in December and shipments surged.
The U.S. Federal Reserve should raise interest rates slowly even as fiscal policies under President Donald Trump are likely to help push economic growth.
Business leaders should be on board with President Donald Trump's travel restrictions, aide Boris Epshteyn tells CNBC.
Top aide Gary Cohn tells CNBC that everything Trump is doing is to promote growth and job creation.
With Trump's infrastructure plans, the construction industry is hoping to build on the 1.6 million jobs it has added in six years.
Recession risk has declined, according to a new Deutsche Bank analysis of a Federal Reserve Bank of New York survey.
Trump on Monday reiterated his insistence that pipeline makers use U.S. materials when they build projects in the United States.
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