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The Trans-Pacific Partnership could increase U.S. exports by 20 percent, UPS Chairman and CEO David Abney tells CNBC.
A shortage of existing homes for sale is boosting the market for newly-built homes, and fueling confidence among builders right along with it.
Weak productivity data is likely being misstated, which means U.S. economic growth is likely higher, as well, Jim Paulsen said.
A key measure of consumers' attitudes was up slightly so far this month, but didn't rise as much as expected.
Prices unexpectedly fell in July, pointing to a tame inflation environment that could make it difficult for the Fed to raise interest rates.
Sales stalled in July, pointing to a moderation in spending that could temper expectations of an acceleration in growth in the third quarter.
The Fed should raise rates further this year, a top U.S. central banker said.
Minority businesses are on the rise in the US and contribute $1.4T to the US economy, despite challenges. The biggest: raising capital.
The number of Americans filing for benefits fell, pointing to sustained labor market strength that could help spur faster economic growth.
U.S. import prices unexpectedly rose in July as a drop in petroleum prices was offset by gains in the cost of other goods.
Chastened over their forecasting errors, Federal Reserve officials will be less likely to tip their hands.
Job openings edged steadily higher in June, the Bureau of Labor Statistics said on Wednesday.
After hitting new post-crisis highs, financial services gigs in New York look set to backslide next.
Lower interest rates driven by a weak GDP reading for the second quarter boosted mortgage applications last week.
Productivity fell in the second quarter, which could raise concerns about corporate profits and companies' ability to maintain their robust hiring pace.
The group he has assembled, mostly businessmen, is atypical in their relative lack of economic credentials.
As a resident skeptic at CNBC I take pride in being able to sift through upbeat government economic reports and cry "bull you-know-what." Not this time.
The United States isn't just continuing to add jobs — some numbers in Friday's report show things getting better for workers.
A larger-than-expected employment gain in July could boost the recovery in prices for luxury U.S. homes.
Job creation continued at a solid pace in July, with the economy adding 255,000 positions, according to the Labor Department.
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