Business activity in the U.S. Midwest jumped to a six-month high in July, showing expansion in the region for the first time since April.» Read More
U.S. producer prices rose marginally in July as a decline in the cost of energy goods offset higher food prices.
Manufacturing activity in New York State improved in August, albeit at a slower pace than expected.
New U.S. claims for unemployment benefits rose more than expected last week, as July import prices fell on lower petroleum costs.
The role of broker-dealers in short term lending may exacerbate strains in times of turmoil, Boston Fed's Eric Rosengren says.
The short-term U.S. wholesale funding market remains vulnerable to runs and other crisis-era risks, an influential Federal Reserve official said.
Business inventories rose in June, but modest gains at non-automobile retailers suggested second quarter growth could be revised lower.
The record gap between America's rich and poor is shaping an uneven housing recovery that threatens to hold back the broader economic revival. The FT reports.
U.S. retail sales were unexpectedly flat in July, pointing to some loss of momentum in the economy.
The U.S. and global recoveries have been "disappointing" says Federal Reserve vice chair Stanley Fischer.
A new survey from the National Federation of Independent Business found that "the small-business half of the economy is still not pulling its weight."
Investors should not expect much more than two more years of "above-trend growth" in the U.S. economy, Citi's Steven Wieting tells CNBC.
U.S. nonfarm productivity rebounded more strongly than expected in the second quarter, but unit labor costs slowed sharply.
New U.S. claims for unemployment benefits unexpectedly fell last week, pointing to a strengthening of the labor market.
The U.S. trade deficit narrowed more than expected as petroleum imports dropped to a 3-1/2 year low, suggesting trade is less of a drag on growth.
With mortgage rates wavering within a tight range, total mortgage application volume rose 1.6 percent; however, it was all on the back of refinances.
Among metro areas hit hardest by the Great Recession, suburban neighborhoods have seen some of the greatest increases in poverty.
Analysis by Standard & Poor's shows the widening wealth gap between Americans has slowed the 5-year-old recovery from the recession.
The U.S. services sector hit its highest in 8-1/2 years in July, boosted by growth in business activity.
Buying something and getting it delivered is not new, but due to a rush of on-demand services, delivery is becoming modernized and mobilized.
The pace of growth in the U.S. services sector dipped in July compared to the previous month, but still posted its second-highest reading in 4-1/2 years.