The U.S. economy created just 151,000 jobs in January amid multiple other signs that growth is slowing, though the unemployment rate fell to 4.9 percent.» Read More
The Institute for Supply Management's Chicago-area business barometer rose to 66.2 in October.
The sight is so surprising that Americans are sharing photos of it: The gas station sign, with a price under $3 a gallon.
A top Fed policymaker said central banks have had success with inflation-targeting but should consider other methods that may work better.
A robust pace of business spending likely buoyed U.S. economic growth in the quarter, a sign companies have confidence in the recovery's sustainability.
A smaller trade deficit and a surge in defense spending buoyed U.S. economic growth in the third quarter, as jobless claims ticked higher last week.
Ron Insana disagrees with the Fed's assessment on inflation. Here's why.
The central bank had been buying Treasurys and mortgage-backed securities as part of a program that swelled its balance sheet past $4.5 trillion.
While Wall Street certainly expects the Fed to announce the historic final taper on Wednesday, the real action for investors may lie in the fine print.
The Federal Reserve is expected to announce the end of its last round of quantitative easing, a move that markets have anticipated for nine months.
Moody's reported that the U.S. government's current fiscal position remains healthy but there could be long-term risks from social spending.
Think it's just tiny island nations that climate change will wash away? A UN report indicates a quarter of global GDP is at risk.
As the Fed gets set to stop QE, Wall Street is already speculating it could crank up a new bond-buying program to take its place if the economy sours.
Although many consumers said they're concerned about their data, 56 percent will still shop at retailers that experienced a data breach.
Mortgage rates bumped decidedly back over 4 percent last week, causing a drop in both mortgage applications to refinance and to purchase a home.
A month of worrisome headlines has markets believing in a more dovish Federal Reserve, according to the latest CNBC Fed Survey.
Here are three things the Fed should say in its statement this week, says Michael Farr.
The Consumer Confidence Index rebounded from September and beat estimates with a report of 94.5 in October.
New orders for capital goods recorded their biggest drop in eight months in September, but the decline was likely to be temporary as sentiment has been upbeat.
As the Federal Reserve prepares to exit QE, it faces a thorny dilemma with a market that is not buying what the central bank is selling.
U.S. single-family home prices rose in August on a year-over-year basis but fell short of expectations, a closely watched survey said on Tuesday.