"America is pretending like we're this island," when all other major central banks are easing, market watcher Mark Grant tells CNBC.» Read More
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Stocks launch into November at record highs, but that does not mean the volatility that punctuated October's roller-coaster trading will end.
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U.S. consumer sentiment rose in October to its highest level since in more than seven years on growing optimism about the economy.
U.S. consumer spending fell in September for the first time in eight months, suggesting the economy lost some momentum heading into the quarter.
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.
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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.
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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.