"America is pretending like we're this island," when all other major central banks are easing, market watcher Mark Grant tells CNBC.» Read More
A month of worrisome headlines has markets believing in a more dovish Federal Reserve, according to the latest CNBC Fed Survey.
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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.
Speculation is increasing that the Organization of Petroleum Exporting Countries will reverse course and cut production at its Thanksgiving meeting.
America's net contribution to the growth of the world economy in the first eight months of this year amounted to $480.8 billion.
Battered for years by offshore competition in Asia, U.S. furniture manufacturers are showing renewed signs of life.
The average price of U.S. retail gasoline dropped to the lowest level in nearly four years, driven by plunging oil prices, the Lundberg survey said.
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A gauge designed to predict the economy's future health rose in September, reversing the prior month's sluggishness.
Steve James was impressed by the work ethic of the minimum-wage workers he met while making his documentary, "The Value of Work." He thinks they deserve better.
The U.S. manufacturing sector slowed to its lowest rate of growth since July, while a gauge of new orders hit its lowest level since January.
The number of Americans filing new unemployment claims rose last week, but the underlying trend remained consistent with a firming labor market.
Investor Mark Cuban, while talking about fostering prosperity on CNBC Wednesday, advised the Republican Party: "Stay completely out of social issues."
Goldman Sachs president and COO Gary Cohn discusses how mixed earnings reflect the broader economy and prospects for U.S. growth.
The data painted a weak inflation picture that should give the Federal Reserve ample room to keep interest rates low for a while.
Monthly benefits for nearly 64 million Americans will increase 1.7 percent in 2015, the Social Security Administration announces.