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
There's a world of difference between Americans and the rest of the planet on the question of the government paying for health insurance.
U.S. economic activity slowed in August, a closely watched gauge issued by the Chicago Federal Reserve said on Monday.
An index that hints at the outlook for the U.S. economy rose modestly in August but fell short of Wall Street expectations.
The Scotland "no" vote brought great relief to a White House worried about the impact of a schism on many fronts, Politico's Ben White says.
This is a comparison of today's FOMC statement with the one issued after the Fed's previous policy-making meeting on July 30.
A closely watched barometer of business conditions showed the manufacturing sector lost steam in September, and fell short of market estimates.
The Fed avoided a more severe recession but its choices aren't without consequences. It's time to pay up, says Michael Farr.
Countries are waking up to the benefits of empowering women but there's more to be done, says the national finance co-chair of Ready for Hillary.
Bonds sold off after traders read the Fed's new rate forecasts as slightly more aggressive, but dovish comments from Yellen and the Fed statement drove stocks up.
The Fed remained on its easy-money course, allaying market fears that it might start raising interest rates sooner than expected.
After years of nearly complete clarity regarding policy, the Federal Reserve has had investors and economists scrambling of late.
U.S. consumer prices fell for the first time in nearly 1½ years in August and underlying inflation pressures were muted.
Despite adjustments for the Labor Day holiday the previous week, mortgage applications surged last week, even amid rising rates.
U.S. corporate executives are scaling back business plans this quarter, consistent with other subdued economic indicators.
U.S. producer prices were flat in August, data showed on Tuesday, underscoring dormant price pressures in the world's largest economy.
Europe is perfect for investors shying away from pricey U.S. stocks, says Wells Capital Management chief investment strategist Jim Paulsen.
Investors are "little behind the curve" on interest rates, Wharton's Jeremy Siegel told CNBC Tuesday as the Fed began its two-day policy meeting.
This week's Fed meeting doesn't promise a cliffhanger, but it's still worth watching.
President Obama's push to raise the minimum wage could make headway in the conservative heartland in the November elections.
U.S. manufacturing output fell for the first time in seven months in August as motor vehicle production declined.