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
The U.S. trade deficit widened to its highest level in two years in April as imports hit a record high.
New orders for U.S. factory goods rose for a third straight month in April, pointing to strength in manufacturing and the broader economy.
The Seattle City Council on Monday unanimously approved a $15 hourly minimum wage — the highest in the nation.
GM, Chrysler, and Nissan reported higher-than-expected U.S. new car sales in May, with demand continuing to gather strength as the weather warmed.
ISM's critical manufacturing index was corrected not once, but twice—significantly moving markets, and significantly annoying market participants.
ISM has corrected its May manufacturing index for a second time, the company told CNBC on Monday.
The Institute for Supply Management corrected its key manufacturing activity index for May after hours of confusion.
The pace of growth in the U.S. manufacturing sector unexpectedly slowed in May, an industry report released on Monday showed.
The U.S. manufacturing sector expanded in May at a faster clip than previously seen, an industry report showed on Monday.
The timing of an increase in U.S. interest rates will depend to a large extent on the outlook for inflation, Chicago Fed President Charles Evans said.
Many working poor Americans fall into the cycle of payday loans, which can trigger deeper debt. A search for financial solutions.
Over the past week, some troubling signs about the US economy have emerged. A report Friday could shed light on where the economy is headed.
Is the U.S. economy's weak performance just a proverbial "pause that refreshes," or a trend of lackluster growth for the foreseeable future?
Philly Fed President Charles Plosser said he is not worried by the weakness in the U.S. Q1 GDP, and expects a good response in Q2.
Democrats need to see good data—rather than explaining away bad data—to get political lift, Politico's Ben White says.
The drop in participation in the federal food stamp program is widespread; some 47 states have seen cuts in their rolls.
A gauge of U.S. consumer sentiment fell in May as a gloomy view on income growth clouded an otherwise positive economic outlook.
The pace of business activity in the U.S. Midwest rose more than expected in May, rising to its best level since October 2013, a report showed on Friday.
Europe's struggle to recover from the financial crisis has been well documented, but some of its countries could be about to get a boost.
Kansas City Federal Reserve Bank President Esther George said she is open to leaving the balance sheet big even as it withdraws accommodation.