Orders for long-lasting factory goods were expected to rise 1.2 percent in February after increasing 1.8 percent a month earlier. » Read More
Treasury Sec Mnuchin says will try to get 'comprehensive' tax reform done by Congress' August recess
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The Fed should also begin allowing its massive portfolio to run off, St. Louis Federal Reserve Bank President James Bullard said on Friday. » Read More
The number of Americans filing for benefits unexpectedly fell, pointing to labor market strength that could keep Fed rate hikes on the table.
But in spite of the dip, the economy is still on pace for moderate expansion.
It would be "unwise" for the Fed to continue hiking interest rates given declining inflation expectations and market volatility, James Bullard said.
Risks to global growth have increased since November and world leaders have little left in their policy arsenals to mitigate the threat, Moody's warned.
Faced with another financial crisis, Minneapolis Fed President Neel Kashkari also tells CNBC banks would still need a bailout.
Producer prices unexpectedly rose as margins for machinery and equipment climbed, but lower energy prices and a strong dollar kept inflation in check.
Industrial production rose in January after three straight months of declines, buoyed by a strong utilities index and growing manufacturing sector.
U.S. housing starts unexpectedly fell in January likely as bad weather disrupted building projects in some parts of the country.
Manufacturing activity in New York state was weaker than expected in February, a New York Federal Reserve survey showed on Tuesday.
Applications to refinance mortgages are now at the highest level in over a year.
A lesson in the two biggest news events of the past week.
Former Dallas Fed President offers perspective on current economic downturn.
Big banks' inability to place U.S.-marketed corporate investment-grade bond deal reflects corporates' belief that rates will reverse.
"America is pretending like we're this island," when all other major central banks are easing, market watcher Mark Grant tells CNBC.
The U.S. economy is healthy and is better equipped to withstand shocks than before the financial crisis, the Fed's William Dudley says.
Nuveen's Bob Doll tells CNBC why he doesn’t believe the U.S. will fall into a recession this year and what's next for the stock market.
Consumers are feeling less optimistic than expected so far this month, a survey said Friday.
U.S. import prices fell in January for a seventh straight month as the cost of petroleum products continued to decline.
U.S. consumer spending appeared to regain momentum, in a hopeful sign that economic growth was picking up after slowing to a crawl at the end of 2015.
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.
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