The number of Americans filing for benefits fell more than expected last week, near 42-year lows.» Read More
Among metro areas hit hardest by the Great Recession, suburban neighborhoods have seen some of the greatest increases in poverty.
Analysis by Standard & Poor's shows the widening wealth gap between Americans has slowed the 5-year-old recovery from the recession.
The U.S. services sector hit its highest in 8-1/2 years in July, boosted by growth in business activity.
Buying something and getting it delivered is not new, but due to a rush of on-demand services, delivery is becoming modernized and mobilized.
The pace of growth in the U.S. services sector dipped in July compared to the previous month, but still posted its second-highest reading in 4-1/2 years.
The muted recovery, now more than 5 years old, has lacked one vital thing: more corporate spending. That's about to change, a survey shows.
Inside the Fed, the charge has become something just short of a badge of honor.
Our biggest fear has been that the Fed would be unwilling to remove support until it’s too late. We are well past that point, says Michael Farr.
Economists expected nonfarm payroll growth to hit 233,000 in July, down from 288,000 in June, and unemployment to fall to 6.0 percent from 6.1 percent.
U.S. manufacturing expanded at the fastest pace in more than 3 years, boosted by a jump in its new orders and employment readings.
The not-too-fast, not-too-slow July employment report helped drive an improvement in stock market sentiment early Friday.
U.S. consumer sentiment edged down in July, while an index of consumer expectations weakened for a third straight month, a survey released on Friday showed.
The U.S. manufacturing sector expanded in July, but the pace of growth slipped from the previous month, an industry report showed on Friday.
The average price of gas posted the largest July decline in six years, according to the latest survey by AAA. Here's why.
U.S. employers planned to cut nearly 50,000 positions in July, Challenger, Gray & Christmas reported Thursday, 50 percent higher than in June.
The pace of business activity in the U.S. Midwest in July sank to its slowest level since June 2013, a report showed on Thursday.
The number of Americans filing new claims for unemployment benefits rose modestly last week, data showed Thursday.
Apple plans to lay off about 200 people at Beats Electronics, according to Bloomberg, citing a person with knowledge of the restructuring.
From Aetna's view, the economy doesn't feel like it's growing as quickly as the government reported Wednesday, Chairman and CEO Mark Bertolini says.
A stunning acceleration in second quarter growth and a jump in inflation triggered a new round of speculation that the Fed will have to speed up plans to hike rates.