Consumer spending in June recorded its smallest gain in four months as demand for automobiles softened, suggesting the economy lost some momentum.» Read More
Economists raised their forecasts for U.S. economic growth in the second quarter and through the balance of 2014, with a generally brighter outlook.
The two new nominees to the Federal Reserve's Board of Governors are expected to push for an expanded Fed role in managing the U.S. economy.
A monthly gauge of U.S. consumer sentiment fell in May as a gloomy view on income growth clouded an otherwise positive economic outlook.
U.S. housing starts jumped in April and building permits hit their highest level in nearly six years.
Several indicators of economic health finally seem to be moving in the direction the Federal Reserve says is needed for a strong recovery.
The number of Americans filing new claims for unemployment benefits fell last week to its lowest level in seven years.
Mom-and-pop shops on Main Street are disappearing at an alarming rate in a world of Wal-Marts. Can anything save them?
Graduating college students are overwhelmingly expecting on-the-job training, but here's what's really in store.
U.S. industrial output fell at its fastest rate in nearly 2 years in April as factory production slumped.
Factory activity in the U.S. mid-Atlantic region grew in May at a faster pace than expected, though it decelerated from the previous month.
A top Fed official lauded the economic benefits of small businesses, citing demand and limited funding as reasons that loans from banks remain flat.
U.S. companies view Russia as a "growth" market, and they do about $40 billion worth of business annually with Russia.
Pfizer's effort to bolt to the U.K. points to "tremendous problems" with the U.S. corporate tax structure, Sen. Bob Corker tells CNBC.
U.S. producer prices posted their largest increase in 1-1/2 years in April as the cost of food and trade services surged.
Failure to avert the federal Highway Trust Fund's bankruptcy could cost the economy as many as 700,000 construction jobs in the next year.
Consumers "have gotten really good over these last four years at stretching a penny."
The Boko Haram kidnapping has raised calls for educating women in developing nations. But you can't do it without guns, says Jake Novak.
The push to dramatically raise the minimum wage in liberal-leaning cities is causing a conundrum for local businesses.
The U.S. economy would have to shift dramatically for the Fed to change the rate at which it is winding down money printing, one Fed official said.
Mortgage applications edged slightly higher last week, as rates fell to their lowest since November.