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As if the Fed doesn't have enough to worry about, now it has to contend with the notion that its expectations for growth are too optimistic.
The CNBC All-America Economic Survey finally finds some key measures of U.S. public opinion are recovering to their precrisis levels.
Bad weather in the U.S., the crisis in Ukraine, rebalancing in China and a rise in interest rates will hit growth, the World Bank says.
U.S. Treasury Secretary Jack Lew said the economy was gaining traction but that the lack of progress on wages and employment remains disappointing.
U.S. wholesale inventories rose more than expected in April, bolstering views of a sharp acceleration in economic growth.
Small business optimism improved for the third straight month, but the index remains far below readings that have normally accompanied an expansion in the U.S. economy.
Vermont Governor Peter Shumlin signed a bill raising his state's hourly minimum wage over four years, with an ultimate goal of $10.50.
Foreclosure activity dropped to an eight-year low in May as banks reclaimed fewer homes and foreclosure starts saw their lowest levels in years.
Some of the nation's leading businesses are prodding lawmakers to act on immigration as the issue enters a critical phase on Capitol Hill.
Where are all the missing U.S. workers? A key factor is the growing exodus from the job market of baby boomers, experts say.
The president of the St. Louis Fed said the U.S. macroeconomy is "much closer" to a normal state than it has been in five years.
Dunkin' Brands' CEO doesn't have a problem with having a minimum wage. He just doesn't think it should be decided on a federal level.
Texarkana might be the starkest example of President Obama's health care law altering the economic geography of the U.S. The NYT reports.
Here's why the May jobs report is pointing to the beach, says NYSE floor trader Kenny Polcari.
A growing number of people are willingly forgoing full-time jobs in order to work independently. The Christian Science Monitor reports.
Already, companies like Foxconn have plans to replace their entire legion of factory workers with robots. How will this affect job growth?
Average U.S. gas prices rose just barely in the last three weeks, showing signs of stability, according to the most recent Lundberg survey.
U.S. economic growth should accelerate and remain healthy for the rest of this year, according to a forecast by a group of U.S. business economists.
Nonfarm payrolls continued to grow about in line with recent trends, rising 217,000 as the unemployment rate held steady at 6.3 percent, according to numbers released Friday by the Bureau of Labor Statistics.
Talks to renew the labor contract for moving cargo through West Coast ports are now under way ... and a nervous business world is watching.