Consumer spending in June recorded its smallest gain in four months as demand for automobiles softened, suggesting the economy lost some momentum.» Read More
The numbers fell short of expectations but still beat January's PMI, suggesting the effects of a harsh winter have started to fade.
Only about 1 in 10 of the long-term unemployed—those out of work for six months or more—get hired every year, says a new study.
The Fed should have promised to keep rates near zero until U.S. unemployment falls below 5.5 percent, said the lone dissenter to the Fed's policy decision this week.
Fitch Ratings on Friday affirmed U.S.credit ratings at 'AAA' with a stable outlook, taking the country off negative ratings watch.
Rising inflation and interest rates aren't a bad thing. Here's why, says Michael Yoshikami.
From colossal pothole repair bills to lost productivity from grounded flights, this has been one of the coldest—and costliest—winters in memory.
Shale gas is adding manufacturing jobs to US cities in industries thought to be lost to foreign competition, says a report by IHS Global.
The number of Americans filing new unemployment claims rose, with the four week average hitting its lowest since November.
Home resales dropped slightly to a 19 month-low as cold weather and a shortage of homes for sale continued to sideline potential buyers.
Many states have spent two or three times as much as they budgeted for clearing roads. More bad weather could send costs higher.
As the Fed winds down quantitative easing, Ron Insana says it will be showing off its new move, something he calls "qualitative teasing."
Why did equities sell off despite what appeared to be dovish outcome of the Fed meeting? Mohamed El-Erian offers three possibilities.
The Fed's shift to new metrics when old metric falls short is confusing and threatens its credibility, says Michael Farr.
U.S. housing starts fell for a third straight month in February, but a rebound in building permits offered some hope.
The March CNBC Fed Survey found sharp divisions over Fed policy in 2015, with a cloud of geopolitical concern hanging over the outlook.
We're in the middle of what Michael Yoshikami calls a "stumbling recovery" — and here's what he wants to hear from the Fed this week.
U.S. manufacturing output logged its largest increase in 6 months, the latest sign the economy is gaining momentum in wake of severe weather.
A gauge of manufacturing in New York state rose in March though at a slower rate than forecast, as new orders and inventories jumped.
Warren Buffett said that when he called the 2008 financial crisis an "economic Pearl Harbor" the description was not "strong enough."
The number of new U.S. jobless claims fell to a new three month low, suggesting a strengthening labor market.