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After nine months without a budget, Illinois is facing a multibillion-dollar pile of unpaid bills.
The market is telling a simple story, says bond manager Bill Gross: Instead of investing, borrow.
As interest rates inched higher, refinancings fell, impacting overall mortgage applications.
The Fed is reluctant to plow ahead with more rate hikes because of increased global risks, Chicago Fed President Charles Evans tells CNBC.
U.S. economic growth slowed in the fourth quarter, but not as sharply as previously estimated.
St. Louis Fed President James Bullard said that the decision not to hike seems to have pressured global and U.S. growth.
The number of Americans filing for benefits rose modestly, while revisions for prior weeks showed the labor market was much stronger than thought.
New orders for long-lasting U.S. manufactured goods fell in February as the sector continues to struggle with the strong dollar.
Two top Federal Reserve officials outlined their takes on the U.S. economy in separate speeches on Monday.
There were 5.5 million job openings in January, up from 5.28 million job openings in December.
A key economic measure ticked higher in February, but fell just short of Wall Street expectations.
The number of Americans filing for benefits rose from a five-month low, but remained below a level associated with a strengthening labor market.
A dovish Federal Reserve held the line on interest rates and substantially scaled back its expectations for further moves ahead.
The Federal Reserve kept interest rates unchanged on Wednesday, meeting most market watchers' expectations.
This is a comparison of today's FOMC statement with the one issued after the Fed's previous policy-making meeting on Jan. 27.
See how March's dot plot for federal-funds rate targets compared to that of December.
Thirty-day fed funds futures prices are widely considered a bellwether of U.S. monetary policy changes.
Underlying U.S. inflation increased more than expected in February, which could keep the Fed on course to gradually raise interest rates this year.
Groundbreaking increased 5.2 percent to a seasonally adjusted annual pace of 1.18 million units.
The is expected to report that industrial production fell 0.3 percent in February after spiking 0.9 percent a month earlier.
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