Business activity in the U.S. Midwest jumped to a six-month high in July, showing expansion in the region for the first time since April.» Read More
Construction material costs have been rising so fast it's hard to keep pace, Mohawk CEO Jeffrey Lorberbaum tells CNBC.
Ron Insana is seeing very concrete signs of economic improvement around the US — and that's good news for the market.
Wholesale inventories rose as companies built up stocks of autos and machinery, though sales posted their largest decline in nearly five years.
Applications for U.S. home mortgages fell in the latest week as interest rates edged higher, an industry group said on Wednesday.
The loss of economic momentum in some emerging market economies (EME) is hitting global growth prospects, the OECD has warned.
In a few years the rate of money flow and inflation will start to catch up to each other, eventually sparking a recession, a new analysis from Dick Bove said.
There's more at play in the recent housing setback than just this winter's frozenomics, home builder Ara Hovnanian tells CNBC.
NY Fed President William Dudley outlined some bright spots in the US recovery from recession, but he stressed that the labor market is still hobbled.
Traders saw the surprise gain in February jobs as a sign of a stronger economy, and a signal that interest rates could continue to move higher.
Job creation accelerated in February, posting a better-than-expected gain of 175,000 despite expectations that weather would keep the count low.
The U.S. Labor Department said Friday that the unemployment rate hit XX in February—but does that rate tell the real story?
The U.S. trade deficit was little changed in January as a rebound in exports matched an increase in imports.
Texas governor Rick Perry said that Republican leaders like him are leading the nation's economic recovery, while Democrat-led states are hurting it.
Here are five vital signs that help capture the state of the job market to date.
New orders for U.S. factory goods fell more than expected in January and shipments also slipped, a new report showed.
Philly Fed President Charles Plosser is "very worried" about the potential for unintended consequences of the Fed's exit from its bond-buying program.
The Fed will need to start raising short-term U.S. interest rates in the middle of next year as economic growth picks up and the jobless rate falls.
The number of new claims for unemployment benefits hit a three-month low last week, while productivity fell short of expectations.
The number of American companies planning job cuts declined in February, with the bulk of layoffs seen in the financial sector.
The services sector index fell last month, its worst read since February 2010 as bad weather impacted business activity.