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
The problem of U.S. underemployment may lessen in 2014, with better quality, higher-paying jobs on the market.
The pace of growth of business in the Midwest slowed in December, signaling a cooling in the region's manufacturing.
US consumer confidence rose in December as consumers grew more optimistic about the job market, according to a private sector report released on Tuesday.
The U.S. housing market could be in the early stages of yet another bubble, warned Robert Shiller, co-founder of the Case-Shiller index.
China's top planning agency pledged to curb local government debt while the central bank said it will keep monetary policy stable in 2014.
Congress is letting popular tax breaks expire at the end of the year, creating uncertainty—once again—for millions of individuals and businesses.
Asia faces four big challenges – inflation, interest rates, Japan's role and politics – all of which may hit hopes for a cheery 2014, HSBC said.
The legalized marijuana experiment kicks off in earnest Wednesday, as Colorado beats Washington in opening the first licensed retail outlets.
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Gas prices took the long way around in 2013, ending the year just a few cents from their starting points.
The White House is coming under pressure from some of its closest allies to name a CEO to run its health insurance marketplace.
Signed contracts to buy existing homes rose slightly in November, breaking a five-month negative streak, according to the National Association of Realtors.
Calls for China to accelerate financial reforms grew louder on Monday after figures showed its indebted local governments owe nearly $3 trillion.
Extreme Dodge in Jackson, Mich. offers clues about how small businesses are faring under Obamacare, NBC News investigates.
The European Central Bank's President sees no urgent need to cut the euro zone's main interest rate further and no signs of deflation, he said in an interview published on Saturday.
Saturday's loss in jobless benefits will escalate the battle between proponents of small government and those who say the move will hurt the economy. USA Today reports.
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The number of Americans filing new claims for unemployment benefits fell last week to the lowest level in nearly a month.
The outlook for the new year is positive: 49 percent think their own fortunes will improve in 2014, 14 percent are anticipating a downgrade.
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