The number of Americans filing for benefits fell more than expected last week, near 42-year lows.» Read More
Stocks rallied on Janet Yellen's monetary policy report, but some market pros found her testimony lacking.
Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen defended the central bank's policy course, saying the central bank was trying to be as consistent as possible considering the difficulty of the task at hand.
Janet Yellen gave a thumb's up to the US economy. And as established economies get more attractive, emerging markets have to work harder to attract—and keep—investors.
Getting ready to quit your job? Some economists think it's a positive sign. But that may not be so.
The GOP-controlled House has backed away from a battle over the government's debt cap and passed a measure extending Treasury's borrowing authority.
The chairman of the House Financial Services Committee questioned on CNBC the usefulness of the Federal Reserve's forward guidance tool.
U.S. wholesale inventories rose less than expected in December, suggesting a moderation in the pace of stock accumulation.
Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen promised a steady and consistent course forward, with less money printing but continued low rates.
House Republican leaders will seek to make an extension of the debt limit conditional on the repeal of a planned cut in military pension benefits.
Optimism among owners of small business in the U.S. crept higher in January, continuing a trend, amid hopes for higher sales.
Rapid growth, a manufacturing boom and foreign involvement are boosting Mexico's economy, Finance Minister Luis Videgaray told CNBC.
Millions of jobless Americans are wondering if this economic recovery is as good as it gets. Increasingly, it looks that way.
Underlying fundamental problems in the US economy could get worse — and many are, says Nobel laureate and Columbia professor Joseph Stiglitz.
As health insurance becomes disconnected from work, people will rely less on their jobs to get coverage.
The campaign against increasing the minimum wage illustrates how groups are working in opaque ways to shape hot-button political debates.
The average price of regular gasoline in the U.S. has fallen 2 cents a gallon during the past two weeks.
Job growth saw another weak month, with employers adding another 113,000 positions as frigid weather and a deluge of storms dampened hiring.
January's employment report was a "disappointment, but not a massive one," Goldman Sachs' chief economist told CNBC on Friday.
Friday's nonfarm payrolls report left the market confused and likely will only add to the discussion over the Federal Reserve's future plans.
A second month of surprisingly weak job growth and a lower unemployment rate is sending inconclusive messages about the economy.