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Mortgage applications fell to their lowest level in more than 12 years in the past week, according to a weekly report.
The growing gap between the richest Americans and everyone else isn't bad just for individuals. It's hurting the U.S. economy.
Pent-up demand from the government shutdown drove more potential buyers to new model homes, boosting home builder confidence in December.
U.S. consumer prices were flat in November, but a bounce back in annual inflation may give the Fed cover to start dialing back it stimulus.
Stocks are being led by the dangerous "monetary manipulation" of the Fed's massive bond purchases, market watcher Jim Grant tells CNBC.
Wall Street now expects that the Federal Reserve will taper by February, according to the CNBC Fed Survey for December..
Janet Yellen has been a proponent of the idea that a little bit of inflation can be good for job creation. Rich Danker isn’t buying it. Here’s why.
The DC budget deal appears to be a welcome diversion from the governing-by-crisis model, but it may be the exception rather than the rule. POLITICO's Ben White reports.
U.S. industrial production recorded its largest increase in a year in November as mining and utilities output rebounded strongly.
U.S. nonfarm productivity rose the most in nearly 4 years, but a drop in unit labor costs underlined a lack of price pressure.
Yields on two and 10-year Treasurys could end 2014 at 2 percent in two different extreme scenarios, according to investment bank Morgan Stanley.
"When I go around to my fellow CEOs, people are frightened about whether you want to invest in the United States," he said.
Business activity in the euro zone's largest and second-largest economies continues to move in opposite directions.
U.S. producer prices fell for a third straight month in November, pointing to a lack of inflation.
Who would have thought that five of Zillow's top 10 healthiest housing markets would be in this state?
The events have gained attention, but the fatter paychecks probably haven't materialized yet for many minimum wage workers.
Most people now understand that quantitative easing adds reserves to the banking system. But they still miss the deeper implications.
A new survey paints a contradictory portrait of consumers, and of their finances and willingness to spend ahead of the critical holiday season.
The number of new U.S. unemployment claims rose sharply last week, even as retail sales gained solidly.
Business inventories rose, showing no signs of slowing yet after an aggressive accumulation in the third quarter left warehouses bulging with stock.