Consumer spending in June recorded its smallest gain in four months as demand for automobiles softened, suggesting the economy lost some momentum.» Read More
Boston Fed President Eric Rosengren told CNBC he'd like to see more improvement in the economy before considering whether to start tapering.
More than one quarter of Americans perceive China as the dominant economic power, according to a survey, a reflection of the changing global order.
Gas prices are at the lowest level of the year with the national average price at $3.25 a gallon, but some drivers are feeling even more relief.
Euro zone unemployment will remain near its record high for the next two years, the European Commission said in its latest economic forecast, amid subdued growth.
The area is in the midst of a real estate bonanza that's attracting a wave of buyers from China.
"Where I'd avoid is the consumer-related names," Simon Baker says.
The government shutdown may have ended a couple of weeks ago, but, like a bad hangover, the economic fears and financial uncertainty are lingering.
Inflation is low, so "What's the hurry" to taper the Fed's massive bond-buying program, the St. Louis Fed president said Monday.
The idea that "extreme dove" Janet Yellen would taper soon after taking the helm of the Fed is just "wishful thinking," said Peter Schiff,CEO of Euro Pacific Capital.
Factory orders sank more than estimated in September, as Washington hurtled to the brink of default.
Investors aren't worrying much about the stock market, and that worries Edward Yardeni.
Economists have long fretted quantitative easing might spur inflation, but now an economist is questioning whether it might cause deflation instead.
Even as the euro zone shows faint signs of stirring, the ECB is likely to send a dovish message that more monetary help will be on the way.
A new survey of family offices by Citi shows that the wealthy are cash heavy.
The pace of growth in the U.S. manufacturing sector hit a one-year-low in October as factory output slowed sharply, in contrast to other manufacturing indicators showing expansion.
The US manufacturing sector expanded at its fastest pace in 2½ years last month, an industry report showed Friday, but the pace of hiring slowed from September.
The Fed "clearly missed" an opportunity to begin tapering its massive bond-buying program in September, Philadelphia Fed President Charles Plosser says.
There are a few warning signs for the market as October ends with solid gains, but traders caution that stocks keep defying every bearish trend.
Cuts kicking in Friday will siphon $5 billion from a program that helps one in seven Americans put three meals on the table.
The weak jobs recovery has hit men and women in different—but nevertheless harsh—ways, and that's leaving many couples struggling to get by.