The number of Americans filing for benefits fell more than expected last week, near 42-year lows.» Read More
Interest rate swaps - sold as a way to save money on public financing - have turned into municipal bombs.
Federal and state funding cutbacks are challenging Main Street. The future of America is at stake since cities contribute more than 90 percent to GDP.
The head of the National Urban League outlines a plan to close the economic divide that's crippling U.S. cities.
The Fed is considering a delay in the compliance date for the Volcker regulation, giving banks additional time to conform. The FT reports.
Former Treasury Secretary Timothy Geithner has taken a job as president of the private equity firm Warburg Pincus.
With some predicting a December taper, traders will keep a close eye on the Fed this week.
JPMorgan Chase has agreed to pay $4.5 billion to settle claims by 21 major institutional investors who lost money on mortgage-backed securities.
There are two main ways this recovery is different, says economist Joel Naroff. Here's what investors need to focus on.
Nothing has been done to address the United States debt crisis. We need a call to action to save our country, says Murray T. Holland.
Weak U.S. export prices and soft New York state manufacturing presented a new set of wrinkles for the global economy, two reports said on Friday.
U.S. industrial production unexpectedly fell in October as output at power plants and mines declined.
Social tensions in the Middle East and North Africa will dominate the international agenda next year, according to new global survey.
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Janet Yellen robustly defended the Fed's bold steps to spur economic growth, calling efforts to boost hiring an "imperative" at a hearing into her nomination.
Americans filing new claims for unemployment benefits fell by less than expected, just as the September trade gap widened unexpectedly.
The question of whether the city bargained in good faith with unions is key to a judge's decision on whether Detroit is eligible to restructure its finances under bankruptcy law.
Janet Yellen's GOP critics want the dovish Fed vice chair to give them a sign that extraordinary monetary measures won't go on forever, said a former Fed economist.
The Treasury Department said the deficit in October was 24 percent lower than the $120 billion imbalance recorded in October 2012.
Janet Yellen, Obama's nominee for Federal Reserve chair, will testify before Congress on Thursday.
A scaling back of the Federal Reserve's stimulus program can be expected in the next couple of months, Morgan Stanley CEO James Gorman said.