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Orders for long-lasting factory goods were expected to rise 1.2 percent in February after increasing 1.8 percent a month earlier.
Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin said the tax plan will be comprehensive, including both personal and corporate tax reform.
White House budget director Mick Mulvaney also tells CNBC he's not sure the administration has enough votes for passage.
The Fed should also begin allowing its massive portfolio to run off, St. Louis Federal Reserve Bank President James Bullard said on Friday.
The analysis comes as the House of Representatives is poised to vote on a bill to repeal and replace parts of the Affordable Care Act.
House Ways and Means Committee Chairman Kevin Brady offers ideas on how to blunt the initial impact of a border adjustment tax on imports.
Goldman estimates that every percentage point increase of Americans with health insurance yielded a 0.6 percent rise in health employment.
Investors' fears about the Obamacare repeal aren't likely to be realized, according to separate analyses ahead of Thursday's crucial vote.
Biden said eliminating Obamacare would only benefit drug, insurance and medical device companies, USA Today reports.
The Fed should raise rates two more times this year and continue work on a plan to trim its massive balance sheet, Dallas Fed President Robert Kaplan said.
The run-up in U.S. real estate prices could potentially amplify any future economic downturn, a Federal Reserve official said on Tuesday.
Higher housing costs have borrowers searching for the best deals on home loans.
Cleveland Fed President Mester said that if the economic data holds up she supports the U.S. central bank taking steps that would begin to reduce its debt.
Investors aren't properly pricing rising inflation into their decision making, according to one portfolio manager.
The Commerce Department said on Tuesday the current account deficit fell 3.1 percent to $112.4 billion.
Philadelphia Fed President Patrick Harker also tells CNBC that getting a 2017 rate hike out of the way in March just "made sense."
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