• Netanyahu takes center stage in GOP war with Obama Tuesday, 3 Mar 2015 | 6:31 AM ET
    Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu casts his ballot at a polling station on election day, January 22, 2013 in Jerusalem, Israel.

    Iraeli Prime Minister Netanyahu will address Congress featuring divisions not only over his likely message, but on the nature of his trip to the nation's capital. NBCNews reports.

  • Consumer spending falls for a second straight month Monday, 2 Mar 2015 | 8:31 AM ET

    U.S. consumer spending fell for a second straight month in January, as lower gasoline prices continued to weigh on receipts at service stations.

  • Breaking down the unemployment rate  Friday, 27 Feb 2015 | 3:15 PM ET

    CNBC's Jeff Cox reacts to former Texas Gov. Rick Perry comment on the unemployment rate being a sham.

  • Chicago PMI drops to lowest since 2009 in February Friday, 27 Feb 2015 | 10:00 AM ET

    The Institute for Supply Management-Chicago Business Barometer fell far more than expected in February, plummeting to 45.8 from January's read of 59.4.

  • US Q4 growth rate revised down to 2.2% Friday, 27 Feb 2015 | 8:30 AM ET
    Workers assemble Jeep Wranglers at the Chrysler Toledo North Assembly Plant in Toledo, Ohio.

    U.S. economic growth braked more sharply than initially thought in the fourth quarter, but the underlying fundamentals remained solid.

  • Larry Bossidy's call on the economy  Friday, 27 Feb 2015 | 7:52 AM ET

    Former Honeywell CEO Larry Bossidy shares his thought on the U.S. economy.

  • Consumer price index posts biggest drop since 2008 Thursday, 26 Feb 2015 | 8:31 AM ET
    Shoppers at a Target store in Mentor, Ohio.

    Consumer prices dropped in January as gas prices continued to fall, which could give a cautious Fed ammunition to keep interest rates low a bit longer.

  • US jobless claims rise higher than expected Thursday, 26 Feb 2015 | 8:31 AM ET
    Job seekers wait in line to register for a job fair at California's Great America theme park on February 6, 2015 in Santa Clara, California.

    More Americans sought unemployment aid last week, though the number of applications was still consistent with steady hiring.

  • BERLIN, Feb 26- Germany's jobless rate remained at a record low of 6.5 percent for a third straight month in February, data showed on Thursday, boosting expectations that private consumption will help drive growth in Europe's largest economy this year. That was in line with the consensus forecast in a Reuters poll and remains the lowest since German...

  • Yellen: No rate hike for next couple FOMC meetings Wednesday, 25 Feb 2015 | 11:06 AM ET
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    Janet Yellen gives the Senate Banking Committee a decidedly dovish tone on interest rates.

  • Janet Yellen: Don't audit the Fed Wednesday, 25 Feb 2015 | 10:55 AM ET
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    Fed Chair Janet Yellen testified before Congress on Tuesday after presenting her semiannual monetary policy report.

  • Fed's Yellen, ECB's Draghi discuss policy Wednesday, 25 Feb 2015 | 10:26 AM ET
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    US Fed Chair Janet Yellen continued her semiannual testimony on monetary policy and the economy before the House Committee on Financial Services.

  • What to expect after Yellen's statement: Analyst Tuesday, 24 Feb 2015 | 11:19 AM ET
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    Fed Chair Janet Yellen's prepared statement shows the central bank will not raise rates in June as expected, Diane Swonk told CNBC.

  • US lawmaker urges Obama to aid allies in ISIS fight Friday, 20 Feb 2015 | 12:16 PM ET
    A fighter of the Islamic State stands guard near the city of Baiji, north of Baghdad June 19, 2014.

    A Republican lawmaker is pushing for legislation to provide fighter jets, weapons and aid to allies fighting Islamic State.

  • LONDON, Feb 18- Sterling hit a seven-year high against the euro on Wednesday after data showed British wages growing strongly, outstripping inflation by the widest margin since before the financial crisis. The Office for National Statistics also said Britain's unemployment rate fell to 5.7 percent, its lowest level in more than six years.

  • LONDON, Feb 18- British pay growth outstripped a dwindling inflation rate by the widest margin since before the financial crisis in December, several measures of earnings showed, giving many households a boost ahead of elections in May. The Office for National Statistics also said on Wednesday that the unemployment rate unexpectedly fell to 5.7 percent, its...

  • LONDON, Feb 18- Sterling rose towards seven-year highs against the euro while gilt futures fell on Wednesday after data showed British pay growth far outstripped inflation in December and the jobless rate fell. The Office for National Statistics also said Britain's unemployment rate fell to 5.7 percent, its lowest level in more than six years.

  • ISIS claims beheading of 21 Egyptian Christians Sunday, 15 Feb 2015 | 4:59 PM ET
    A masked man speaking in what is believed to be a North American accent in a video that Islamic State militants released in September 2014.

    ISIS released a video on Sunday that seems to show the militant group beheading 21 Egyptian Christians kidnapped in Libya.

  • US consumer sentiment tumbles, misses forecast Friday, 13 Feb 2015 | 10:05 AM ET
    Shoppers enter the 34th Street subway station with Macy's packages in New York.

    Sentiment fell in February from an 11-year high, a survey released on Friday showed.

  • What rising oil means for stocks  Thursday, 12 Feb 2015 | 1:31 PM ET

    Jim Paulsen, Wells Capital Management, thinks oil is in the process of bottoming, and this could be bad for stocks; and CNBC contributor Ron Insana, provides perspective.