Economic Measures


  • US manufacturing gallops to highest in 3 years Friday, 1 Aug 2014 | 10:00 AM ET
    An employee uses a mig welder to create a welding beed on the inside seem of a Pioneer coal stove at the Leisure Line Stove Co. facility in Berwick, Pennsylvania.

    U.S. manufacturing expanded at the fastest pace in more than 3 years, boosted by a jump in its new orders and employment readings.

  • Consumer sentiment dips on worry about future Friday, 1 Aug 2014 | 9:55 AM ET

    U.S. consumer sentiment edged down in July, while an index of consumer expectations weakened for a third straight month, a survey released on Friday showed.

  • US manufacturing growth slowed in July: Markit Friday, 1 Aug 2014 | 9:46 AM ET
    A worker feeds material into a machine that will have the Velcro 'hooks and loops' attached to it at the Velcro USA Inc. manufacturing facility in Somersworth, New Hampshire.

    The U.S. manufacturing sector expanded in July, but the pace of growth slipped from the previous month, an industry report showed on Friday.

  • Fisher's jobs expectations     Friday, 1 Aug 2014 | 7:50 AM ET

    It would be nice to see above 200,000, says Dallas Fed President Richard Fisher, revealing what he hopes to see from Friday's jobs report.

  • Fisher on Texas' comeback     Friday, 1 Aug 2014 | 7:38 AM ET

    Dallas Fed President Richard Fisher, discusses the Lone Star State's economic boom.

  • Fisher: Move up 'liftoff' date     Friday, 1 Aug 2014 | 7:33 AM ET

    Things are getting better and if it continues, I personally believe we should move up the date of liftoff, says Dallas Fed President Richard Fisher, sharing his thoughts on tapering the Fed's easy money policy and when he expects to see interest rates increase.

  • Fisher's favorite hobby horse     Friday, 1 Aug 2014 | 7:10 AM ET

    We made money dirt cheap and abundant, says Dallas Fed President Richard Fisher, sharing his thoughts on the Fed's accommodative policy and its impact on businesses creating capital expenditure for jobs.

  • Richard Fisher, president and chief executive officer of the Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas.

    Things are better, it's what we wanted, says Dallas Fed President Richard Fisher, discussing the likelihood of the Federal Reserve raising interest anytime soon.

  • Stock Pops & Drops: TMUS, AVP, HLF, YELP     Thursday, 31 Jul 2014 | 5:45 PM ET

    The Fast Money traders take a look at today's biggest market movers.

  • US jobless claims rise but recovery hopes intact Thursday, 31 Jul 2014 | 8:30 AM ET
    A job searcher holds employment papers as she attends the Choice Career Fair on November 7, 2013 in West Palm Beach, Florida.

    The number of Americans filing new claims for unemployment benefits rose modestly last week, data showed Thursday.

  • Argentina defaults for second time in 13 years Thursday, 31 Jul 2014 | 12:04 AM ET
    Billboard placed along a street in Buenos Aires showing a poster from the government-related movement San Martin supporting the Argentine government in its dispute with the so-called 'holdout' hedge funds

    Argentina failed to strike a deal to avert its second default in over 12 years after talks with holdout creditors ended without a settlement.

  • Stock Pops & Drops: HES, GRMN, BCS, NFLX     Wednesday, 30 Jul 2014 | 5:45 PM ET

    The Fast Money traders take a look at today's biggest market movers.

  • GDP growth here to stay?     Wednesday, 30 Jul 2014 | 10:00 AM ET

    CNBC's Steve Liesman, breaks down the first Q2 reading for GDP which came in above forecasts with 4 percent growth and discusses what effect it will have on Fed policy.

  • US economy's Q2 growth spurt     Wednesday, 30 Jul 2014 | 8:31 AM ET
    A Ford worker performs a door install on a new 2014 Ford F-150 truck on the assembly line at the Ford Dearborn Truck Plant, June 13, 2014 in Dearborn, Mich.

    CNBC's Steve Liesman, and Michael Feroli, JPMorgan Chase, share perspective on the better-than-expected GDP data.

  • US economy sizzles in Q2, shakes off frostbite Wednesday, 30 Jul 2014 | 8:30 AM ET
    An employee works on the production line at the Subaru of Indiana Automotive assembly plant in Lafayette, Indiana, July 24, 2014.

    U.S. economic growth accelerated more than expected in the second quarter, which may bolster views for the remainder of the year.

  • GDP up 4.0%     Wednesday, 30 Jul 2014 | 8:30 AM ET

    CNBC's Rick Santelli reports the latest numbers on the economy.

  • Key data point of the day: GDP     Wednesday, 30 Jul 2014 | 6:19 AM ET

    Mark Vitner, Wells Fargo senior economist, and Richard Hoey, BNY Mellon chief economist, share their thoughts on what they expect to see from Wednesday's GDP numbers.

  • Stock Pops & Drops: T, GLW, COST, WYNN     Tuesday, 29 Jul 2014 | 5:45 PM ET

    The Fast Money traders take a look at today's biggest market movers.

  • Argentina faces ‘shock’ if it defaults: Debt pro Tuesday, 29 Jul 2014 | 12:21 PM ET
    A young man passes by posters on a wall against the 'vulture funds' in Buenos Aires on June 18, 2014.

    Argentina could be back in the economic doldrums if it defaults on Wednesday, a key player in its 2010 debt restructuring told CNBC.

  • US confidence soars to highest in nearly 7 years Tuesday, 29 Jul 2014 | 11:05 AM ET
    The Apple store on the Upper West Side in New York, July 20, 2014.

    Consumers grew more confident about the economy in July, The Conference Board reported on Tuesday, as expectations built for the recovery.