CNBC's Diana Olick reports on today's housing starts data. Anika Khan of Wells Fargo discusses just how real the "comeback" is in housing, and whether 10 percent down payments are back.» Read More
Multi-family starts rose 25 percent month-to-month in May, and single-family starts were up just 0.3 percent month-to-month. CNBC's Diana Olick, offers insight. Jade Mills, Coldwell Banker; Al Goldstein, Pangea Properties CEO; and Niall Ferguson, Harvard economist, weigh in.
US consumer sentiment fell this month after reaching its highest in nearly six years in May, a survey released on Friday showed.
US industrial production was unchanged in May, the Fed said, compared with forecasts for a light increase.
There was a 7 second early pop in July natural gas futures this morning before the economic data was released, reports CNBC's Eamon Javers. Kenny Polcari, O'Neil Securities; Thomas Curran, Peckar & Abramson; and CNBC's John Carney, discuss.
CNBC's Steve Liesman, discusses America's energy boom and how it is changing the markets and the world.
There was a seven-second early pop in July nat gas futures before the economic data were released this morning, reports CNBC's Eamon Javers.
U.S. business inventories rose, but with goods taking longer to sell businesses could slow their pace of stock accumulation to prevent an unwanted piling up of merchandise.
The number of Americans filing new claims for jobless benefits fell, nearing its lowest level in five years in a sign of resilience for the labor market.
Thomson Reuters gives elite traders an early advantage, reports CNBC's Eamon Javers. Harvey Pitt, Former SEC Chairman; Irene Aldridge, Alpha Trading; and CNBC's Steve Liesman, provide perspective.
Elite traders can receive early access to consumer confidence data for a fee, reports CNBC's Eamon Javers. CNBC's Rick Santelli and Jim Cramer, and Jared Bernstein, Center on Budget and Policy Priorities, discuss.
CNBC has obtained a document showing that, for a fee, an elite group of traders access a closely watched piece of market-moving data before its release. CNBC's Eamon Javers and Steve Liesman discuss.
US wholesale inventories rose modestly in April, the latest suggestion that restocking will not be much of a boost to economic growth in the second quarter.
TrimTabs says its data shows almost every asset class in the world is now overpriced. Joe Tanious, JPMorgan Funds, and CNBC's Jeff Cox, provide perspective.
One nerdy nugget out of May's jobs data that will make you look really smart at this weekend's cocktail party, with CNBC's Steve Liesman.
As the market moves higher on May's jobs data, Treasury prices take a hit. Jeff Kilburg, KKM Financial, and Joe Tanious, JPMorgan Funds, discuss.
What today's jobs data means for Fed policy and the economy, with CNBC's Steve Liesman.
Discussing expectations for tomorrow's jobs report, with Edward Lazear, Council of Economic Advisers, and T.J. Rodgers, Cypress Semiconductor.
Activity in the US services sector picked up slightly in May, though growth was lackluster. A separate report showed that new orders for US factory goods rose in April.
US manufacturing activity contracted for the first time in six months. A separate report showed that US construction spending rose slightly.
U.S. manufacturing picked up slightly in May, though the pace was still sluggish, a survey showed Monday, suggesting the sector may be a drag on the economy in the second quarter.