Economic Reports


  • 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.

  • 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.

  • Fed's Yellen, ECB's Draghi discuss policy Wednesday, 25 Feb 2015 | 10:26 AM ET
    Janet Yellen

    US Fed Chair Janet Yellen continued her semiannual testimony on monetary policy and the economy before the House Committee on Financial Services.

  • Janet Yellen: Don't audit the Fed Wednesday, 25 Feb 2015 | 10:55 AM ET
    Janet Yellen

    Fed Chair Janet Yellen testified before Congress on Tuesday after presenting her semiannual monetary policy report.

  • Yellen: No rate hike for next couple FOMC meetings Wednesday, 25 Feb 2015 | 11:06 AM ET
    Janet Yellen

    Janet Yellen gives the Senate Banking Committee a decidedly dovish tone on interest rates.

  • Philly Fed index falls to lowest in a year Thursday, 19 Feb 2015 | 10:01 AM ET
    Welders work on the deck component of a petroleum tanker at the Aker Philadelphia Shipyard in Philadelphia.

    Philadelphia Federal Reserve Bank's business index hit its lowest in a year, against expectations it would rise.

  • Rough winter hits home builder sentiment  Tuesday, 17 Feb 2015 | 10:00 AM ET

    CNBC's Diana Olick reports on the drop in home builder sentiment in February. The drop is attributable to weather, according to NAHB.

  • 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.

  • Santelli Exchange: Weak retail sales  Thursday, 12 Feb 2015 | 11:47 AM ET

    CNBC's Rick Santelli provides perspective on disappointing retail sales.

  • Retail, jobs & gauging the consumer  Friday, 6 Feb 2015 | 2:07 PM ET

    Discussing the real health of retail hiring, with Steve Sandove, former Chairman and CEO of Saks.

  • New economic gear?  Friday, 6 Feb 2015 | 2:01 PM ET

    More insight to Friday's jobs data: 257,000 jobs in January and unemployment at 5.7 percent. "It feels like a different gear for the economy," explains CNBC's Steve Liesman.

  • Oil back under $50  Wednesday, 4 Feb 2015 | 2:29 PM ET

    CNBC's Jackie DeAngelis reports oil fundamentals are back in play, and oil traders are selling again.

  • US momentum fading?  Wednesday, 4 Feb 2015 | 10:05 AM ET

    Discussing how the Federal Reserve is looking at the U.S. economy, with Michael Gapen, Barclays chief U.S. economist.

  • January economic recap  Wednesday, 4 Feb 2015 | 10:01 AM ET

    Insight to recent economic data, including January's ISM non-manufacturing index of 56.7, with CNBC's Steve Liesman.

  • ISM non-manufacturing 56.7  Wednesday, 4 Feb 2015 | 9:59 AM ET

    CNBC's Rick Santelli reports January's ISM non-manufacturing index is 56.7.

  • Services sector growth edges higher in January Wednesday, 4 Feb 2015 | 10:00 AM ET

    The services sector grew at a slightly faster pace in January though the employment index slowed.

  • Factory orders fall sharply, decline broad-based Tuesday, 3 Feb 2015 | 10:00 AM ET
    A factory worker installs components for a forklift at the Toyota Industrial Equipment Manufacturing facility in Columbus, Indiana, Jan. 22, 2015.

    New orders for U.S. factory goods fell for a fifth straight month, but a smaller-than-previously reported drop in business spending plans supported views of a rebound in the months ahead.

  • Manufacturing sector growth slows in January Monday, 2 Feb 2015 | 10:00 AM ET
    Workers make brackets to go into Chevrolet Express Vans when they are converted to electric power at the VIA Electric Motors labs in Orem, Utah.

    The pace of growth in the manufacturing sector slowed more than expected, while construction spending rose less than estimates.