During congressional testimony on Tuesday and Wednesday, Fed Chair Janet Yellen said she was "optimistic" on the slowly growing economy.» Read More
The U.S. trade deficit narrowed in March as exports rebounded, but the improvement may not help first-quarter growth.
Complacency by policymakers is one of the biggest risks to the world's economy, the head of the OECD told CNBC, as the organization cut its global growth forecast for 2014.
Growth in the U.S. services sector accelerated in April, rising at the fastest pace in eight months as new orders jumped.
Growth in the U.S. services sector slowed slightly in April, and the pace of employment slackened to its slowest in more than a year.
CNBC's Steve Liesman digs into April's jobs number, saying there will be a few new key data pieces for the Fed to consider.
CNBC's Patti Domm sits down with Moody's Analytics chief economist Mark Zandi, to discuss Friday's jobs report.
Discussing current economic growth, and the state of unemployment, with former Obama economic adviser Alan Krueger.
Today's Fed decision and economic reports gave a mixed signal about the state of the U.S. economy.
Discussing the current focus of investors, with Ward McCarthy, Jefferies & Company, and Katie Stockton, BTIG chief technical strategist.
CNBC's Steve Liesman provides insight on the latest ISM Index number, construction spending from March and initial jobless claims.
CNBC's Rick Santelli reports April's ISM Index resulted at 54.9, and March construction spending was up 0.2 percent.
Manufacturing growth accelerated for a 3rd month in April, boosted by a pickup in employment. Separately, construction spending rose.
The number of Americans filing new claims for unemployment benefits unexpectedly rose last week, as did spending and income.
CNBC's Rick Santelli and Steve Liesman, discuss current economic conditions after the Fed's decision to cut its bond purchasing program by another $10 billion.
The "Street Signs" crew reacts to the Fed's decision to taper its bond buying program by another $10 billion, with Anika Khan, Wells Fargo Securities; Jack McIntyre, Brandywine Global; and David Kelly, JPMorgan Funds.
The Federal Reserve has tapered its bond buying program by $10 billion to $45 billion, reports CNBC's John Harwood.
A closely-watched employment indicator reported on Wednesday that the economy created 220,000 private sector jobs in April.
U.S. single-family home prices rose in February and beat expectations, a closely watched survey said on Tuesday.
U.S. consumer sentiment rose in April to a nine-month high as views on current and near-term conditions surged.
The number of new U.S. jobless claims for unemployment benefits increased more than expected last week, along with March durable goods.