U.S. consumer spending fell in September for the first time in eight months, suggesting the economy lost some momentum heading into the quarter.» Read More
John Lekas of Leader Capital isn't sweating the end of quantitative easing. In fact, he's wondering why anyone ever thought it mattered.
What does the replacement of hawkish Federal Reserve bank presidents Charles Plosser and Richard Fisher mean for U.S. policy?
Things are changing rapidly in these final days before the midterm election. Is it enough to tip the scales in favor of the GOP?
As fuel prices continue to fall, heading into the holidays, businesses are wondering if energy cost savings will translate into more consumer spending.
The Human Rights Campaign praised Apple CEO Tim Cook's op-ed in Bloomberg Businessweek that said he is "proud to be gay."
Former Federal Reserve Chairman Alan Greenspan said under current economic conditions, this asset is a good place to put money reports The Fiscal Times.
A smaller trade deficit and a surge in defense spending buoyed U.S. economic growth in the third quarter, as jobless claims ticked higher last week.
A robust pace of business spending likely buoyed U.S. economic growth in the quarter, a sign companies have confidence in the recovery's sustainability.
Art Cashin of UBS Financial Services says stocks moved in usual fashion going in to and following the Federal Reserve's 2 p.m. ET statement.
Ron Insana disagrees with the Fed's assessment on inflation. Here's why.
This is a comparison of today's FOMC statement with the one issued after the Fed's previous policy-making meeting on September 17.
The central bank had been buying Treasurys and mortgage-backed securities as part of a program that swelled its balance sheet past $4.5 trillion.
From "Lloyd Vader" to "Sexy Janet Yellen," here are Raj Mahal's idea for Halloween costumes for the 1%.
Chinese ships carrying exports to market are churning out air pollution in its major port cities, according to a report.
Moody's reported that the U.S. government's current fiscal position remains healthy but there could be long-term risks from social spending.
The Federal Reserve is expected to announce the end of its last round of quantitative easing, a move that markets have anticipated for nine months.
Gas prices could fall below $3 a gallon nationwide by the weekend, and the already big savings for consumers should put some jingle in holiday shopping.
The Consumer Confidence Index rebounded from September and beat estimates with a report of 94.5 in October.
Here are three things the Fed should say in its statement this week, says Michael Farr.
Many factors can decide the 2014 battle for Congress. But campaign money isn't likely to.
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