With the March jobs report, there are some questions about whether Wall Street is set up for a disappointment. Growth in 1Q slowed to a crawl.» Read More
While the Bacon Cheeseburger Index is intended as lighthearted look at economic conditions, for the Fed inflation is serious business.
McDonald's and labor unions are in a fight that has entered a key phase this week, and the ultimate outcome could alter the franchising model.
Nomura's Janjuah believes that any rate hike could be postponed and that more aggressive easing could be on the way.
The Fed is likely to start raising borrowing costs, and improvement of the labor market would be a factor in deciding when to move.
The Conference Board's Consumer Confidence Index hit 101.3 in March, beating estimates.
The tax system is unfair, it kills jobs, and gives some an unfair advantage. It's time to ax the income tax, says Peter Morici.
The Institute for Supply Management-Chicago Business Barometer edged up after a sharp decline the previous month, but fell below expectations.
"This is a very dangerous development," with the tail wagging the dog, former Fed Gov. Kevin Warsh tells CNBC.
Existing security software fails to keep out the bad guys. Tanium changes the game by limiting the damage the hackers can inflict.
Jeffrey Lacker, president of the Federal Reserve Bank of Richmond, said he believes a case can be made for an increase in rates relatively soon.
Former Fed Chairman Ben Bernanke says downward pressure on rates would ease as economic recovery in Europe takes hold.
CNBC Rapid Update, which tracks forecasts from economists, fell 0.4 percent to 1.4 percent after weaker consumer spending in February.
California is bracing for year four of a major drought and many farmers already are reducing acreage.
The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday declined to hear a new challenge to the Obamacare law that took aim at the so-called death panel.
Consumer spending barely rose in February as households boosted savings to their highest level in more than two years.
The U.S. economy is headed for another good year, according to the latest forecast from a group of business economists.
The steady advance of technology is making ownership of assets less attractive and economic growth ever harder to measure.
Zillow Chief Economist Stan Humphries tells CNBC that home ownership is a good bet when "buying is more advantageous than renting."
The Pao/Kleiner Perkins trial didn't set a legal precedent, but a public discussion precedent.
U.S. Treasury Secretary Jack Lew will press Chinese officials next week to adopt a more market-determined exchange rate policy, Treasury officials said on Friday.