It follows dismal initial readings of first-quarter GDP and disappointing May factory surveys from other regional Fed locations.» Read More
U.S. business investment spending plans jumped in April, a hopeful sign for manufacturing activity after a recent long spell of weakness.
The state of Canada's finances is back in focus this week with economists questioning whether it has managed to combat a rise in private debt.
The Fed vice chairman said it was "misleading" to give so much importance to the first interest rate hike.
Pakistan's central bank has cut its benchmark interest rate to 7 percent from 8 percent, a larger-than-expected move aimed at spurring economic growth.
Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras said on Saturday his government was on the final stretch of negotiations with its international lenders on a cash-for-reforms deal that would not involve further pension cuts and harsh austerity.
The Bank of England was forced on Friday night to confirm that it was secretly researching the financial impact of a possible decision by Britain to leave the EU, after it mistakenly emailed a journalist with the details.
The co-writer of "Tomorrowland" says Hollywood's fascination with high tech is a reflection of society's uneasy co-existence with technology.
Janet Yellen is offering a back-to-the-'50s approach to interest rates, says Larry Kudlow. He thinks she's right, though for many wrong reasons.
The head of the Myanmar state from which thousands of Rohingya Muslims are fleeing denied that persecution had prompted the exodus.
Janet Yellen said an interest rate hike would be appropriate this year if the economy improved. Experts varied on whether that would happen.
The Fed chair predicted moderate growth this year and beyond, explaining that economic headwinds are waning.
"In recent decades, our country’s rising tide has not lifted the boats of the poor," writes Warren Buffett.
David Stockman explains why the stock and bond market could be on the verge of a collapse.
U.S. consumer prices moderated in April on weak gasoline prices, but rising shelter and medical care costs boosted underlying inflation pressures.
The Fed meeting minutes are so detailed and such a central focus for investors and media that policy debates may be hindered, a top Fed official said.
Investors should "ignore the noise" surrounding GDP data and instead look at factors like employment, economists told CNBC.
A historic divergence between the record-setting Dow industrials and the Dow transports has caught the eye of traders as a potential warning for stocks.
Those having a hard time finding growth in the U.S. economy are looking in the wrong places.
Wall Street investors and the Federal Reserve are both dismissing this possibility, Jim Paulsen said.
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