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The U.S. economy should be growing much faster, but the country has the wrong mix of fiscal and monetary policies, Richard Kovacevich tells CNBC.
A larger trade gap and a smaller business inventories than previously thought will probably account for much of the expected downward revision.
Critical government reports on the U.S.'s productivity growth appear to have the same seasonal problems that CNBC uncovered in the GDP data.
U.S. start-up activity is up with more older workers becoming entrepreneurs, according to the Kauffman Foundation. But where are the women and millennials?
The JPMorgan Chase layoffs come as the bank has moved to put more of an emphasis on technology and rely less on human tellers.
To the St. Louis Fed's James Bullard, the Fed's low rates have not done their job, and it is time to assess other approaches.
Much of the support for expanding Asian trade is coming for states with the most to gain, according to a CNBC analysis.
Raising rates would prompt CEOs to make investment decisions and consumers to make purchases, economist Drew Matus says.
Europe has the best hurricane forecasting model, for a variety of reasons, including funding. The U.S. could catch up if it was organized better.
Lower commodity prices have made recycling unprofitable, Waste Management CEO David Steiner tells CNBC.
The number of Americans filing claims for unemployment benefits unexpectedly rose last week, but at levels consistent with a stronger labor market.
San Francisco Fed President John Williams said he expects above-trend economic growth in the U.S. for the rest of the year after a weak first quarter.
Tokyo stocks are at fifteen-year highs and the yen at eight-year lows, but Bank of Japan Governor Haruhiko Kuroda doesn’t think a bubble is brewing.
Desalination is an expensive option compared to other methods of providing water, but many American habits take more energy than we realize.
Despite forecasts for a below-normal Atlantic hurricane season, many businesses post-Sandy are bracing for the worst.
The bond market has turned into a punching bag for big investors, but strategists don't see yields moving much higher for now.
Americans took a more optimistic outlook on their economic future last year despite only "mild improvements" in their well-being.
All this market volatility means one thing for sure: The market is SCREAMING for a Fed decision, says trader Kenny Polcari.
In CNBC's annual state ranking we used key metrics—from the cost of doing business to the quality of the workforce—to gauge competitiveness.
U.S. Treasury Secretary Jack Lew said conversations between central bankers in the U.S. have shown they understand the need to clearly communicate.