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Data firm Markit said its "flash" services Purchasing Managers Index hit 56.3 in November, slightly below expectations and the lowest since April.
Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel is stepping down under pressure, the first Cabinet-level casualty of the November elections.
The Chicago Federal Reserve's National Activity Index growth moderated in October. The Index fell to +0.14 in October from +0.29 the month before.
Obama’s failure to address the high-skilled visa problem is a huge mistake, says Larry Kudlow.
As the gears of the global economy continue to slow, the U.S. has—so far—bucked the trend. But it can't do so forever.
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Central banks in Europe and China on Friday announced moves to ease credit. But the action may have limited impact.
When China cuts interest rates, McDonald's outperforms the market five days later and makers of stone and gravel also beat the market, history shows.
Growing social unrest in Mexico culminated in a mass protest on the streets of its capital Thursday, with reports of fierce clashes between demonstrators and police.
A new study shows real wages for manufacturing workers declined three times as much as for workers as a whole.
With its domestic economy cooling, China is investing heavily outside its borders in multibillion dollar infrastructure projects.
The Bronx has the highest unemployment rate in the state of New York. Here's what millennials there are doing about it, the GlobalPost reports.
Factory activity in the mid-Atlantic region expanded at its fastest pace in years in November, with growth blowing past expectations.
U.S. home resales are at a one year high for October, rising 1.5 percent to an annual rate of 5.26 million units.
The Conference Board's leading indicators index climbed in October, a strong gauge of the economy's future health.
The U.S. manufacturing sector slowed in November to its lowest rate of growth since January; a gauge of new orders also fell for a third month.
The Fed is crafting disclosure rules for banks' liquidity requirements that could be both qualitative and quantitative, Fed Gov. Daniel Tarullo said.
Initial claims for state unemployment benefits fell more than expected, while a reading on consumer prices came in unexpectedly flat.
Noted Fed critic Jim Grant has noticed a trend in recent Fed minutes. Here's what he thinks it means.
Officials are worried that inflation may stay low "for quite some time" despite the central bank's multi-trillion dollar efforts to jumpstart the economy.
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