Effective demand is extraordinarily weak, probably tantamount to the later stages of the Great Depression, Alan Greenspan said.» Read More
Optimism is up among small businesses, but they are not borrowing. Here's why.
Consumer prices dropped in January as gas prices continued to fall, which could give a cautious Fed ammunition to keep interest rates low a bit longer.
More Americans sought unemployment aid last week, though the number of applications was still consistent with steady hiring.
The U.S. may not be as strong as investors think because it is growing overly dependent on the consumer for economic growth, Jim O'Neill tells CNBC.
Amid a brutal winter, CNBC's Eric Chemi asks, can specific food items ordered for home delivery help predict the size of the tip?
Even with the wage increases the chain recently announced, workers often do not get enough hours to make ends meet, NYT reports.
The new futures and options market for bitcoin just changed the game, says "Fast Money" trader Brian Kelly. Here's why.
Senate Democrats OK a GOP plan to fund the Homeland Security Department without immigration provisions opposed by Obama.
Adam Parker of Morgan Stanley told CNBC that the outlook for the U.S. economy is looking good for the next few years.
The latest standoff on funding—for the Department of Homeland Security—is riskier for Republicans. CNBC's John Harwood explains.
US Fed Chair Janet Yellen continued her semiannual testimony on monetary policy and the economy before the House Committee on Financial Services.
New U.S. single-family home sales in January fell less than expected and supply rose to its highest level since 2010.
For smaller businesses, there's more at stake than just late imports and exports from the port slowdown, with no guarantee of normalcy.
Home improvement and housing are finally positioned to take off this year, Jeffrey Lorberbaum tells CNBC.
China's manufacturing sector expanded for the first time in four months in February, a private survey showed on Wednesday.
The Grant Interest Rate Observer founder says the consequences of the central bank's "distortion" of interest rates "will not be wholesome."
The legal and political debate over immigration reform often overlooks the economic cost of inaction.
The U.S. services sector expanded in February at its fastest pace since October, with businesses reporting customers boosting orders.
Executives made their case for why the bank should remain whole as it continues to pare down some businesses. USA Today reports.
Fed funds futures are now pointing to the best chance of the first rate hike being in October, as dovish comments by Yellen lowered expectations.