Chicago Fed President Charles Evans said the Fed has the appropriate level of monetary accommodation in place to let the reach "escape velocity" next year.» Read More
Easy monetary policy by the Federal Reserve and other central banks is limiting supply of stocks, as well as fueling asset bubbles, one analyst warned on Monday.
Consumer spending is likely to pick up this year, while government spending declines at a faster rate, according to a survey of business economists.
The Federal Reserve should not go from "wild turkey" monetary policy to "cold turkey" overnight, Dallas Fed President Richard Fisher told CNBC on Monday.
The Obama administration on Friday said it was ready to free up about $260 billion so the nation could continue paying its bills as a temporary debt ceiling suspension lapses.
US consumer sentiment rebounded in early May to the highest level in nearly six years as Americans felt better about their financial and economic prospects.
Wall Street's stock market mania officially has gone full-throttle as JPMorgan raised its year-end price target for the Standard & Poor's 500 to 1,715.
With housing now in recovery and apartment rents rising, there is new concern that tenants and investors alike will move out of the multi-family space.
Early Boomers may be on track to retire with enough savings for their golden years, a new Pew study finds. But Gen-Xersare in for a world of hurt.
Stocks head into Friday with a weekly gain of 1 percent, but traders are seeing signs of wear as a list of disappointing economic reports stacks up against the market's gains.
Thursday's economic reports featured mostly bad news, with housing starts plunging and jobless claims rising while inflation remained under control.
It would take a perfect storm, but there are worries the current economic boom for farmers could turn into a bust. The issue is how much debt farmers take on.
"Things are better enough for the Fed to slow the pace of purchasing," Philadelphia Fed President Charles Plosser says.
France's fall back into recession is likely to pile more pressure on the country's finance ministry, at a time when infighting has already led one senior politician to fuel rumors that Finance Minister Pierre Moscovici could be replaced.
Chicago Fed President Charles Evans said the Fed has the appropriate level of monetary accommodation in place to let the reach "escape velocity" next year.
The energy boom in the U.S. is providing a shock absorber of sorts for major oil companies, helping to hedge a strong dollar amid an the increase in domestic production.
Whatever course it chooses, the Fed will have to grapple with the reality that while its policies have helped stocks, they've been less effective at growing the economy.
Worried about a possible economic bust in agriculture like that of the 1980s, farmers talk about their growing fears.
More Americans say they are less frugal than they were a few years ago. Time to release that pent-up desire to eat out, a survey suggests.
Some market watchers say they are starting to spot something that they haven't seen for a while: sellers moving back into stocks.
The returns on real estate investment trusts (REITs) were more than three times those of the broader equity market in April, according to a new report.