U.S. housing starts rose less than expected in May; meanwhile, consumer prices rose in May and underlying price pressures showed signs of stabilizing after a long decline.» Read More
President Barack Obama said in an interview Fed Chair Ben Bernanke has stayed in his post "longer than he wanted."
The market has been dying for details on when the Fed plans to begin tapering its asset-purchase program — and the Fed may actually deliver this time.
G8 leaders said today that world economic prospects remained weak even though downside risks have lessened due to policy action taken in the United States, the euro zone and Japan.
America may be falling behind the rest of the world when it comes to creating entrepreneurial wealth, a study shows.
Cramer has become more cautious on the market right now and conditions are creating a "nightmare scenario" for just about everyone involved, he said on CNBC.
Now that's a shot of confidence: Home builder sentiment hit a 7-year high in June.
Growth in New York state manufacturing picked up in June, but the details were less encouraging as new orders contracted further and measures of employment weakened.
A convincing move above $98 this week may foreshadow a return to $100, defying the weak fundamentals of high supply and soft demand, according to CNBC's weekly sentiment survey.
It's been a rough ride in the market and when the Fed meets, Wall Street wants details! Here's what some pros expect to hear.
US consumer sentiment fell this month after reaching its highest in nearly six years in May, a survey released on Friday showed.
America's water system—its treatment plants and pipes—is in need of very serious repair if the country is to have safe drinking water, experts say. And it won't come cheap.
US industrial production was unchanged in May, the Fed said, compared with forecasts for a light increase.
Producer prices rose more than expected as gasoline prices rebounded, but underlying inflation remained muted, which could argue against an early scaling back by the Fed.
Despite mutibillion-dollar settlements, state and federal regulators are making slow progress in their efforts to prod banks to help mortgage borrowers avoid foreclosure.
Ford plans to add 800 more white-collar workers by the end of 2013 after already signing on 2,200 so far this year. It's another sign of surging domestic demand.
Boeing upgraded its 20-year forecast for airplane demand as aerospace firms heading to next week's Paris Air Show look beyond the financial crisis to pin their hopes on Asia.
Young men in the 18-to-34-year-old bracket are the ones most likely to decline a request to be in a wedding party based on the cost, according to a Harris Interactive survey.
Disparate interests ranging from environmental activists to businesses and industry are lining up to support a first-of-its-kind deal between the U.S. and China to phase out HFCs.
After falling dramatically for more than a month, applications for mortgage refinances finally swung to the positive last week, rising 5 percent despite the rise in mortgage rates.
The number of Americans filing new claims for jobless benefits fell, nearing its lowest level in five years in a sign of resilience for the labor market.