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.» Read More
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.
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.
Even as gold prices tumble a tug of war between physical buyers and institutional sellers will put a floor under the precious metal, said analysts.
Extended unemployment benefits do not keep people from finding a job, a report showed. But whether extensions help or hurt the jobs picture is far from settled.
The members of the class of 2013 are apprehensive and left to reroute their future due to their exposure to economic uncertainty and high unemployment.
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.
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.
The 5.4 percent earnings yield is considerably below its historical average, but nearly triple the 1.9 percent yield of the 10-year Treasury.
The strong rally this year is being met with a heightened level of supply, setting up a big bet that retail investors will keep buying what Wall Street is selling.
NFIB's widely watched Index of Small Business Optimism rose 2.6 points to 92.1 last month, erasing a drop of 1.3 during March.
U.S. import prices fell in April due to a drop in oil costs, a positive sign for household finances.