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Thanks to the brightening employment picture and an uptick in the housing market, Americans are packing up and relocating. And the pace is likely to pick up this summer.
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.
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.
Worried about a possible economic bust in agriculture like that of the 1980s, farmers talk about their growing fears.
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.
Rescuers desperately search for survivors in the rubble of flattened communities a day after a 2-mile-wide tornado carved a path of destruction in Oklahoma.
Here's why more "hash crash" events, like the bogus AP tweet that caused the markets to tumble, are disasters waiting to happen. The Financial Times reports.
Calls earlier in the year for a "great rotation" into stocks from fixed income may have been a little premature, but Goldman Sachs' replacement for Jim O'Neill says there will be a "gradual rotation".
What Warren Buffett once called "financial weapons of mass destruction" are firing again, with securitization and shadow banking at post-crisis highs.
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.