The number of Americans filing new claims for unemployment benefits rose to the highest level since September, while durable goods unexpectedly rose.» Read More
With US economic optimism rising and the Fed money spigot wide open, turmoil in Cyprus didn't spark a major correction in stocks. Could lackluster earnings do the trick?
The housing comeback is showing signs of accelerating more rapidly than most anybody had thought at this point, David Stevens, president and CEO of Mortgage Bankers Association, told CNBC.
The number of suburban residents living in poverty rose nearly 64 percent between 2000 and 2011, more than double the growth for urban poverty. NBC News reports.
They are the investment everyone suddenly hates to love, but those bonds that were supposed to collapse this year continue to attract billions in investor money.
More Americans are debt-free than in 2000, but those with debt owe nearly 40 percent more, the Census Bureau says. USA Today reports.
For the first time in over six months, the supply of homes for sale is beginning to rise.
The House passed a huge stopgap spending bill to keep the government open through the end of September, sidestepping any threat of a government shutdown.
The number of Americans filing new claims for jobless benefits edged higher last week, but a longer-term reading dropped to its lowest in five years and pointed to ongoing healing in the labor market.
With increasing fervor, investors are asking what is the central bank's exit strategy for getting rid of all the government debt it has bought in an effort to stimulate risk assets and boost the economy.
President Bill Clinton said Republicans need to openly state how their proposals, specifically tax cuts, would realistically work for the benefit of the American economy.
Groundbreaking to build new homes rose and new permits for construction hit the highest level since 2008, a sign the housing market recovery is gathering steam.
As the Federal Reserve (Fed) starts a two-day committee meeting on Tuesday with investors watching for further signals that it may start winding down its quantitative easing program, Anthony Scaramucci, managing partner at investment firm Skybridge Capital, told CNBC that monetary easing will continue for the next two years.
Wall Street has boosted its outlook for quantitative easing from the Federal Reserve, according to the March CNBC Fed Survey.
The bailout in Cyprus could mean a pause in the US stock-market rally but some market pros say it's also likely to give the Fed more ammunition to maintain its stimulus.
For the third straight month, sentiment among US home builders declined, dropping two points on a monthly industry index.
The GOP will endorse immigration reform on Monday and outline plans for a $10 million outreach to minority groups in an effort to make the party more "welcoming and inclusive" for voters who overwhelmingly supported Democrats in 2012.
The Fed's huge quantitative easing programs are just a continuation of the government's bailout, this economist says.
Leading congressional Republicans said on Sunday a broad deal with President Barack Obama on deficit reduction and entitlement reform remains possible but differed over potential flexibility on taxes, with the House speaker and budget leader not bending
The Federal Reserve sent a record $88.4 billion in profits to the U.S. Treasury last year, audited results showed on Friday.
The NCAA basketball tournament has a reputation for sucking the productivity out of offices everywhere. But a new report calls the conventional wisdom into question.
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