U.S. consumer spending fell for a second straight month in January, as lower gasoline prices continued to weigh on receipts at service stations.» Read More
Business confidence among chief financial officers rose for the third straight quarter, according to a survey by Deloitte.
Crude oil on Monday hit their lowest levels for the year, a slide that is leading to lower gas prices that may provide modest relief just as the summer driving season arrives.
Higher than expected tax revenues resulting from outsized gains by the wealthy in 2012 could ease the budget pressures in Washington — or stoke arguments over taxes and spending.
Confidence among U.S. home builders fell in April, as concerns over lack of developed land lots and rising costs for building materials weighed heavily.
Manufacturing growth in New York state slowed sharply in April to its lowest level in five months, the New York Federal Reserve said in a report on Monday.
Gold prices continued to plummet Monday on Cyprus selling concerns, Dennis Gartman, editor of The Gartman Letter, told CNBC.
The tide is turning in Europe. Austerity, long seen as the most appropriate medicine for the continent's debt-wracked economies, is fast losing favor.
China's disappointing first quarter economic growth is leading to a loss of confidence in the outlook for the world's second largest economy.
China is due to release its first quarter growth figures Monday and expectations are high that they will confirm recovery is on track for the world's most populous nation. But how sustainable is this stimulus-backed rebound?
With so much uncertainty in the market, it's hard enough to forecast this year. The gang at Goldman is taking a stab at year-end 2015.
A top Federal Reserve official on Friday defended the central bank's dual mandate of full employment and price stability, but also said he's optimistic the economy is gathering strength.
In a growing trend, Baby Boomers are ditching their suburban homes and moving into cities. Developers are working fast to cash in.
U.S. business inventories rose less than expected in February, suggesting restocking of warehouses could give a smaller boost to economic growth in the first quarter than analysts had forecast.
U.S. consumer sentiment tumbled to a nine-month low in April, with Americans especially gloomy about the long-term health of the economy, a new survey showed.
Google has launched a tool that lets users decide what happens with their email, Google Plus and other accounts after they die or become inactive online.
Retail sales slid in March even though producer prices recorded their biggest drop in 10 months as the cost of gasoline tumbled
Immigration requirements in the emerging Senate bill could end up excluding hundreds of thousands from the path to citizenship, a Senate aide said.
The Bank of Japan's monetary bazooka has investors bracing for a flood of liquidity into risk assets. It may not happen, analysts say.
Economic pressures rather than moral values are thought to be the principal US problem, a new NBC/WSJ poll finds.
President Obama submitted a 244-page budget proposal. The Fiscal Times dug through and found five critical—but easily overlooked—takeaways. Here they are.