Orders for big-ticket manufactured goods surged in July to a record high thanks to a jump in aircraft purchases, government data showed on Tuesday.» Read More
Despite optimism surrounding the U.S. recovery, one asset management firm has signaled that this could mean a gloomy future for the rest of the world.
Some wonder whether Wall Street and Big Oil are to blame for the high price of gasoline. The answer is yes...and no.
The Senate approved Stanley Fischer's nomination to the Fed Board, adding a potentially influential voice to the developing debate over Fed policy.
The average price of a gallon of gasoline in the U.S. fell for the first time in three months, dropping about 3.5 cents over the past two weeks.
Economists raised their forecasts for U.S. economic growth in the second quarter and through the balance of 2014, with a generally brighter outlook.
The two new nominees to the Federal Reserve's Board of Governors are expected to push for an expanded Fed role in managing the U.S. economy.
A monthly gauge of U.S. consumer sentiment fell in May as a gloomy view on income growth clouded an otherwise positive economic outlook.
U.S. housing starts jumped in April and building permits hit their highest level in nearly six years.
Several indicators of economic health finally seem to be moving in the direction the Federal Reserve says is needed for a strong recovery.
The number of Americans filing new claims for unemployment benefits fell last week to its lowest level in seven years.
Mom-and-pop shops on Main Street are disappearing at an alarming rate in a world of Wal-Marts. Can anything save them?
Graduating college students are overwhelmingly expecting on-the-job training, but here's what's really in store.
U.S. industrial output fell at its fastest rate in nearly 2 years in April as factory production slumped.
Factory activity in the U.S. mid-Atlantic region grew in May at a faster pace than expected, though it decelerated from the previous month.
A top Fed official lauded the economic benefits of small businesses, citing demand and limited funding as reasons that loans from banks remain flat.
U.S. companies view Russia as a "growth" market, and they do about $40 billion worth of business annually with Russia.
Pfizer's effort to bolt to the U.K. points to "tremendous problems" with the U.S. corporate tax structure, Sen. Bob Corker tells CNBC.
U.S. producer prices posted their largest increase in 1-1/2 years in April as the cost of food and trade services surged.
Failure to avert the federal Highway Trust Fund's bankruptcy could cost the economy as many as 700,000 construction jobs in the next year.
Consumers "have gotten really good over these last four years at stretching a penny."
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