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Pickup trucks continued to drive a resurgence in auto sales in November as the Big Three Detroit automakers all exceeded analysts' expectations.
What is historically one of Wall Street's best months may not live up to that billing this time around.
The U.S. manufacturing sector expanded at its fastest pace in 2½ years last month, an industry report showed on Monday, while the pace of hiring in the sector also accelerated.
Here's what you need to know about the World Trade Organization (WTO) summit, which paves the way for the world's biggest trade deal.
Factory activity in the United States improved in November, according to data provider Markit.
Ending the Great Stagnation depends as much on the Chinese Communist Party as it does on the world's leading central banks.
Marc Faber told CNBC on Friday he believes a "massive speculative bubble" has encroached on almost all financial markets.
After a rocky year for India's economy, the worst may finally be over and a steady acceleration in growth can be expected soon, says Goldman Sachs.
If fixed-income investors were under any impression that 2014 could mark an end to the turbulence experienced this year, they should think again.
Consumer sentiment rose as wealthier Americans' outlook on the economy improved, a survey released on Wednesday showed.
New orders for long-lasting manufactured goods in October were down, but jobless claims offered new hope for labor markets.
President Obama's plan to raise the minimum wage to $9 a hour would help the economy, one of his former top economic advisors says.
A voter initiative to enact a $15 minimum wage in a Seattle suburb that houses the region's main international airport won a narrow victory.
U.S. borrowers are increasingly missing payments on home equity lines of credit they took out during the housing bubble.
A sharp rise in U.S. Treasury yields should act as a reminder to the Federal Reserve not to ignore developments in the bond market, one market analyst says.
If investors in housing see lower-than-expected returns, they will dump the properties, Nobel-winning economist Robert Shiller says.
Ronald Reagan's director of the OMB warns that the Fed has stoked a worldwide bubble in asset prices.
Consumer confidence fell in November as Americans worried about their future jobs and earnings prospects.
U.S. single-family home prices rose in September and posted their strongest annualized gain in 7-1/2 years, a closely watched survey said on Tuesday.
Permits for future U.S. home construction rose to their highest level in nearly 5-1/2 years in October.
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