Sales of new U.S. single-family homes rose to a six-year high in September, increasing 0.2 percent, according to the Commerce Department on Friday.» Read More
A crucial referendum looms in Detroit, as a clutch of creditors decide whether to approve a plan that would cut the cash-strapped city's debt.
New U.S. claims for unemployment benefits fell last week to one of its lowest levels since before the 2007-09 recession.
U.S. wholesale inventories rose in May, reinforcing the view that economic growth should surge following a weak first quarter.
Rates are not driving home sales. That's what the correlation between rate moves and mortgage applications suggests; they are not traveling in tandem.
The final reading on U.S. services sector activity hit its highest in 4-1/2 years, pushed by increasing new business activity and hiring, a survey showed.
Richmond Fed President Jeffrey Lacker said he expects economic growth to continue at a moderate pace, with inflation pressures remaining well-behaved.
The Job Openings and Labor Turnover Survey for May was little changed from April at 4.6 million, the Bureau of Labor Statistics reported.
Small business sentiment weakened in June, pulling back from a six-year high because firms felt less confident the economy would improve in the coming months.
Here's what the real impact of the June jobs report will likely be on the market, says NYSE floor trader Kenny Polcari.
Job growth accelerated in June, with U.S. companies adding 288,000 to payrolls and indicating that expectations for strong second-half economic growth will be fulfilled.
The U.S. Labor Department said Thursday that the unemployment rate hit 6.1 percent in June, but does that rate tell the real story?
Five years after the Great Recession ended, most states still haven't regained all the jobs they lost, even though the nation as a whole has.
Planned job cuts announced by U.S. companies dropped 41 percent to 31,434 in June, according to a report by Challenger, Gray & Christmas.
The U.S. trade deficit narrowed a bit more than expected in May as exports jumped to a record high.
Private sector job creation surged in June, with companies adding a much larger than expected 281,000 new positions, according to a report from ADP.
A fall in demand for military equipment spurred a drop in new orders for U.S. factory goods, data showed on Wednesday.
Consumers will pay the highest Fourth of July gasoline prices in six years, but pump prices would be far higher if not for the oil shale boom.
The pace of growth in the U.S. manufacturing sector slowed slightly in June, though new orders accelerated to a six-month high.
The pace of business activity in the U.S. Midwest in June dipped from a seven-month high, though the decline was bigger than expected.
From revenue shortfalls to a pinched pension system, New Jersey can't wait to fix its fiscal problems, says Gov. Chris Christie.
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