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
Bonds sold off after traders read the Fed's new rate forecasts as slightly more aggressive, but dovish comments from Yellen and the Fed statement drove stocks up.
The Fed remained on its easy-money course, allaying market fears that it might start raising interest rates sooner than expected.
After years of nearly complete clarity regarding policy, the Federal Reserve has had investors and economists scrambling of late.
U.S. consumer prices fell for the first time in nearly 1½ years in August and underlying inflation pressures were muted.
Despite adjustments for the Labor Day holiday the previous week, mortgage applications surged last week, even amid rising rates.
U.S. corporate executives are scaling back business plans this quarter, consistent with other subdued economic indicators.
U.S. producer prices were flat in August, data showed on Tuesday, underscoring dormant price pressures in the world's largest economy.
Europe is perfect for investors shying away from pricey U.S. stocks, says Wells Capital Management chief investment strategist Jim Paulsen.
Investors are "little behind the curve" on interest rates, Wharton's Jeremy Siegel told CNBC Tuesday as the Fed began its two-day policy meeting.
This week's Fed meeting doesn't promise a cliffhanger, but it's still worth watching.
President Obama's push to raise the minimum wage could make headway in the conservative heartland in the November elections.
U.S. manufacturing output fell for the first time in seven months in August as motor vehicle production declined.
A stuttering recovery in the U.S. and the continued fragility of the euro zone means that risk assets are "mispriced," the OECD has warned.
The Federal Reserve is increasingly expected to send a more hawkish message when it meets next week.
"A whole bunch of things have gone into that increase—a lot of it being a sign of the strengthening economy," economist Jason Furman says.
The United States its Western allies hit Russia with tougher new sanctions.
Gasoline is once more a wild card for the economy—but this time it's a potential positive because prices could fall sharply.
Buffett wanted to know what lawmakers might propose on inversions, Sen. Orrin Hatch says.
U.S. retail sales rose in August as Americans bought automobiles and a range of other goods, helped in part by relief at the gas pump.
The number of new claims for unemployment benefits unexpectedly rose last week, but that probably doesn't signal a big shift in conditions.