Income inequality in the United States is near its highest levels of the past 100 years, Fed Chair Janet Yellen said on Friday.» Read More
The recovery is taking hold. Companies are hiring. State finances are looking up. Time for things to get nasty as states vie for business.
California and Florida are among states at the forefront of agricultural innovation. The field is growing as demand for food booms.
A Massachusetts mayor wants an end to refugee resettlement in his city, saying Somali families are putting pressure on already strained services.
US home resales rose more than expected in May and the stock of properties for sale was the highest in more than 1-1/2 years, suggesting growth.
The government is "abusively taxing" Americans living overseas and U.S. companies competing in a global economy, Grover Norquist tells CNBC.
The number of Americans filing new claims for unemployment benefits dipped more than expected last week.
The May index of leading economic indicators increased slightly less than expected, but a reading of business activity in Philadelphia showed robust growth.
Marc Faber tells CNBC the longer the Fed is involved in the markets, the more inequality will rise.
The Federal Reserve should be a lot more concerned about inflation, two economists tell CNBC ahead of the central bank's policy statement due out Wednesday afternoon.
The U.S. current account deficit increased to its widest point in 1-1/2 years in the first quarter as exports slumped.
It didn't take much to keep potential borrowers away from their mortgage lenders last week – a minimal rise in rates sent volume tumbling.
The Fed's monetary policy will likely lead to a measured rate of inflation, and will certainly lead to financial turmoil, Jim Grant said.
If you think Fedspeak can get arcane and obtuse, you haven't seen anything yet.
CEOs have slightly lower expectations for US gross domestic product growth than they did last quarter, according to a new survey.
U.S. consumer prices logged their largest jump in more than a year as housing starts and building permits slumped.
The International Monetary Fund released its annual review of the US economy on Monday and called on the US to raise it minimum wage rate.
U.S. manufacturing output rose solidly in May as production increased across the board, bolstering expectations that economic growth would rebound strongly this quarter.
A gauge of manufacturing in New York state rose in June, as new orders climbed to its highest level in nearly four years.
Here are five ways the collapse of Iraq could hit America. The Fiscal Times reports.
Investors will look to the Fed for reassurance this week, with little data to assuage their concerns over the strength of the global recovery.
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