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U.S. industrial production recorded its largest increase in a year in November as mining and utilities output rebounded strongly.
U.S. nonfarm productivity rose the most in nearly 4 years, but a drop in unit labor costs underlined a lack of price pressure.
Yields on two and 10-year Treasurys could end 2014 at 2 percent in two different extreme scenarios, according to investment bank Morgan Stanley.
"When I go around to my fellow CEOs, people are frightened about whether you want to invest in the United States," he said.
Business activity in the euro zone's largest and second-largest economies continues to move in opposite directions.
U.S. producer prices fell for a third straight month in November, pointing to a lack of inflation.
Who would have thought that five of Zillow's top 10 healthiest housing markets would be in this state?
The events have gained attention, but the fatter paychecks probably haven't materialized yet for many minimum wage workers.
Most people now understand that quantitative easing adds reserves to the banking system. But they still miss the deeper implications.
A new survey paints a contradictory portrait of consumers, and of their finances and willingness to spend ahead of the critical holiday season.
The number of new U.S. unemployment claims rose sharply last week, even as retail sales gained solidly.
Business inventories rose, showing no signs of slowing yet after an aggressive accumulation in the third quarter left warehouses bulging with stock.
Weekly unemployment claims surged last week, rising 68,000 and blowing past economists' expectations.
A congressional budget proposal fails to extend a program providing federal funds for those who have run out of state benefits.
A new report from the Congressional Budget Office shows the wealthiest 40 percent of Americans pay 106 percent of all taxes.
Art Cashin of UBS talks about about speculation about what the Federal Reserve will do when it meets next week.
Standard & Poor's (S&P) credit ratings agency has lowered its U.S. growth forecast.
Budget officers announced despite stabilized state budgets amid 2013 budget cuts, there might be falloffs in state tax collections. The NYT reports.
Applications for U.S. home mortgages rose slightly last week after five consecutive weeks of declines, an industry group said on Wednesday.
Bipartisan congressional negotiators unveiled a long-awaited budget framework to fund the government past mid-January.
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