New orders for U.S. factory goods recorded their biggest increase in eight months in March.» Read More
The number of Americans filing new claims for jobless benefits unexpectedly rose, but the trend continued to point to a strengthening labor market.
U.S. housing starts rose far less than expected in March and permits recorded their biggest drop since last May.
Manufacturing activity growth in New York State unexpectedly contracted in April, as the pace of new orders fell to a multi-year low.
Home builders are bullish on low interest rates and continued job growth as spring home buying season kicks into high gear.
U.S. producer prices rose in March after four straight months of declines and there were signs of some firming in underlying inflation.
U.S. small business confidence fell in March as hiring and capital spending plans weakened, signs that growth braked sharply in the first quarter.
A senior Fed official has warned that last autumn's "flash crash" in US Treasurys could happen again, the FT reports.
The case for the Fed to raise U.S. interest rates in June remains "strong," a top Fed official said on Friday.
U.S. import prices fell in March as rising petroleum costs were offset by declining prices for other goods.
More Americans sought unemployment benefits, though applications for jobless aid remain low, a reassuring sign after hiring slowed last month.
Despite a strong job market, many Americans still feel that the economic recovery has not really taken hold for them. The Fiscal Times reports.
While the Fed contemplates boosting rates, former Clinton Treasury Secretary Larry Summers tells CNBC policymakers should be more concerned about acting too early than too late.
The Fed should look for "a little more proof than usual" that labor markets are tightening, said Jerome Powell, a central bank governor, in remarks prepared for a Wednesday speech.
Americans' views on the state of the economy improved in the latest CNBC All-America Economic survey.
What the Federal Reserve is likely to do with interest rates is not what it should do, former Pimco co-CEO Mohamed El-Erian tells CNBC.
Closely followed market watcher Jim Grant disputes the argument that there's no harm in the Federal Reserve keeping interest rates near zero percent.
The Federal Reserve can afford to wait until well into next year to raise interest rates, a top Fed official said on Tuesday.
Whether or not March's jobs report points to slowdown is still unclear, New York Fed's William Dudley said Monday.
The U.S. services sector expanded in March at its fastest pace since August, an industry report showed on Monday.
The sputtering U.S. economy created just 126,000 jobs in March as bad weather, weak consumer spending and flailing corporate profits resulted in the worst report since 2013.
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