U.S. consumer spending unexpectedly fell in July as savings rose to their highest level in more than 1-1/2 years.» Read More
The gap between the wealthiest and the poorest Americans widened over the past decade. It also grew between younger and older families.
Discussing the unintended consequences of low interest rates, with Tim Rood, The Collingwood Group Chairman, and CNBC's Diana Olick.
Fed interest rate hikes may not be as far off as investors believe, Kansas City Fed President Esther George told CNBC.
U.S. homeowners resold their homes at the fastest pace in nearly a year, while a key manufacturing barometer rose sharply, data showed.
The U.S. manufacturing sector expanded in August, exceeding expectations and moving at the fastest pace in more than four years.
New U.S. jobless claims fell more than expected last week, pointing to a sustained improvement in labor market conditions.
Following Robert Shiller's warning on markets, a fellow Nobel winner has said regulation is curbing already "stunningly sluggish" US growth.
The Federal Reserve has too much influence on capital markets and is seen as behind the curve when it comes to rates, according to a new survey.
Markets are awaiting a more hawkish tone from the Fed, but maybe not from Yellen when she addresses the Jackson Hole symposium.
There are a slew of confusing cross currents in the market, right now. Cramer doesn't want them to lead you to bad decisions.
The latest Fed minutes suggest a rate increase sooner than later but there are a few factors to consider since the last Fed meeting, says Ron Insana.
But the minutes, released Wednesday, also showed that most members agreed more data was needed to move up the schedule of rate hikes.
The Fed's annual gathering will look at how much slack there is among the unemployed, part-timers and those who stopped looking for work.
Forget the headlines and the charts: Despite the loopy market behavior recently, investors are downright apathetic.
The U.S. has more available trucking jobs than qualified drivers, as older workers retire. Inside the labor shortfall.
Vying for a crucial Senate seat in Iowa, Bruce Braley and Joni Ernst are scrambling terms of engagement in the politics of class.
The time has come for the Fed to get off its zero-rate policy, says economist Craig Dismuke. Here are five reasons why.
A CNBC Fed Survey finds that market participants expect the coming rate hike cycle to end in the fourth quarter of 2017, at 3.16 percent.
GOP control of both the House and Senate would provide Hillary Clinton a clearer target courting voters fatigued by Washington dysfunction.
More trouble in the Ukraine led to more applications for U.S. mortgage refinances last week; it is all about interest rates.
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