U.S. housing starts rose less than expected in May; meanwhile, consumer prices rose in May and underlying price pressures showed signs of stabilizing after a long decline.» Read More
Wall Street has turned against its one-time iDarling. The rout in Apple's shares has been swift, with the stock falling 44 percent since late September, leaving many wondering when, and where, all of this will end. The NYT reports.
Twenty-four current and former Internal Revenue Service employees have been charged with stealing government benefits, federal prosecutors said Wednesday.
China's disappointing first quarter economic growth is leading to a loss of confidence in the outlook for the world's second largest economy.
Retail sales slid in March even though producer prices recorded their biggest drop in 10 months as the cost of gasoline tumbled
Economic pressures rather than moral values are thought to be the principal US problem, a new NBC/WSJ poll finds.
President Obama submitted a 244-page budget proposal. The Fiscal Times dug through and found five critical—but easily overlooked—takeaways. Here they are.
Traders are watching for technical signs that the market is reaching its limit. The answer should be revealed in the next few days.
The Bank of Japan's monetary bazooka has investors bracing for a flood of liquidity into risk assets. It may not happen, analysts say.
Google has launched a tool that lets users decide what happens with their email, Google Plus and other accounts after they die or become inactive online.
Immigration requirements in the emerging Senate bill could end up excluding hundreds of thousands from the path to citizenship, a Senate aide said.
U.S. builders started 1.04 million homes last month, the fastest pace in nearly five years, while a separate report showed consumer inflation easing.
Obama signed into law a provision repealing the requirement that senior government officials post their stock trades on line.
Top executives in Silicon Valley are pushing for immigration reform that allows more skilled foreign workers into the U.S.
Mark Zandi, who's reportedly the front-runner to become the White House's next housing czar, said there were benefits to mortgage writedowns for underwater homeowners.
Claims that reform would boost the economy are challenged by those who say costs in job losses and spending on social programs would be too high a price.
Higher than expected tax revenues resulting from outsized gains by the wealthy in 2012 could ease the budget pressures in Washington — or stoke arguments over taxes and spending.
Confidence among U.S. home builders fell in April, as concerns over lack of developed land lots and rising costs for building materials weighed heavily.
Manufacturing growth in New York state slowed sharply in April to its lowest level in five months, the New York Federal Reserve said in a report on Monday.
Gold prices continued to plummet Monday on Cyprus selling concerns, Dennis Gartman, editor of The Gartman Letter, told CNBC.
A top Federal Reserve official took an early stab at how the central bank should reduce its swelled balance sheet to a more normal size in the years ahead, arguing the current plan may need some adjusting.