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
Forget about tapering—here's what the real focus will be when it comes to this week's FOMC statment.
U.S. consumer sentiment fell in June as views by consumers with the lowest incomes soured, a survey released on Friday showed.
U.S. producer prices fell in May as costs declined broadly, indicating inflation pressures remained benign.
This could be the key to solving the immigration problem, says Carol Roth.
New U.S. claims for unemployment unexpectedly rose last week as import price gains were held in check, data showed.
U.S. business inventories recorded their biggest increase in six months in April, supporting expectations of a sharp rebound in growth.
U.S. retail sales rose less than expected in May, but that probably will do little to change expectations of an acceleration in growth this quarter.
As if the Fed doesn't have enough to worry about, now it has to contend with the notion that its expectations for growth are too optimistic.
The CNBC All-America Economic Survey finally finds some key measures of U.S. public opinion are recovering to their precrisis levels.
Bad weather in the U.S., the crisis in Ukraine, rebalancing in China and a rise in interest rates will hit growth, the World Bank says.
U.S. Treasury Secretary Jack Lew said the economy was gaining traction but that the lack of progress on wages and employment remains disappointing.
U.S. wholesale inventories rose more than expected in April, bolstering views of a sharp acceleration in economic growth.
Small business optimism improved for the third straight month, but the index remains far below readings that have normally accompanied an expansion in the U.S. economy.
Vermont Governor Peter Shumlin signed a bill raising his state's hourly minimum wage over four years, with an ultimate goal of $10.50.
Foreclosure activity dropped to an eight-year low in May as banks reclaimed fewer homes and foreclosure starts saw their lowest levels in years.
Some of the nation's leading businesses are prodding lawmakers to act on immigration as the issue enters a critical phase on Capitol Hill.
Where are all the missing U.S. workers? A key factor is the growing exodus from the job market of baby boomers, experts say.
The president of the St. Louis Fed said the U.S. macroeconomy is "much closer" to a normal state than it has been in five years.
Dunkin' Brands' CEO doesn't have a problem with having a minimum wage. He just doesn't think it should be decided on a federal level.
Texarkana might be the starkest example of President Obama's health care law altering the economic geography of the U.S. The NYT reports.
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