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The Conference Board's LEI was up 0.3 percent in June, just missing analyst estimates of 0.5 percent growth.
Factory activity in the U.S. mid-Atlantic region accelerated in July at its fastest pace in more than three years.
States may be on the hook for $55 billion to pay for hepatitis C treatments like Sovaldi, a new study says.
CareerCast.com released its annual most endangered jobs report, and many jobs listed will take hits as industries flock to digital.
U.S. jobless claims fell unexpectedly last week, but housing starts plunged sharply and stoked new fears about the recovery.
The U.S. House of Representatives passed a $10.9 billion extension of U.S. transportation funding through May 2015, to avert cutbacks in August.
The Federal Reserve's policy-setting panel is 'likely' to start raising rates in early 2015, if not sooner, a top Fed official said on Wednesday.
Stan Druckenmiller believes the Federal Reserve is putting the economy at risk by continue its aggressive market intervention.
Businesses often cite a skills gap for not filling jobs. But a new survey says it's the long hiring process itself that keeps many jobs open.
U.S. producer prices rose more than expected in June with gains across most categories, indicating some inflation.
U.S. industrial production rose modestly in June, its fourth gain in five months.
Mortgage rates are barely moving, but demand among mortgage-dependent home buyers is weakening, data show.
Yellen said there were signs of a production and spending rebound in the second quarter, but 'this bears close watching.'
Inflation concerns about rising wages as the economy continues to recover are unfounded, Pimco's Paul McCulley tells CNBC ahead of Janet Yellen's Senate testimony.
U.S. import prices rose less than expected in June as a drop in food costs offset an increase in petroleum, suggesting inflation pressures remained benign.
But details of the Commerce Department report suggest the economy was on a solid footing at the end of the second quarter.
There is a movement to reauthorize Ex-Im Bank, an agency that supports small and midsize exporters with insurance and credit guarantees.
Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen will have some good news to tell Congress this week about the health of the labor market.
If recent speeches from prominent Federal Reserve officials are any indication, the U.S. central bank is feeling pretty emboldened.
Yellen, facing questions on the economy and rate hike, will be pressured to acknowledge an uptick in inflation and improvement in the labor market.
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