U.S. consumer spending unexpectedly fell in July as savings rose to their highest level in more than 1-1/2 years.» Read More
U.S. single-family home prices ended 2013 on a strong note, soaring by more than 13 percent.
Business economists are divided over whether the Fed will pare back bond purchases at the current pace through year's end or take a small breather.
This year's severe winter weather in the U.S. could easily add up to one of the top five costliest since 1980, causing over $1.5 billion in insured losses so far.
Growth in the U.S. services sector as well as the pace of hiring slowed in February, an industry report showed on Monday, the latest data to suggest an unusually cold winter is dragging on economic activity.
Old Man Winter has been a convenient foil for the recent spate of bad economic news, but he shouldn't be shouldering all the blame.
The price of a gallon of gas rose almost 12 cents in the past two weeks as crises in three areas of the world heightened concerns in the oil market.
An action-oriented plan by the G-20 to boost global economic growth has a good chance of succeeding, the IMF's chief Christine Lagarde said.
Plans to meet a global growth target over the next five years are ambitious but achievable, France's Finance Minister Pierre Moscovici told CNBC.
Group of 20 finance leaders have yet to reach a conclusion on setting a numerical target for global growth.
The generation's unemployment and underemployment may be holding back the U.S. economic recovery. Here's why.
More than five years after the financial crisis, dozens of states and other entities are still feeling the hangover from risky bond bets.
Big changes in QE aren't likely, San Francisco Fed President John Williams says.
Even Fed officials will have trouble reading the economy using the recent batches of "tainted" economic data, veteran trader Art Cashin told CNBC.
U.S. housing starts recorded their biggest drop in almost three years in January, weighed down by harsh weather.
Wall Street continues to believe that the weather is the primary reason for the slowdown, and this will change soon.
Government fixes aren’t really fixing anything. Carol Roth offers a few solutions for really getting to the heart of America's jobs problem.
On the fifth anniversary of a controversial economic stimulus plan, President Obama released a positive report that sparked a new round of partisan debate.
A gauge of manufacturing in New York state slowed in February after hitting a 20-month high, the New York Fed said in a report on Tuesday.
The National Association of Home Builders' monthly sentiment index had its sharpest drop in history in February.
Suspension of the debt limit and a series of tough economic reports are setting the stage in DC for the midterm elections, POLITICO's Ben White says.
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