The number of Americans filing new claims for unemployment benefits rose to the highest level since September, while durable goods unexpectedly rose.» Read More
U.S. companies view Russia as a "growth" market, and they do about $40 billion worth of business annually with Russia.
Pfizer's effort to bolt to the U.K. points to "tremendous problems" with the U.S. corporate tax structure, Sen. Bob Corker tells CNBC.
U.S. producer prices posted their largest increase in 1-1/2 years in April as the cost of food and trade services surged.
Failure to avert the federal Highway Trust Fund's bankruptcy could cost the economy as many as 700,000 construction jobs in the next year.
Consumers "have gotten really good over these last four years at stretching a penny."
The Boko Haram kidnapping has raised calls for educating women in developing nations. But you can't do it without guns, says Jake Novak.
The push to dramatically raise the minimum wage in liberal-leaning cities is causing a conundrum for local businesses.
The U.S. economy would have to shift dramatically for the Fed to change the rate at which it is winding down money printing, one Fed official said.
Mortgage applications edged slightly higher last week, as rates fell to their lowest since November.
U.S. retail sales barely rose in April and a gauge of consumer spending slipped, which could temper hopes of a growth pick-up.
U.S. small business sentiment jumped to its highest level in 6-1/2 years in April, bolstering hopes for an acceleration in economic activity.
Small-business owners are keeping a cautious approach to running their companies even as they grow more optimistic, a banking survey shows.
'We are seeing a mismatch of skills in the workforce and the jobs that are being created,' Philadelphia Fed President Charles Plosser said on Monday.
Is rising inflation at hand? Two key data points will provide a clue this week.
Strong economic data could give Democrats enough lift to hold onto the Senate.
Low inflation in the U.S., Europe and Japan is a concern, a top Fed official told CNBC, but added that current monetary policies were on target.
Romney is the third high-profile Republican in the past two weeks to say that resistance to a minimum wage hike is hurting the GOP's brand—NBC News.
Here are two things the Fed may do in response to weakness in the housing market, says Ron Insana.
U.S. wholesale inventories rose more than expected in March, suggesting less of a drag on Q1 growth than initially thought.
Yellen said a minimum wage increase would likely have some negative effects on jobs, though it's not clear how large.
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