Applications for home mortgages dropped last week for a second-straight week as a spike in interest rates stymied demand for refinancing, the Mortgage Bankers Association says.» Read More
Bond investors can rest easy as there are few signs of debt markets overheating, according to a report by Moody's Investors Service.
Michael Novogratz of Fortress Investment Group said the art market is "100 percent a bubble," and he predicts it will be the next gold.
US home-builder confidence in the market for single family homes rose in May despite increasing building materials costs, an index showed on Wednesday.
U.S. industrial production fell by more than expected in April, reflecting a broad decline in factory output and a weather-related decrease in demand for utilities.
For a long time, the dollar didn't get much respect, but now that it's standing tall again, it's become a key focus for markets as U.S. economic data is beginning to look a shade better.
Retail sales, industrial production, regional Fed surveys. These are just a few of the reports that could keep the bulls charging next week — or maybe not.
US business inventories were unchanged for a second straight month, according to a government report on Monday that suggested restocking could be a boost to second-quarter growth.
If an article in Monday's Wall Street Journal is anything to go by, the U.S. Fed is getting ready to unwind monetary stimulus. That prospect is unlikely to be as alarming for markets as feared, analysts tell CNBC.
Under President Barack Obama's health care law, where you live could make a huge difference in what you'll pay for medications.
U.S. Treasury Secretary Jack Lew told CNBC on Friday that the U.S. debt ceiling would not be reached until September.
Sam Zell looks at the stock market and doesn't like what he sees: Surging equity prices that have come without corresponding economic growth.
An accelerating trend is that women having babies in the U.S. are more educated than ever. On average the more educated a woman is, the better off her children will be.
Nearly a third of the companies in the S&P 500 Index earn revenues exclusively in the U.S. and their shares are beating the index overall. Housing shares are contributing big time.
China's fast-growing economy has been forecast to overtake the U.S. as the world's biggest economy as early as 2016, but economists now say this is unlikely to happen.
A week after the Federal Reserve endorsed a plan to keep buying bonds to spur economic growth, members are airing differences over their super-easy policy.
America's economy faces a growing demographic crisis, and it echoes the script of the movie "Knocked Up," argues Kudlow producer Jake Novak.
New claims for unemployment benefits dropped to the lowest level in nearly 5-1/2 years last week, signaling labor market resilience in the face of fiscal austerity.
The federal government is better at creating low-paying jobs than Wal-Mart and McDonald's combined, says a new report.
A new study found that on average Millennials have $55,000 saved for retirement and many of them are wary of the long-term viability of Social Security.
U.S. retail sales unexpectedly rose in April as households bought automobiles, building materials and a range of other goods.