The number of Americans filing new claims for unemployment benefits plunged, adding to bullish signals on the labor market.» Read More
Former Treasury Secretary Larry Summers tells CNBC that investments need to be made to get the U.S. economy stronger.
The drop in oil prices is putting money in consumers' pockets and is "a good thing, basically" for the economy, the Minneapolis Fed president said.
Feeling a little more flush this year? Well, you soon could be – the fall in oil prices is expected is free up $700 for each U.S. household.
The number of Americans filing new claims for unemployment benefits fell last week, adding to signs of a strengthening labor market.
The number of planned layoffs by U.S. employers fell 9.2 percent in December, capping off a year that saw the fewest job cuts since 1997.
Private-sector job creation popped in December, with companies adding a better-than-expected 241,000 workers, according to payroll processor ADP.
The U.S. international trade deficit was expected to narrow to $42.0 billion in November from $43.4 billion reported the previous month.
The holiday season is historically slow in the mortgage business, but this time around it was particularly quiet.
The Institute for Supply Management services index for December missed analyst forecasts.
The U.S. services sector expanded in December at its slowest rate since February as growth in new business and employment declined.
GasBuddy.com's annual gas price outlook says the U.S. average gallon price could hit lowest mark since 2009, USA Today reports.
After slogging through most of 2014, there are a number of factors that should give specialty stores a boost in the new year.
The surprising number of new claims for unemployment benefits was not enough to change views of a sustained strength in the labor market.
Signed contracts to buy existing homes increased just 0.8 percent from a downwardly-revised October reading.
The pace of business activity in the U.S. Midwest slowed more than expected in December, a report showed on Wednesday.
The United States is back, and ready to drive global growth in 2015.
Next year is shaping up to be one of those rare times when strong economic growth is accompanied by low interest rates, the perfect mix for housing.
The 2015 wage hikes in 21 states will boost the hourly wage of 2.4 million workers, reports USA Today.
After a long, dismal stretch last winter that sent it in reverse, the U.S. economy bounced back sharply in 2014.
Washington state's minimum wage will rise to the highest in the nation on Jan. 1.
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