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The number of Americans filing new claims for jobless benefits fell last week to a near six-year low, while economic growth in the second quarter was unchanged at 2.5 percent.
House Speaker John Boehner urged his unruly caucus to show flexibility over a measure to keep the government open, a fellow Republican said.
Former Obama budget chief Peter Orszag told CNBC on Thursday he'd rather see a government shutdown than risk a default on the nation's debt.
Obamacare requires most Americans to obtain health insurance by 2014—and millions will be buying coverage from health insurance exchanges.
American sentiment has dipped back into its post-crisis financial funk, according to the latest CNBC All-America Economic Survey.
JPMorgan Chase is in talks with government officials to settle federal and state mortgage probes for $11 billion.
Secretary of the Treasury Jack Lew had a clear message for Republicans: Obama won't negotiate on debt.
Orders for long-lasting U.S. manufactured goods rose in August, signaling that the factory sector gained a step midway through the third quarter.
Bare-bones health insurance could cost just $11 a month for a family of four in Indianapolis on the federal government's new exchanges.
With new health insurance markets launching, the U.S. is unveiling premiums and plan choices for 36 states.
David Robin of Newedge says there's no way that the Fed will taper this year.
A few people in Chicago appear to have had access to the Fed's decision before anyone else in the Windy City.
Thousands of American workers and businesses could lose if the government shuts down next week, but it might be a boon for some politicians.
U.S. single-family home prices rose in July albeit at a slightly slower pace, though their gain from a year ago was the strongest in more than seven years.
Meeting of the minds: CEOs at the Clinton Global Initiative discuss the world's sustainable future.
More than 50 percent of business schools are seeing an increase in applications, according to a new Graduate Management Admission Council survey.
Africa's rapid economic growth has lured top American private equity firms to invest, including The Carlyle Group and Blackstone.
The Fed has no intention to pull back on bond buying and is more likely to increase it due to economic weakness, investment pro Peter Schiff said.
Nouriel Roubini may have made a name foretelling doom and gloom, but his tone has changed to reflect an improbable belief in a stronger U.S. economy.
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