Jeffrey Lacker, president of the Federal Reserve Bank of Richmond, said he believes a case can be made for an increase in rates relatively soon.» Read More
The best way to keep government transportation coffers full without hurting future generations is to increase the gas tax, Sen. Bob Corker tells CNBC.
After a dive in volume two weeks ago, applications for mortgage refinances and home purchase loans were little changed last week, data show.
The Fed chief wants to see U.S. wages climb at a much brisker clip to boost spending and help workers recoup ground they lost in the last recession.
The Fed's forward guidance has been vague and the central bank should ensure its guidance on monetary policy is real, says a Nobel-winning economist.
The U.S. economy is approaching the Fed's economic targets faster than expected and might push the central bank to accelerate plans to increase interest rates, Philadelphia Federal Reserve Bank President Charles Plosser said on Tuesday.
U.S. consumer confidence rose to a six-year high of 85.2 in June, beating estimates of 83.5.
Sales of new U.S. single-family homes jumped to a six-year high in May, the latest indication the housing market was starting to dig out of a recent soft patch.
A key gauge of home price gains decelerated in April, but edged above analysts' expectations, a new report showed Tuesday.
The U.S. faces economic costs from climate change adding up to billions of dollars over the next 25 years. And that's just for starters.
A group of influential Internet moguls aim to fix what they refer to as the "big money problem" in Washington politics by, well, raising cash.
The U.S. manufacturing sector expanded more strongly than expected in June, an industry report showed on Monday.
The recovery is taking hold. Companies are hiring. State finances are looking up. Time for things to get nasty as states vie for business.
California and Florida are among states at the forefront of agricultural innovation. The field is growing as demand for food booms.
A Massachusetts mayor wants an end to refugee resettlement in his city, saying Somali families are putting pressure on already strained services.
US home resales rose more than expected in May and the stock of properties for sale was the highest in more than 1-1/2 years, suggesting growth.
The government is "abusively taxing" Americans living overseas and U.S. companies competing in a global economy, Grover Norquist tells CNBC.
The number of Americans filing new claims for unemployment benefits dipped more than expected last week.
The May index of leading economic indicators increased slightly less than expected, but a reading of business activity in Philadelphia showed robust growth.
Marc Faber tells CNBC the longer the Fed is involved in the markets, the more inequality will rise.
The Federal Reserve should be a lot more concerned about inflation, two economists tell CNBC ahead of the central bank's policy statement due out Wednesday afternoon.