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 U.S. current account deficit increased to its widest point in 1-1/2 years in the first quarter as exports slumped.
It didn't take much to keep potential borrowers away from their mortgage lenders last week – a minimal rise in rates sent volume tumbling.
The Fed's monetary policy will likely lead to a measured rate of inflation, and will certainly lead to financial turmoil, Jim Grant said.
If you think Fedspeak can get arcane and obtuse, you haven't seen anything yet.
CEOs have slightly lower expectations for US gross domestic product growth than they did last quarter, according to a new survey.
U.S. consumer prices logged their largest jump in more than a year as housing starts and building permits slumped.
The International Monetary Fund released its annual review of the US economy on Monday and called on the US to raise it minimum wage rate.
U.S. manufacturing output rose solidly in May as production increased across the board, bolstering expectations that economic growth would rebound strongly this quarter.
A gauge of manufacturing in New York state rose in June, as new orders climbed to its highest level in nearly four years.
Here are five ways the collapse of Iraq could hit America. The Fiscal Times reports.
Investors will look to the Fed for reassurance this week, with little data to assuage their concerns over the strength of the global recovery.
Forget about tapering—here's what the real focus will be when it comes to this week's FOMC statment.
U.S. consumer sentiment fell in June as views by consumers with the lowest incomes soured, a survey released on Friday showed.
U.S. producer prices fell in May as costs declined broadly, indicating inflation pressures remained benign.
This could be the key to solving the immigration problem, says Carol Roth.
New U.S. claims for unemployment unexpectedly rose last week as import price gains were held in check, data showed.
U.S. business inventories recorded their biggest increase in six months in April, supporting expectations of a sharp rebound in growth.
U.S. retail sales rose less than expected in May, but that probably will do little to change expectations of an acceleration in growth this quarter.
As if the Fed doesn't have enough to worry about, now it has to contend with the notion that its expectations for growth are too optimistic.
The CNBC All-America Economic Survey finally finds some key measures of U.S. public opinion are recovering to their precrisis levels.