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Private sector job creation surged in July as small businesses and services led the way, according to the latest report from ADP and Moody's Analytics.
Art Cashin of UBS said Tuesday that a little-noticed announcement Monday lends further credence to the belief that the Federal Reserve will begin tapering in September.
Participants in a guests survey say that a rise of 20 cents to 30 cents in gas prices won't deter them from taking a trip, the chief of Choice Hotels told CNBC.
Never mind the recent uptick in mortgage rates. Home prices are on a powerful roll. The latest monthly data shows home prices in May jumped 12.1 percent in the past year.
The latest YPO Global Pulse Index shows the highest level of confidence in sales growth among CEOs since April 2012. Can this increase in confidence lead to job growth?
The power of eminent domain has traditionally worked against homeowners, but now the city of Richmond, Calif., hopes to the legal tool to help people stay right where they are.
The economy is solid and "zombie inflation" is lurking outside, but hasn't started knocking on the door yet, a former economist at the Federal Reserve told CNBC on Tuesday.
US consumer confidence pulled back as consumers were less optimistic about the outlook for the economy and labor market, according to a private sector report released on Tuesday.
President Barack Obama will propose a "grand bargain for middle-class jobs" that would cut the U.S. corporate tax rate and use billions to fund projects aimed at creating jobs.
Even before Japan can stage a convincing rebound, fears are already building over a sharp slowdown, with one analyst warning of a possible recession next year.
Billionaire and entrepreneur John Paul DeJoria said that although President Obama means well, he likely doesn't have the business acumen to do what is best for the middle class.
Survey data point to an increasingly globalized U.S. economy, the widening gap between rich and poor, and the loss of good-paying manufacturing jobs as reasons for the trend.
Heading into another budget battle, more Americans say they have been negatively affected by the sequester budget cuts, an exclusive poll found.
If Larry Summers is appointed as the next head of the Fed, markets that have been expecting the dovish Janet Yellen to be the next central bank chief could be jolted.
Bank lending conditions in emerging Asia have tightened the most since the global financial crisis, according to the latest survey from the Institute of International Finance (IIF).
Despite the emergence of some positive data from crisis-hit Spain, Ryanair says it does not yet see a recovery in southern Europe, Howard Millar, deputy chief executive of the Irish budget airline told CNBC on Monday.
As policymakers look to shift from an economy based on rapid credit expansion and heavy infrastructure investment to one based on consumer demand, miners and their suppliers have had to adjust.
Former White House insiders identify the key difference between Larry Summers and Janet Yellen in the jousting for the Fed chair job: The president knows and trusts Summers.
US consumer sentiment surged in July as Americans felt better about the current economic climate, though they expected to see a slower rate of growth in the year ahead.
Municipal bond funds saw outflows of $1.2 billion in the week ending July 24, on concern that Detroit's filing for bankruptcy will set an important precedent and more cities could follow suit.
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