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The U.S. trade deficit narrowed in March as exports rebounded, but the improvement may not help first-quarter growth.
China about to top the US as world's leading economic power? Sorry, not true, says Harvard Professor Jeffrey Frankel. Here's why.
Complacency by policymakers is one of the biggest risks to the world's economy, the head of the OECD told CNBC, as the organization cut its global growth forecast for 2014.
As the federal government is trying to provide enough oversight on its credit card program, it's struggling to do so and it is starting to cost money.
The Obama administration released a new report showing how climate change touches every part of the country. Flooding alone may cost $325 billion by 2100, it says.
Pay no attention to the lower jobless rate. The most important number in the latest jobs report did not change. The New York Times reports.
Growth in the U.S. services sector accelerated in April, rising at the fastest pace in eight months as new orders jumped.
Growth in the U.S. services sector slowed slightly in April, and the pace of employment slackened to its slowest in more than a year.
Investors need not worry about naysayers' myriad structural flaws of American economy.
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April's big 288,000 jump in new jobs was good news for the economy, but the report sent mixed signals.
Job creation accelerated in April as the U.S. economy added 288,000 new positions, while the unemployment rate plummeted to 6.3 percent amid a sharp drop in the workforce.
The U.S. Labor Department said Friday that the unemployment rate hit 6.3 percent in April—but does that rate tell the real story?
Manufacturing is pushing higher after a lull in the winter, but a surge in inventories in 2013 is preventing a faster pace of factory activity.
This is a tough job market for recent college graduates, and even tech-savvy millennials aren't exhibiting the soft skills that will change that.
Economists polled by CNBC have reversed earlier projections for positive GDP growth and now forecast that the economy contracted in the first quarter.
Sarah Bloom Raskin, the new deputy U.S. Treasury secretary, explains why addressing student loan debt is at the top of her agenda.
The richest 1 percent have got significantly wealthier in most countries over the past three decades.
The number of Americans filing new claims for unemployment benefits unexpectedly rose last week, as did spending and income.
Manufacturing growth accelerated for a 3rd month in April, boosted by a pickup in employment. Separately, construction spending rose.