Janet Yellen gives the Senate Banking Committee a decidedly dovish tone on interest rates.» Read More
Sales of new U.S. single-family homes tumbled to their lowest level in 8 months, dealing a setback to the housing market recovery.
The new Fed chair faces the challenge to either resist or go along with conventional wisdom to hold the line on interest rates.
Not only are middle class Americans losing out in the U.S., they are now trailing their global peers, the NYT reports.
The Lefty mayors of NY and LA talk about income equality but when it comes to Hollywood and taxes, they're starry-eyed, says Jake Novak.
A measure of the U.S. economy's health rose in March for the third consecutive month.
For Americans who can’t find jobs, the booming demand for temp workers has been a path out of unemployment, but now many fear it’s a dead-end route.
Business in the U.S. is expected to pick up again now that the worst of the harsh winter weather is over, a survey of economists showed.
RDQ Economics' John Ryding told CNBC he questions whether monetary policy can spur companies into hiring the long-term unemployed.
The number of Americans filing new claims for unemployment benefits rose marginally last week.
It was Yellen's second major address in as many days, and came amid a flurry of speeches on rate guidance from other Fed officials.
U.S. manufacturing output rose for a second straight month in March, a sign of recovery from a long winter.
President Barack Obama and Vice President Joe Biden are hitting the road to trumpet $600 million in new competitive grants to spur job creation.
The Fed should try to make communications on the expected path of rates and the economy consistent with policy statements, a top official said.
U.S. housing starts rose less than expected in March and building permits fell, pointing to underlying weakness in the market.
Applications for U.S. home mortgages rose last week as interest rates declined, an industry group said on Wednesday.
First quarter economic growth in Russia slowed and Moscow's economy minister is attributing it to uncertainty over the Ukraine crisis.
China's latest reading on growth has sparked a disagreement between two investment titans viewed as authorities on the world's second-largest economy.
China's first quarter GDP numbers have quelled the worst fears of a hard landing, with economists forecasting a growth pickup over the coming months.
U.S. consumer prices rose in March but inflation remained generally benign, which should give the Fed scope to keep interest rates low.
Confidence among home builders in the market for new, single-family homes remained in a holding pattern in April, ticking up just one point.