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U.S. private sector economic activity growth accelerated in March at a faster clip than in February as the services sector picked up.
The U.S. unemployment rate will fall below 6 percent by the end of this year, a Federal Reserve official said on Wednesday.
Albert Edwards, SocGen's uber-bearish strategist, has once again taken aim at economists bullish on the U.S. economy, highlighting a contraction in corporate profits.
The Fed "tried to say very explicitly" that "the expectations have not changed," Philly Fed President Charles Plosser tells CNBC.
U.S. single-family home prices rose in January, shrugging off the effects of a frigid winter.
New U.S. single-family home sales plunged to a five-month low in February, even as consumers grew more confident in March.
Minneapolis Fed Bank President Narayana Kocherlakota has no plans to make a habit of saying "no," people familiar with his thinking say.
Large numbers of long-term unemployed mean big problems lie ahead for the U.S., former White House adviser Alan Krueger tells CNBC.
Business economists expect the pace of U.S. economic growth to speed up later this year and next year, forcing the Fed's hand, one survey found.
The numbers fell short of expectations but still beat January's PMI, suggesting the effects of a harsh winter have started to fade.
Only about 1 in 10 of the long-term unemployed—those out of work for six months or more—get hired every year, says a new study.
The Fed should have promised to keep rates near zero until U.S. unemployment falls below 5.5 percent, said the lone dissenter to the Fed's policy decision this week.
Fitch Ratings on Friday affirmed U.S.credit ratings at 'AAA' with a stable outlook, taking the country off negative ratings watch.
Rising inflation and interest rates aren't a bad thing. Here's why, says Michael Yoshikami.
From colossal pothole repair bills to lost productivity from grounded flights, this has been one of the coldest—and costliest—winters in memory.
Shale gas is adding manufacturing jobs to US cities in industries thought to be lost to foreign competition, says a report by IHS Global.
The number of Americans filing new unemployment claims rose, with the four week average hitting its lowest since November.
Home resales dropped slightly to a 19 month-low as cold weather and a shortage of homes for sale continued to sideline potential buyers.
Many states have spent two or three times as much as they budgeted for clearing roads. More bad weather could send costs higher.
As the Fed winds down quantitative easing, Ron Insana says it will be showing off its new move, something he calls "qualitative teasing."
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