An index that hints at the outlook for the U.S. economy rose modestly in August but fell short of Wall Street expectations.» Read More
A voter initiative to enact a $15 minimum wage in a Seattle suburb that houses the region's main international airport won a narrow victory.
U.S. borrowers are increasingly missing payments on home equity lines of credit they took out during the housing bubble.
A sharp rise in U.S. Treasury yields should act as a reminder to the Federal Reserve not to ignore developments in the bond market, one market analyst says.
If investors in housing see lower-than-expected returns, they will dump the properties, Nobel-winning economist Robert Shiller says.
Ronald Reagan's director of the OMB warns that the Fed has stoked a worldwide bubble in asset prices.
Consumer confidence fell in November as Americans worried about their future jobs and earnings prospects.
U.S. single-family home prices rose in September and posted their strongest annualized gain in 7-1/2 years, a closely watched survey said on Tuesday.
Permits for future U.S. home construction rose to their highest level in nearly 5-1/2 years in October.
In a dreary sign of economic doldrums, more than six in 10 workers worry that they will lose their jobs, according to a Washington Post-Miller Center poll.
The Keynesians are preparing to duke it out with the anti-Keynesians on the same old grounds once more.
For the fifth straight month in October existing home sales fell, as the government shutdown added to an overall slowdown in the U.S. housing market.
Commerce Secretary Penny Pritzker outlines the US "open for business" agenda to jumpstart the economic recovery.
The Fed won't taper bond buying until the economy is ready and financial markets are prepared, Atlanta Fed President Dennis Lockhart told CNBC.
The Fed may not be happy until it gets unemployment down to 5.5 percent, if statements from central bank officials and economists are an indication.
An expert on high-impact entrepreneurship, Endeavor's Linda Rottenberg, explains why economic adversity sparks innovation and small business creation.
A debate over whether to extend a federal jobless benefits program has left many unemployed feeling bah-humbug about the holidays.
The Philadelphia Fed said that factory activity in the Mid-Atlantic region hit a six-month low in November, while remaining positive.
The number of Americans filing new claims for unemployment benefits fell more than expected, suggesting strengthening of labor markets.
As the Fed taper talk heats up around a possible December start, Pimco's Mohamed El-Erian told CNBC the "safety net" on risk assets like stocks is diminishing.
The Senate Banking Committee on Thursday approved Janet Yellen's nomination to become the first woman to lead the Fed, sending it to the full Senate for a final vote.
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