CNBC Rapid Update, which tracks forecasts from economists, fell 0.4 percent to 1.4 percent after weaker consumer spending in February.» Read More
Friday's March jobs report is especially critical following the weak winter numbers and the impending midterms, POLITICO's Ben White says.
The pace of business activity in the U.S. Midwest fell to its lowest since August, resuming its recent trend of slower regional growth.
Is the economy really losing steam, or should we simply blame the weather? A big clue will come Friday.
Consumer sentiment fell as consumers were less hopeful about the prospects for the overall economy, a survey showed.
U.S. consumers spent more money in February, the latest sign the economy was thawing out after a tough winter.
American companies and political leaders alike are hoping the indications of a comeback in U.S. manufacturing will take hold. Here's why to bet on the promise.
Americans saddled with student debt may never catch up with wealthy peers who began life after college free from the burden.
So far, sanctions are a slap on the wrist, but losing hard currency from oil and gas sales could put a real pinch on Russia.
The U.S. economy expanded at a 2.6 percent pace last quarter, as jobless claims tumbled to a four month low.
Realtors have blamed particularly rough winter weather in much of the country for the slowdown in sales, down 10.5 percent from a year ago.
The Connecticut Senate approved raising the minimum wage to $10.10 an hour by 2017, the same rate the president wants for the federal minimum wage.
Cleveland Fed President Sandra Pianalto says she expects progress will be slow in achieving economic goals.
More than 80 percent view the economy as just fair or poor, almost unchanged from the fourth-quarter, according to the CNBC All-America Economic Survey.
The CNBC All-America Economic Survey finds sharply differing views among the political parties about the reasons for wealth and poverty.
The CNBC All-America Survey finds that 56 percent of Americans would view it as acceptable if a business sold marijuana in their city.
Orders for U.S. durable goods rebounded strongly in February, a fresh sign the economy was shaking off some of its winter gloom.
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.