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Signed contracts to buy existing homes increased just 0.4 percent in April, according to a monthly report.
The Federal Reserve is on track to raise rates later next year, Atlanta Federal Reserve Bank President Dennis Lockhart said.
Portions of New York City are experiencing significant job growth—particularly in manufacturing.
Wiping out the abandoned and decrepit buildings could cost Detroit nearly $1 billion, and more over time.
Mortgage applications fell last week, despite lower rates and expectations of stronger home sales in May.
U.S. consumers were more optimistic in May than in April, the Conference Board said Tuesday.
Orders for long-lasting U.S. manufactured goods unexpectedly rose in April, but a measure of capital spending dropped.
The U.S. services sector expanded in May at its fastest rate since March 2012 as employment creation accelerated, an industry report showed on Tuesday.
U.S. single-family home prices rose in March, a key survey said on Tuesday, as the housing market extended its fragile recovery.
Despite optimism surrounding the U.S. recovery, one asset management firm has signaled that this could mean a gloomy future for the rest of the world.
Some wonder whether Wall Street and Big Oil are to blame for the high price of gasoline. The answer is yes...and no.
The Senate approved Stanley Fischer's nomination to the Fed Board, adding a potentially influential voice to the developing debate over Fed policy.
The average price of a gallon of gasoline in the U.S. fell for the first time in three months, dropping about 3.5 cents over the past two weeks.
Economists raised their forecasts for U.S. economic growth in the second quarter and through the balance of 2014, with a generally brighter outlook.
The two new nominees to the Federal Reserve's Board of Governors are expected to push for an expanded Fed role in managing the U.S. economy.
A monthly gauge of U.S. consumer sentiment fell in May as a gloomy view on income growth clouded an otherwise positive economic outlook.
U.S. housing starts jumped in April and building permits hit their highest level in nearly six years.
Several indicators of economic health finally seem to be moving in the direction the Federal Reserve says is needed for a strong recovery.
The number of Americans filing new claims for unemployment benefits fell last week to its lowest level in seven years.
Mom-and-pop shops on Main Street are disappearing at an alarming rate in a world of Wal-Marts. Can anything save them?