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Old Man Winter has been a convenient foil for the recent spate of bad economic news, but he shouldn't be shouldering all the blame.
The price of a gallon of gas rose almost 12 cents in the past two weeks as crises in three areas of the world heightened concerns in the oil market.
An action-oriented plan by the G-20 to boost global economic growth has a good chance of succeeding, the IMF's chief Christine Lagarde said.
Plans to meet a global growth target over the next five years are ambitious but achievable, France's Finance Minister Pierre Moscovici told CNBC.
Group of 20 finance leaders have yet to reach a conclusion on setting a numerical target for global growth.
The generation's unemployment and underemployment may be holding back the U.S. economic recovery. Here's why.
More than five years after the financial crisis, dozens of states and other entities are still feeling the hangover from risky bond bets.
Big changes in QE aren't likely, San Francisco Fed President John Williams says.
Even Fed officials will have trouble reading the economy using the recent batches of "tainted" economic data, veteran trader Art Cashin told CNBC.
U.S. housing starts recorded their biggest drop in almost three years in January, weighed down by harsh weather.
Wall Street continues to believe that the weather is the primary reason for the slowdown, and this will change soon.
Government fixes aren’t really fixing anything. Carol Roth offers a few solutions for really getting to the heart of America's jobs problem.
On the fifth anniversary of a controversial economic stimulus plan, President Obama released a positive report that sparked a new round of partisan debate.
A gauge of manufacturing in New York state slowed in February after hitting a 20-month high, the New York Fed said in a report on Tuesday.
The National Association of Home Builders' monthly sentiment index had its sharpest drop in history in February.
Suspension of the debt limit and a series of tough economic reports are setting the stage in DC for the midterm elections, POLITICO's Ben White says.
U.S. consumer sentiment was unchanged in early February with optimism about the future tempered by concern over current conditions.
U.S. manufacturing output in January recorded its biggest drop since 2009 as cold weather disrupted production, data showed on Friday.
Prices on U.S. imported goods rose by slightly more than expected in January, yet underscored largely dormant inflation.
California's seemingly healthy finances are just a mirage tied to the stock market, GOP gubernatorial hopeful Neel Kashkari says.
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