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The US manufacturing sector expanded at its fastest pace in 2½ years last month, an industry report showed Friday, but the pace of hiring slowed from September.
The Fed "clearly missed" an opportunity to begin tapering its massive bond-buying program in September, Philadelphia Fed President Charles Plosser says.
There are a few warning signs for the market as October ends with solid gains, but traders caution that stocks keep defying every bearish trend.
Cuts kicking in Friday will siphon $5 billion from a program that helps one in seven Americans put three meals on the table.
The weak jobs recovery has hit men and women in different—but nevertheless harsh—ways, and that's leaving many couples struggling to get by.
The number of Americans filing new claims for unemployment benefits declined largely as expected last week as a California computer glitch worked its way out of the report.
The Chicago purchasing managers' index unexpectedly jumped in October.
Energy funds think there are still huge opportunities even though many are down big this year.
This year just 27 percent of newly minted Harvard Business School MBAs took jobs in financial services. Where are they all going? Tech and telecom.
JP Morgan has put its chief currency dealer in London, Richard Usher, on leave, and Bloomberg reported Citigroup had done the same.
With speculations about a market bubble, analysts said that investors are not appreciating the risk of another 1999-style bubble.
The United States reprimanded Germany, saying its exporting prowess was hampering economic stability in Europe and hurting the global economy.
Hedge fund manager and billionaire conservative Paul Singer thinks the Affordable Care Act is a disaster.
To the surprise of virtually no one, the Fed kept its cheap-money policy in place and pledged to continue pumping $85 billion a month.
The Fed gave the market what it wants in its latest statement. But how long will it sustain the mix of conditions the Fed and investors want?, asks Pimco's Mohamed El-Erian.
Social Security benefits will rise only 1.5 percent next year.
U.S. consumer prices rose modestly in September but there was little sign of underlying inflation in the economy.
Negotiators on Capitol Hill began discussing ways to ease indiscriminate spending cuts slamming the Pentagon and domestic agencies alike.
Markets are primed for a dovish statement from the Federal Reserve Wednesday that should keep a lift in stocks.
An increase in retail square footage may lead to an inventory overload this holiday, forcing retailers to slash prices.
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