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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.
The widely believed notion in the market that Obamacare would be bad for insurance stocks has been the wrong call, said Barclays health-care analyst Joshua Raskin
Fewer Americans bought existing homes in October, as higher mortgage rates, the 16-day partial government shutdown and a limited supply of homes reduced sales.
Oppenheimer expects the market to continue its bullish behavior into next year, with the S&P 500 finishing 2014 at the pinpoint figure of...2,014.
A gauge of U.S. consumer spending rose more than expected in October as households bought a range of goods.
Should the controversy over the September 2012 report go full-blown, it could shake the government's data-gathering operations at their foundation.
When everyone starts yelling about the need for behemoths like Wal-Mart and McDonald’s to raise their minimum wage, here's what they’re forgetting.
Manipulated data may have made its way into the U.S. employment report, the New York Post reported.
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