U.S. consumer prices rose in June as the cost of gasoline surged, pointing to a gradual build up of inflationary pressures.» Read More
U.S. consumer confidence rose to a six-year high of 85.2 in June, beating estimates of 83.5.
Sales of new U.S. single-family homes jumped to a six-year high in May, the latest indication the housing market was starting to dig out of a recent soft patch.
A key gauge of home price gains decelerated in April, but edged above analysts' expectations, a new report showed Tuesday.
The U.S. faces economic costs from climate change adding up to billions of dollars over the next 25 years. And that's just for starters.
A group of influential Internet moguls aim to fix what they refer to as the "big money problem" in Washington politics by, well, raising cash.
The U.S. manufacturing sector expanded more strongly than expected in June, an industry report showed on Monday.
The recovery is taking hold. Companies are hiring. State finances are looking up. Time for things to get nasty as states vie for business.
California and Florida are among states at the forefront of agricultural innovation. The field is growing as demand for food booms.
A Massachusetts mayor wants an end to refugee resettlement in his city, saying Somali families are putting pressure on already strained services.
US home resales rose more than expected in May and the stock of properties for sale was the highest in more than 1-1/2 years, suggesting growth.
The government is "abusively taxing" Americans living overseas and U.S. companies competing in a global economy, Grover Norquist tells CNBC.
The poll shows a major shift in American opinion on poverty's roots since the question was last asked nearly 20 years ago, NBC News reports.
The number of Americans filing new claims for unemployment benefits dipped more than expected last week.
The May index of leading economic indicators increased slightly less than expected, but a reading of business activity in Philadelphia showed robust growth.
Marc Faber tells CNBC the longer the Fed is involved in the markets, the more inequality will rise.
The Federal Reserve should be a lot more concerned about inflation, two economists tell CNBC ahead of the central bank's policy statement due out Wednesday afternoon.
The U.S. current account deficit increased to its widest point in 1-1/2 years in the first quarter as exports slumped.
It didn't take much to keep potential borrowers away from their mortgage lenders last week – a minimal rise in rates sent volume tumbling.
The Fed's monetary policy will likely lead to a measured rate of inflation, and will certainly lead to financial turmoil, Jim Grant said.
If you think Fedspeak can get arcane and obtuse, you haven't seen anything yet.
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