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Fitch Ratings on Friday affirmed U.S.credit ratings at 'AAA' with a stable outlook, taking the country off negative ratings watch.
Rising inflation and interest rates aren't a bad thing. Here's why, says Michael Yoshikami.
From colossal pothole repair bills to lost productivity from grounded flights, this has been one of the coldest—and costliest—winters in memory.
Shale gas is adding manufacturing jobs to US cities in industries thought to be lost to foreign competition, says a report by IHS Global.
The number of Americans filing new unemployment claims rose, with the four week average hitting its lowest since November.
Home resales dropped slightly to a 19 month-low as cold weather and a shortage of homes for sale continued to sideline potential buyers.
Many states have spent two or three times as much as they budgeted for clearing roads. More bad weather could send costs higher.
As the Fed winds down quantitative easing, Ron Insana says it will be showing off its new move, something he calls "qualitative teasing."
Why did equities sell off despite what appeared to be dovish outcome of the Fed meeting? Mohamed El-Erian offers three possibilities.
The Fed's shift to new metrics when old metric falls short is confusing and threatens its credibility, says Michael Farr.
U.S. housing starts fell for a third straight month in February, but a rebound in building permits offered some hope.
The March CNBC Fed Survey found sharp divisions over Fed policy in 2015, with a cloud of geopolitical concern hanging over the outlook.
We're in the middle of what Michael Yoshikami calls a "stumbling recovery" — and here's what he wants to hear from the Fed this week.
U.S. manufacturing output logged its largest increase in 6 months, the latest sign the economy is gaining momentum in wake of severe weather.
A gauge of manufacturing in New York state rose in March though at a slower rate than forecast, as new orders and inventories jumped.
Warren Buffett said that when he called the 2008 financial crisis an "economic Pearl Harbor" the description was not "strong enough."
The number of new U.S. jobless claims fell to a new three month low, suggesting a strengthening labor market.
Massive amounts of stock will likely lead to fewer orders in the first quarter and hurt growth. Weather may have played a factor.
U.S. retail sales rose slightly more than expected in February, pointing to some strength in the economy after harsh weather abruptly slowed activity.
Pimco upgraded its assessment on U.S. economic growth, saying it now expects expansion to run between 2.5 percent and 3 percent in 2014.
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