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Now that's a shot of confidence: Home builder sentiment hit a 7-year high in June.
Growth in New York state manufacturing picked up in June, but the details were less encouraging as new orders contracted further and measures of employment weakened.
It's been a rough ride in the market and when the Fed meets, Wall Street wants details! Here's what some pros expect to hear.
America's water system—its treatment plants and pipes—is in need of very serious repair if the country is to have safe drinking water, experts say. And it won't come cheap.
US consumer sentiment fell this month after reaching its highest in nearly six years in May, a survey released on Friday showed.
US industrial production was unchanged in May, the Fed said, compared with forecasts for a light increase.
Producer prices rose more than expected as gasoline prices rebounded, but underlying inflation remained muted, which could argue against an early scaling back by the Fed.
Despite mutibillion-dollar settlements, state and federal regulators are making slow progress in their efforts to prod banks to help mortgage borrowers avoid foreclosure.
Ford plans to add 800 more white-collar workers by the end of 2013 after already signing on 2,200 so far this year. It's another sign of surging domestic demand.
U.S. business inventories rose, but with goods taking longer to sell businesses could slow their pace of stock accumulation to prevent an unwanted piling up of merchandise.
As homes prices rise, banks are acting faster on overdue loans. The rate at which banks took ownership of properties rose 11 percent in May over April.
After months of uncertainty about taxes and budget cuts, small businesses are carefully hiring again. But some start-ups say it's challenging finding qualified applicants.
U.S. retail sales rose more than expected in May as households stepped up purchases of automobiles and bought other goods.
With U.S. stock futures pointing lower after the sharp drop in Japanese stocks overnight, leading market watchers give their predictions on the markets and the Fed's next move.
The number of Americans filing new claims for jobless benefits fell, nearing its lowest level in five years in a sign of resilience for the labor market.
The rout in global financial markets that has spared few asset classes extended into Thursday, with Asian stocks plunging across the board.
BofA Merrill Lynch's market strategist looked overly optimistic when she picked her 2013 stock market target and pessimistic now that she's maintaining it.
After falling dramatically for more than a month, applications for mortgage refinances finally swung to the positive last week, rising 5 percent despite the rise in mortgage rates.
It has been a reliable fact of life: interest rates, for the most part, keep heading lower. But all of that may be about to change.
Cyclicals are heating up as the summer approaches and the economy starts to show signs of improvement, analysts say.
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