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  • Home Builder Confidence Soars Monday, 17 Jun 2013 | 10:00 AM ET

    Now that's a shot of confidence: Home builder sentiment hit a 7-year high in June.

  • Good Manufacturing News Not as Good as It Looks Monday, 17 Jun 2013 | 8:33 AM ET
    A welder builds parts for finished petroleum tanks at Southern Tank and Manufacturing Inc. in Owensboro, Kentucky, U.S.

    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.

  • Heeere's Bernanke: Time for the Fed to Be Specific Friday, 14 Jun 2013 | 9:50 PM ET
    Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke.

    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.

  • Got Water? Keeping the Tap Going Could Get Expensive Friday, 14 Jun 2013 | 10:58 AM ET

    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.

  • Consumer Mood Comes Down From May Highs Friday, 14 Jun 2013 | 9:56 AM ET

    US consumer sentiment fell this month after reaching its highest in nearly six years in May, a survey released on Friday showed.

  • Lights Out: Weak Utilities Output Hurts Production Friday, 14 Jun 2013 | 9:16 AM ET
    A welder builds parts for finished petroleum tanks at Southern Tank and Manufacturing Inc. in Owensboro, Kentucky, U.S.

    US industrial production was unchanged in May, the Fed said, compared with forecasts for a light increase.

  • Food and Gas Hikes Give Lift to Producer Prices Friday, 14 Jun 2013 | 8:31 AM ET
    Employees load sealed milk cartons off the production line into crates for delivery at the Snowville Creamery in Pomeroy, Ohio, U.S.

    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.

  • Banks Slow to Mop Up Mortgage Mess Friday, 14 Jun 2013 | 7:00 AM ET

    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 to Add 800 More White-Collar Jobs in US Thursday, 13 Jun 2013 | 10:12 AM ET

    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.

  • US Business Inventories Up, but Sales Are Weak Thursday, 13 Jun 2013 | 10:02 AM ET

    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 Prices Rise, Banks Repossess More Homes Thursday, 13 Jun 2013 | 9:50 AM ET

    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.

  • Help Wanted: Main St. Hiring Again—With Caution Thursday, 13 Jun 2013 | 8:40 AM ET

    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.

  • Ka-ching! US consumers step up spending in May Thursday, 13 Jun 2013 | 8:39 AM ET
    Construction worker Alex Sierra buys lumber for home framing at the Home Depot store.

    U.S. retail sales rose more than expected in May as households stepped up purchases of automobiles and bought other goods.

  • Can US Stocks Weather Taper Tantrum? Thursday, 13 Jun 2013 | 8:33 AM ET

    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.

  • Mixed Picture: Jobless Claims Fall, Imports Drop Thursday, 13 Jun 2013 | 8:31 AM ET
    Job recruiter Mohammed Ali from Nationwide Mutual Insurance Co. looks at a job seeker's resume at the Choice Career Fairs job fair in Arlington, Virginia, U.S.

    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.

  • Are Markets Facing a Crisis of Confidence? Wednesday, 12 Jun 2013 | 10:30 PM ET

    The rout in global financial markets that has spared few asset classes extended into Thursday, with Asian stocks plunging across the board.

  • Why Bullish BofA Thinks Market Gains Might Be Over Wednesday, 12 Jun 2013 | 5:06 PM ET

    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.

  • Rising Rates Scare Borrowers Into Action Wednesday, 12 Jun 2013 | 1:18 PM ET

    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.

  • Brace Yourself: In a Shift, Interest Rates Are Rising Wednesday, 12 Jun 2013 | 6:14 AM ET
    Sheets of five dollar notes go through a machine to receive a serial number and the seals of the U.S. Treasury and Federal Reserve at the Bureau of Engraving and Printing in Washington, D.C., U.S.

    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.

  • Why Cyclicals Are Hot for Investors This Summer Wednesday, 12 Jun 2013 | 5:19 AM ET

    Cyclicals are heating up as the summer approaches and the economy starts to show signs of improvement, analysts say.

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