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The National Association of Home Builders' monthly sentiment index had its sharpest drop in history in February.
Suspension of the debt limit and a series of tough economic reports are setting the stage in DC for the midterm elections, POLITICO's Ben White says.
U.S. consumer sentiment was unchanged in early February with optimism about the future tempered by concern over current conditions.
U.S. manufacturing output in January recorded its biggest drop since 2009 as cold weather disrupted production, data showed on Friday.
Prices on U.S. imported goods rose by slightly more than expected in January, yet underscored largely dormant inflation.
California's seemingly healthy finances are just a mirage tied to the stock market, GOP gubernatorial hopeful Neel Kashkari says.
A CNBC Fed Survey of Wall Street pros puts the total weather impact at about a third of a percentage point on the $16 trillion US economy.
US business inventories beat expectations in December, defying a string of dour data that has stoked fears about the economy.
With the debt ceiling settled, Congress won't be in a position to damage the economy for a while now, Sen. Bob Corker, R-Tenn., told CNBC.
The number of Americans filing new claims for unemployment benefits spiked unexpectedly last week, with retail sales falling sharply.
Sure, she signaled that she would continue the Bernanke policy but make no mistake—she’s not going to be just like Ben, says Bob Brusca. Here’s why.
Stocks rallied on Janet Yellen's monetary policy report, but some market pros found her testimony lacking.
Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen defended the central bank's policy course, saying the central bank was trying to be as consistent as possible considering the difficulty of the task at hand.
Janet Yellen gave a thumb's up to the US economy. And as established economies get more attractive, emerging markets have to work harder to attract—and keep—investors.
Getting ready to quit your job? Some economists think it's a positive sign. But that may not be so.
The GOP-controlled House has backed away from a battle over the government's debt cap and passed a measure extending Treasury's borrowing authority.
The chairman of the House Financial Services Committee questioned on CNBC the usefulness of the Federal Reserve's forward guidance tool.
U.S. wholesale inventories rose less than expected in December, suggesting a moderation in the pace of stock accumulation.
Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen promised a steady and consistent course forward, with less money printing but continued low rates.
House Republican leaders will seek to make an extension of the debt limit conditional on the repeal of a planned cut in military pension benefits.