The pace of business activity in the U.S. Midwest in July sank to its slowest level since June 2013, a report showed on Thursday.» Read More
As policymakers look to shift from an economy based on rapid credit expansion and heavy infrastructure investment to one based on consumer demand, miners and their suppliers have had to adjust.
Former White House insiders identify the key difference between Larry Summers and Janet Yellen in the jousting for the Fed chair job: The president knows and trusts Summers.
US consumer sentiment surged in July as Americans felt better about the current economic climate, though they expected to see a slower rate of growth in the year ahead.
Municipal bond funds saw outflows of $1.2 billion in the week ending July 24, on concern that Detroit's filing for bankruptcy will set an important precedent and more cities could follow suit.
New orders for long-lasting manufactured goods surged in June in the U.S., while the number of Americans filing new claims for jobless benefits rose slightly.
The once-sleepy process of releasing economic data has quietly gotten a lot more complicated, and a lot more lucrative.
The federal judge overseeing Detroit's bankruptcy case said he expects to issue some rulings Wednesday in the city's closely followed insolvency.
Sales of new U.S. single-family homes vaulted to a five-year high in June, showing little signs of slowing in the face of higher mortgage rates.
China's weak manufacturing data may trigger fresh stimulus measures from the government as Beijing looks to defend its 7.5 percent annual growth target, say economists.
Economic activity in the euro zone expanded in July, purchasing managers index (PMI) readings showed on Wednesday, marking the first uptick for business activity since January this year.
The risk of a disorderly decline in U.S. crude futures is growing after a four-week rally sent prices to 16-month highs, defying an China's slowdown and shale supply boom.
The move means it will add a total of 3,000 white collar jobs this year, with most of them located at the Dearborn headquarters.
The price of U.S. crude may have caught up with North Sea Brent oil prices in the past week, but it now faces a sharp pull back of up to 35 percent, says one analyst.
Cybercrime's toll on the U.S. economy is difficult to predict but one new study puts the price tag at $100 billion and 508,000 lost jobs as a result.
Detroit's bankruptcy goes to court Wednesday, even as other lawsuits seek to block a plan to restructure the city's more than $18 billion in debt.
US home resales unexpectedly fell in June after two straight months of hefty increases, but a surge in prices to a five-year high suggested the housing market recovery remained on course.
President Obama will embark on a campaign-style tour this week, laying out his agenda for reinvigorating the nation’s economy. The New York Times reports.
Four years after the auto industry bottomed out with GM and Chrysler going bankrupt, those automakers and the industry as a whole is roaring again.
A poll of doctors finds huge skepticism that Obamacare insurance exchanges will open by fall deadline, and mostly don't know how new health law will affect practices.
France is in a worrying situation, the country's finance minister told CNBC, but growth will return in the second half of the year.
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