Economic growth slowed in the fourth quarter as weak business spending and a wider deficit offset the fastest pace of consumer spending since 2006.» Read More
A gauge of U.S. consumer spending rose more than expected in October as households bought a range of goods.
Should the controversy over the September 2012 report go full-blown, it could shake the government's data-gathering operations at their foundation.
When everyone starts yelling about the need for behemoths like Wal-Mart and McDonald’s to raise their minimum wage, here's what they’re forgetting.
Manipulated data may have made its way into the U.S. employment report, the New York Post reported.
Bitcoin's strong rally this week in the run-up to and following a U.S. Senate hearing on Monday, has led to the re-emergence of bubble fears.
The market now is a place in which even basic goods such as socks and razors are either incredibly cheap or extremely expensive.
U.S. labor costs rose in the third quarter, pointing to tame wage inflation that should allow the Fed to maintain its bond-buying program.
New York Fed president William Dudley on Monday said he was "getting more hopeful" on prospects for the beleaguered U.S. economic recovery.
Home builder confidence remained flat as more builders viewed market conditions as good than poor. Still, the reading disappointed expectations.
Interest rate swaps - sold as a way to save money on public financing - have turned into municipal bombs.
Federal and state funding cutbacks are challenging Main Street. The future of America is at stake since cities contribute more than 90 percent to GDP.
The head of the National Urban League outlines a plan to close the economic divide that's crippling U.S. cities.
The Fed is considering a delay in the compliance date for the Volcker regulation, giving banks additional time to conform. The FT reports.
Former Treasury Secretary Timothy Geithner has taken a job as president of the private equity firm Warburg Pincus.
With some predicting a December taper, traders will keep a close eye on the Fed this week.
JPMorgan Chase has agreed to pay $4.5 billion to settle claims by 21 major institutional investors who lost money on mortgage-backed securities.
There are two main ways this recovery is different, says economist Joel Naroff. Here's what investors need to focus on.
Nothing has been done to address the United States debt crisis. We need a call to action to save our country, says Murray T. Holland.
Weak U.S. export prices and soft New York state manufacturing presented a new set of wrinkles for the global economy, two reports said on Friday.
U.S. industrial production unexpectedly fell in October as output at power plants and mines declined.
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