Economists on average now believe that the U.S. economy contracted slightly in the first quarter, according to a Moody's/CNBC survey.» Read More
The Philadelphia Fed said that factory activity in the Mid-Atlantic region hit a six-month low in November, while remaining positive.
The number of Americans filing new claims for unemployment benefits fell more than expected, suggesting strengthening of labor markets.
As the Fed taper talk heats up around a possible December start, Pimco's Mohamed El-Erian told CNBC the "safety net" on risk assets like stocks is diminishing.
The Senate Banking Committee on Thursday approved Janet Yellen's nomination to become the first woman to lead the Fed, sending it to the full Senate for a final vote.
The widely believed notion in the market that Obamacare would be bad for insurance stocks has been the wrong call, said Barclays health-care analyst Joshua Raskin
Fewer Americans bought existing homes in October, as higher mortgage rates, the 16-day partial government shutdown and a limited supply of homes reduced sales.
Oppenheimer expects the market to continue its bullish behavior into next year, with the S&P 500 finishing 2014 at the pinpoint figure of...2,014.
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.
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