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A jump in job cuts in the computer and education sectors drove an increase in layoffs at U.S. firms in June, a report on Wednesday showed.
U.S. car companies are reveling in their strongest monthly sales in about five years. The housing market is rebounding. But overall economic growth is feeble at best.
U.S. buyers snapped up new cars and trucks in June at a pace not seen since before the recession. Continuing demand for big pickups helped boost sales for Detroit's automakers.
New orders for US factory goods rose for a second straight month in May, adding to tentative signs of stabilization in manufacturing after a recent slowdown.
U.S. home prices jumped 12.2 percent in May from a year ago, the most in seven years. The increase suggests the housing recovery is strengthening.
The Federal Reserve Board is ratcheting up the amount of capital U.S. banks will need to hold. In a final draft rule that the Fed will vote on in an open meeting today.
Small U.S. businesses increased borrowing for a second month in May, pointing to growth ahead.
Stocks started the third quarter on an up note, but face the dual pressures in the second half of a still challenged economy and higher interest rates.
US manufacturing activity grew in June behind a pickup in new orders and stronger production while a separate report showed that spending on residential housing rose.
Erskine Bowles, Debt Commission co-chairman, discusses overhauling the current tax code to help create jobs and make the nation more competitive.
Fighting to attract business—and jobs—takes money. And this year, states finally have some more ammunition to bring into battle.
A record amount of money poured out of exchange-traded and mutual bond funds in June, according to a fresh report by TrimTabs.
Benchmark oil prices are set to start the third-quarter on a positive note, reflecting expectations of better U.S. data.
The market's still jittery after the Fed rattled its cage. But wait, don't relax yet! It's time for the June jobs report. Here's what you need to know for the week ahead.
U.S. consumer sentiment improved in late June, ending the month close to a near six-year high set in May, as optimism among higher-income families rose to its strongest level in six years, a survey released on Friday showed.
Buy-and-hold billionaire Ron Baron told CNBC that former Treasury Secretary Tim Geithner said at an event he attended that the Fed's exit strategy would take about five years.
The stock market will go a "good deal higher," Dennis Gartman, founder of The Gartman Letter, told CNBC, adding it's no longer time to be short gold.
Gold fell to its lowest level since 2010 to under $1,200, which is what it costs miners to produce an ounce of gold, and analysts say miners will be "severely" impacted by the slump.
The municipal bond market's correction in June, has led to an easy decision for investors this summer: buy munis.
Fed speakers could shape the trading day Thursday, starting with New York Fed President William Dudley who speaks just after the stock market open.
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