The U.S. manufacturing sector rose in August to its highest level since March 2011, while construction spending surged.» Read More
The fertility rate has fallen sharply since the nation went into recession in 2007. "When times are bad, births go down," one researcher said.
If this is the most-hated bull market ever, maybe there's good reason for it. The rally this year looks good on paper but has come on the backs of some ugly internals.
The FDIC on Tuesday will propose a leverage rule requiring big banks to have common equity equal to at least 5 percent of their assets, sources tell CNBC.
The Federal Reserve should begin its move away from easy money now in order to strengthen a "tepid recovery," the head of a heavy machinery making company tells CNBC.
The renowned buy and hold investor stressed buying and selling on news is not good strategy. "Everyone thinks they are advantaged by trading on news. They are not."
The Indian rupee has been plunging for more than a month, spreading fear of a crisis. The key issue now is whether Indian equities will see major outflows as well, analysts say.
A rise in 10-year Treasury yields above 2.7 percent on Friday is just the start of a long-term upward trend, Goldman Sachs said on Sunday.
Yields on U.S government bonds are now fast approaching a pain threshold for the Fed, say experts.
U.S. job growth accelerated in June, though probably not at a pace fast enough to encourage the Federal Reserve to pull back on its monetary easing policy.
The US Chamber of Commerce said the president's Climate Action Plan punishes Americans with higher energy bills and fewer jobs. But a new study finds the opposite.
Rising U.S. bond yields should embolden, not spook, investors as they reflect improving growth and increase the allure of assets that most benefit from an economic upturn.
As the attention of global markets turns to the U.S. nonfarm payrolls data, Dennis Gartman, the founder of The Gartman Letter, told CNBC that the market response to the data would be "egregiously erratic."
The June jobs report is expected to show another month of moderate growth. Here's where the pros expect to see growth—and where they see weakness.
The Obama administration's dramatic delay of the new health care law's effect on larger businesses could save jobs in the short-term, but is unlikely to lead to a big hiring boom.
Private companies hired 188,000 new workers in June, considerably better than expectations, indicating the job market continues to heal slowly.
Rates are moving so fast and so dramatically that even recent reports seem outdated, which has a direct effect on consumers shopping for mortgages.
The pace of growth in the U.S. services sector slowed in June to its weakest level in over three years as new orders nearly stalled.
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.
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