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CNBC's October Fed survey sees the central bank buying about $650 billion of assets next year, up from $381 billion in the September survey.
An index of consumer confidence gave a reading of 71.2 in October. Economists expected the index to fall to 76.0, from the prior read of 79.7.
Obamacare is restricting economic growth and keeping businesses from hiring, House Speaker John Boehner said Tuesday.
As the Fed begins its two-day policy meeting Tuesday, markets will get a look at how consumers behaved just before the government shut down.
U.S. industrial production recorded its largest increase in seven months in September as utilities output surged after several months of declines, but manufacturing showed signs of cooling.
Even if the website gets fixed by the end of November, as the White House promises, potentially bigger problems lie ahead.
The S&P 500 still has substantial upside as tapering expectations get pushed out as far June, one strategist told CNBC.
Some investors moved all of their assets to cash during the debt ceiling war, just as the market kept rallying. What's the right way back in?
US consumer sentiment dropped in October to its lowest level since the end of last year as consumers worried Congressional dysfunction would hurt growth.
Market consensus has adapted to the reality that Fed easing will go full-throttle until at least March, but even that thinking may be too aggressive.
Booze may soon be used to lubricate the wheels of economic development in some Ohio communities, including Cincinnati.
New orders for long-lasting U.S. manufactured goods outside of transportation equipment fell in September in a possible sign companies were holding back on investments.
Goldman Sachs President Gary Cohn says DC needs to do just one or two things to boost investor and CEO confidence. Read it about it here.
U.S. wholesale inventories rose more than expected in August, suggesting that restocking was less of a drag on economic growth than analysts thought.
Former Treasury Secretary Larry Summers thought it was "the right thing for the Federal Reserve" to withdraw from consideration for Fed chairman.
Forget the BRICS: what's really concerning investors now are the "Fragile Five".
Stocks are at record highs and Wall Street is getting feverishly bullish. What could possibly go wrong?
The number of Americans filing new claims for unemployment benefits fell less than expected last week as California continued to process a backlog of applications.
Now that the Fed is expected to keep its foot on the easy money pedal for months to come, don't expect to see much lower interest rates.
The reason is largely that incomes, which are up just about 3 percent from a year ago, are not keeping pace with home prices.