An index that hints at the outlook for the U.S. economy rose modestly in August but fell short of Wall Street expectations.» Read More
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Americans' confidence in the economy rose to its highest level in more than five years, bolstered by a more optimistic outlook for hiring.
Home prices took a major leap in April, setting a monthly record for gains, according to the S&P/Case-Shiller Home Price Indices.
Sales of new U.S. single-family homes rose to their highest level in nearly five years in May, confirming the housing market's strengthening tone.
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A senior Federal Reserve policymaker renewed his call for the central bank to hold interest rates near zero until the jobless rate hits 5.5 percent.
U.S. banks have given a proposal to regulators on how to pay for restructuring in the event of a future crisis, the Wall Street Journal reported.
Mutual and exchange-traded funds hemorrhaged a record volume of bonds in June, according to a fresh report by TrimTabs Investment Research.
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Goldman Sachs became the latest bank to downgrade China's economic growth, saying tighter financial conditions and reforms are downside risks for the world's second largest economy.
Signs the Fed could pull back on its easy money policies sent the dollar higher and interest rates rose to a two-year high, jarring stocks and other risk markets around the globe.
Gold settled down more than 6 percent Thursday as investors fled after the Federal Reserve gave a signal that it plans to end the era of easy money.
The Fed's talk of tapering asset purchases won't kill the rally in equities, two top market economists tell CNBC. They said stock prices are likely to rise into 2014.
Factory activity in the US mid-Atlantic region rebounded in June to its highest level in more than two years as new orders accelerated, a survey showed on Thursday.
Home resales rose in May to the highest level in 3-1/2 years and prices jumped, a sign the housing sector recovery is gathering steam and could boost the economy significantly.
The number of Americans filing new claims for jobless benefits, while a separate report showed U.S. manufacturing activity growth unexpectedly slowed.
Wells Fargo chief CEO John Stumpf tells CNBC that interest rates need to return to levels that existed before the Federal Reserve started its accommodative monetary policy.
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