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U.S. small-business optimism fell in October, as merchants scaled back on hiring plans amid a partial government shutdown.
Ex-BoE policy team member warns that Germany - currently at the the center of international criticism - is causing problems around the globe.
Spillover effects after Chicago's downgrade are expected to remain minimal, but muni bond investors may be feeling nervous that there are other shoes to drop.
The Fed's monetary stimulus program cannot continue forever, Richard Fisher, President of the Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas said on Tuesday.
A new NBC News poll pits former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton against New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie in a potential 2016 presidential matchup.
With fewer than 50,000 HealthCare.gov enrollments, the Obamacare site has fallen short of early goals since its launch, Dow Jones reports.
Just in time for Veterans Day, it turns out more vets find that their technical machinery skills are a neat fit at U.S. manufacturing plants.
Former Democratic Gov. Ed Rendell said if Obamacare fails, a single-payer system would emerge—something former GOP Sen. Judd Gregg claimed was the plan all along.
The fallout from the failure of a high-profile international meeting over Iran’s nuclear ambitions could be most felt in the cost of oil.
Fitch cut Chicago's bond ratings on Monday, citing the city's sluggish economy and its inability to find a solution to its union pension obligations.
Foreign investors are among the biggest beneficiaries of the U.S. energy boom, underscoring the great positioning of small energy companies.
Forget the shutdown: Job creation surged in October despite dimmed expectations from the impasse in Washington.
Though the Great Recession is over, budgets remain badly squeezed by flat wages, higher payroll taxes and a weak job market.
Global equities may have rallied 40 percent off September 2011 lows, but they've got another 13 percent to go by the end of 2014, Citigroup said.
Ratings agency Standard and Poor's cuts France sovereign credit rating to AA from AA+.
What's left in President Mario Draghi's arsenal if the bank needs to unleash further accommodative steps after this week's cut?
New data suggests that although many companies complain about the so-called skills gap, only a minority of companies are taking steps to fix it.
Because pre-retiree investors are accustomed to years of overspending, many may not be able to entirely curb those habits as they enter retirement.
The U.S. economy grew faster than expected while a separate report suggested the jobs market continued to gradually improve.
The holiday season used to be a great time to easily pick up part-time work. This year, things have changed, says Todd Schoenberger, founder of LandColt Trading.