The U.S. trade deficit widened in May, fueled by a drop in exports that could heighten concerns over weak overseas demand and a strong U.S. dollar.» Read More
Applications for U.S. home loans slipped in the latest week, although a drop in the previous week was revised to a smaller fall than previously reported, data from an industry group showed on Wednesday.
Yellen’s testimony will likely affirm five points; they are worth remembering when markets fret again about the Fed, said Pimco's Mohamed El-Erian.
The U.S. is leading the way in a global recovery and there should be little question about its ability to fulfill debt obligations, Treasury Secretary Jack Lew told CNBC.
The President is nominating top Treasury Department official Timothy Massad as head of CFTC, the agency that regulates the futures and options market.
President Obama's well-intended policies to resuscitate the economy are making the inequality gap a lot worse, said economist and professor Peter Morici.
One way or the other, rates are going to increase — probably between now and the end of November, said Thomas H. Kee, Jr.
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.