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
After falling dramatically for more than a month, applications for mortgage refinances finally swung to the positive last week, rising 5 percent despite the rise in mortgage rates.
It has been a reliable fact of life: interest rates, for the most part, keep heading lower. But all of that may be about to change.
Cyclicals are heating up as the summer approaches and the economy starts to show signs of improvement, analysts say.
Young men in the 18-to-34-year-old bracket are the ones most likely to decline a request to be in a wedding party based on the cost, according to a Harris Interactive survey.
Two new reports show that Americans over age 65 are falling behind financially, despite having retirement income younger Americans are less likely to have in old age.
Boeing upgraded its 20-year forecast for airplane demand as aerospace firms heading to next week's Paris Air Show look beyond the financial crisis to pin their hopes on Asia.
Active managers in both the mutual and hedge fund industries are badly underperforming their peers, and they have a mutual malady: a bad Apple.
Sen. Bob Corker, (R-TN), shares his views on why the government should get its fiscal house in order through entitlement and tax reform, privatizing intelligence gathering, and implementing GSE reform.
More employers in the U.S. plan to hire workers next quarter than in any period since the fourth quarter of 2008, a survey by Manpower Group found.
Stock traders have their eyes on the bond market this week, as interest rates continue to adjust higher. The issue is just how much higher.
The dream used to be a house you paid for with a steady paycheck. But fewer hours worked at lower-wage jobs is severely altering that, especially for young people.
Is it time for investors in the Consumer Discretionary sector to exercise some discretion of their own?
Stocks may "trend sideways" into the end of the year before resuming their skyward trajectory, James Paulsen, chief investment strategist at Wells Capital Management, told CNBC.
Since the housing crash began, the market for these securities has been close to nothing. Banks still make the loans, but hold them on their books. Now that is beginning to change.
Fed policy has been credited often with pushing up stock prices, but one research firm believes the central bank has pushed all asset prices to extreme levels.
Standard & Poor's upgrades the credit outlook for the world's largest economy, revising its U.S. rating to "stable" from "negative."
With gas prices spiking in parts of the country, a lot of drivers are wondering why they are suddenly shelling out more to fill up. A number of forces are at work. Here's an explainer.
Current U.S. residents, newly legalized, under the immigration bill being debated in Congress, would generate $500 billion in real estate transactions and $25 billion in mortgage income, says a Hispanic realty group.
The auto industry is about to go on a hiring spree as carmakers and parts suppliers race to find engineers, technicians, and factory workers.
The downturn in the world's second largest economy, China, could be the most drawn-out since the 1997-1998 Asian Financial Crisis, said a new report.