Global policymakers and businessmen ended Davos optimistically, citing the effects of low oil prices and aggressive monetary policy in Europe.» Read More
Crude continues its runup, reaching for $110 in Friday's session. Here's why this trader is still betting on oil.
A stronger U.S. dollar may sound like a good thing, but it's a major headwind for corporate earnings.
The outcome of the Detroit bankruptcy filing promises to inflict more pain on already-beleaguered city workers, residents, businesses, creditors, and investors.
That shot across the bow you saw fired during the Delivering Alpha conference came from government authorities and was aimed straight at Wall Street.
Ben Bernanke says the Fed's efforts to boost the U.S. economy remain tied to the job market's health and inflation, delivering what could be his final semiannual economic report to Congress.
Factory activity in the mid-Atlantic region expanded in July at its highest pace since March 2011 as employment and shipments picked up.
The number of Americans filing new claims for jobless benefits dropped more than expected last week to its lowest level in four months.
While gasoline could reach a national average of $3.75 per gallon, or even more, analysts do not expect it to top the $3.78 per gallon high for the year that it hit in February.
Who would have thought that the market mover would be Mr. Bernanke's written testimony at 8:30 a.m. ET, and that the Q&A would elicit a yawn?
Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke said the central bank anticipates beginning tapering bond purchases later this year but that policy will remain accommodative and could change depending on the incoming economic data.
Despite an unexpected and substantial fall in new home construction in June, industry analysts appear undeterred in their veritable housing euphoria.
Wednesday may have been a big day for the U.S. Federal Reserve, but it was the Bank of England that turned heads on the other side of the Atlantic.
Applications for U.S. home mortgages fell last week, driven by a decline in demand for refinancing loans as mortgage interest rates remained at a two-year high.
Pimco's Mohamed El-Erian is scratching his head about where the Federal Reserve is getting its projections for U.S. economic growth.
Confidence among the nation's home builders in July jumped to the highest level since January of 2006, according to a monthly index from the National Association of Home Builders.
U.S. industrial production rose slightly more than expected in June as manufacturing output picked up speed, a welcome sign for an economy that appears to have slowed sharply.
U.S. consumer prices rose more than expected in June as gasoline prices jumped, but underlying inflation pressure remained benign.
A study on ethical conduct surveyed 250 industry insiders, a quarter of whom said they would engage in insider trading to make $10 million if there were no repercussions.
Will the markets face a negative GDP number in Q2? CNBC's Steve Liesman, offers insight; and Jack Ablin, BMO Private Bank; Jim Iuorio, TJM Institutional Services; and Simon Hobbs discuss.
US business inventories rose marginally in May as sales rebounded, adding to a raft of data that have pointed to a sharp slowdown in economic growth in the second quarter.
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