Orders for big-ticket manufactured goods surged in July to a record high thanks to a jump in aircraft purchases, government data showed on Tuesday.» Read More
Revisions will probably show the economy has been bigger than its stated $15 trillion. That won't mask the reality that this is the worst economy in 83 years.
The gloomy news continued for jobs as ADP reported Wednesday that private companies created just 119,000 new positions in April.
Applications for U.S. home mortgages rose last week, fueled by demand for refinancings as interest rates dropped, data from an industry group showed on Wednesday.
The European Central Bank (ECB) and its board members are gathering in the Slovakian capital of Bratislava for what could be one of the most interesting ECB meetings in some time.
U.S. gas prices saw their cheapest April in three years, the AAA says, bringing hopes of relief at the pump just as the summer driving season picks up.
Some businesses have reopened, but many others remain closed. Slow cleanup and lack of connectivity are among the roadblocks. An update from the Jersey Shore to lower Manhattan.
Some in the housing market are murmuring the "B" word. The latest S&P/Case-Shiller Home Price Index only add to that hypothesis.
The Fed's low interest policies are enabling companies to replace people with machines, Citadel head Ken Griffin tells the Milken Institute conference.
CNBC's latest Fed Survey of economists, strategists and money managers shows they expect the Federal Reserve to keep its foot on the accelerator.
U.S. consumer confidence rebounded in April as Americans felt better about the outlook for the economy and their income prospects.
U.S. single-family home prices rose more than expected in February, posting their best annual increase since May 2006.
To celebrate Earth Week, we asked members of our exclusive Young Presidents' Organization Chief Executive Network to tell us how their companies go green.
Billionaire investor George Soros has struck back for distorting his arguments on Germany's role in the euro zone.
The odds of a rate cut by the European Central Bank increased significantly on Tuesday after euro zone inflation eased to a two-year low and unemployment hit a new record high.
Spain's GDP figures were in line with estimates from the Bank of Spain, but the country has now reported seven consecutive quarters of contraction and the government is easing up on austerity measures.
A slew of economic data out of Japan on Tuesday gives conflicting signals on whether Prime Minister Shinzo Abe's radical revival plan is working or not.
With Spain in the doldrums, many Spaniards are coming to the Americas, where economic indicators point admirably upward, the GlobalPost reports.
As the Fed meets this week, all eyes are on Bernanke as Wall Street is buzzing that he will be leaving soon. Who will take his seat? Here's the one name that keeps coming up.
Small caps should outperform the large caps if domestic growth continues to outperform the global economy.
Two new studies show that the wealthy plan to buy more, despite higher taxes and a dim view of economic growth and government.
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