The U.S. manufacturing sector rose in August to its highest level since March 2011, while construction spending surged.» Read More
A new study by consulting firm AlixPartners estimates by 2015, the cost of outsourcing manufacturing to China will be equal to the cost of manufacturing in the U.S.
Richmond Fed President Jeffrey Lacker told CNBC Thursday that "if you made me dictator" the Federal Reserve would stop its massive bond-buying program.
The euro stabilized on Thursday after suffering its biggest one-day fall in almost a year, as prominent ECB official Jens Weidmann hinted of a possible euro zone rate cut. Analysts say there's plenty of reason to take him seriously.
As worries over the outlook for the global economy resurface, analysts tell CNBC that Asia can take comfort from one fact – the sharp fall in oil prices.
Traders are watching for technical signs that the market is reaching its limit. The answer should be revealed in the next few days.
Mark Zandi, who's reportedly the front-runner to become the White House's next housing czar, said there were benefits to mortgage writedowns for underwater homeowners.
Obama signed into law a provision repealing the requirement that senior government officials post their stock trades on line.
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Top Fed policy doves, with opposing economic views, agreed the job market has not yet improved enough to merit cuts to the central bank's bond-buying program.
U.S. builders started 1.04 million homes last month, the fastest pace in nearly five years, while a separate report showed consumer inflation easing.
Deloitte’s American Pantry Survey found brand loyalty has fallen for the third year in a row, with nearly nine in ten consumers substituting private-label brands for national ones.
Business confidence among chief financial officers rose for the third straight quarter, according to a survey by Deloitte.
Crude oil on Monday hit their lowest levels for the year, a slide that is leading to lower gas prices that may provide modest relief just as the summer driving season arrives.
Higher than expected tax revenues resulting from outsized gains by the wealthy in 2012 could ease the budget pressures in Washington — or stoke arguments over taxes and spending.
Confidence among U.S. home builders fell in April, as concerns over lack of developed land lots and rising costs for building materials weighed heavily.
Manufacturing growth in New York state slowed sharply in April to its lowest level in five months, the New York Federal Reserve said in a report on Monday.
Gold prices continued to plummet Monday on Cyprus selling concerns, Dennis Gartman, editor of The Gartman Letter, told CNBC.
The tide is turning in Europe. Austerity, long seen as the most appropriate medicine for the continent's debt-wracked economies, is fast losing favor.
China's disappointing first quarter economic growth is leading to a loss of confidence in the outlook for the world's second largest economy.
China is due to release its first quarter growth figures Monday and expectations are high that they will confirm recovery is on track for the world's most populous nation. But how sustainable is this stimulus-backed rebound?
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