CNBC Rapid Update, which tracks forecasts from economists, fell 0.4 percent to 1.4 percent after weaker consumer spending in February.» Read More
U.S. consumer sentiment improved in late June, ending the month close to a near six-year high set in May, as optimism among higher-income families rose to its strongest level in six years, a survey released on Friday showed.
Buy-and-hold billionaire Ron Baron told CNBC that former Treasury Secretary Tim Geithner said at an event he attended that the Fed's exit strategy would take about five years.
The stock market will go a "good deal higher," Dennis Gartman, founder of The Gartman Letter, told CNBC, adding it's no longer time to be short gold.
Gold fell to its lowest level since 2010 to under $1,200, which is what it costs miners to produce an ounce of gold, and analysts say miners will be "severely" impacted by the slump.
The municipal bond market's correction in June, has led to an easy decision for investors this summer: buy munis.
Fed speakers could shape the trading day Thursday, starting with New York Fed President William Dudley who speaks just after the stock market open.
You want to know if this is the bottom? Don't ask Ben Bernanke—ask Brad Pitt. Hollywood's not bad at economic forecasting.
The dismal economic growth in the first quarter shows that QE didn't work as well as hoped. And the payroll tax hike hurt a lot worse than expected.
With mortgage rates rising, consumers are once again turning to adjustable rate mortgages with lower rates and lower monthly payments. But there are risks.
The new CNBC All-America Economic Survey finds this especially surprising result: Americans are overwhelmingly satisfied with their jobs.
A new CNBC All-America Economic Survey finds people are more positive on the economy than at any time since the 2008 recession.
Young adults make up a disproportionate share of the nation's 50 million uninsured. Getting them to sign up for insurance coverage will be a major focus of the government this fall during the roll-out of Obamacare.
Some observers warn that surging shale development and natural gas discoveries are spawning a potential glut, but most observers say thirsty markets stand ready to absorb supply.
Recent turmoil in the market has caused a Fed gauge of stress to rise rapidly. Does this mean, despite recent signals, more action from the Fed may be on the way?
Americans' confidence in the economy rose to its highest level in more than five years, bolstered by a more optimistic outlook for hiring.
Home prices took a major leap in April, setting a monthly record for gains, according to the S&P/Case-Shiller Home Price Indices.
Sales of new U.S. single-family homes rose to their highest level in nearly five years in May, confirming the housing market's strengthening tone.
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A primer on what is spooking financial markets from Wall Street to Shanghai as investors worry that it may be too early to wean the global economy off easy-money policies.
A senior Federal Reserve policymaker renewed his call for the central bank to hold interest rates near zero until the jobless rate hits 5.5 percent.