A long hoped for improvement in the economy appears to be manifesting in second-quarter U.S. earnings, but the next two weeks could be the real test.» Read More
Although the spending plans will be miles apart ideologically, there are signs a compromise is possible, the New York Times reports.
Loose monetary policy by central banks around the world has made us sick, according to Societe Generale's former strategist Dylan Grice, who says that cheap money has caused divisions in society and in some cases could even add to the risk of war.
The political risks to the euro zone and its currency have receded and if the area stays on the "right track," the region's crisis could be largely over by the end of the year, Holger Schmieding, chief economist at Berenberg Bank, told CNBC.
Employers are reaching their limit stretching the workweek, so they may have to start hiring soon. USA Today reports.
"Blackstone is now the largest owner of individual houses in the United States," CEO Stephen Schwarzman said on CNBC Monday.
The process in Washington to reach a federal budget compromise has not been based in reality, former OMB Director Jim Nussle told CNBC.
An explosion of new regulations and "unprecedented" uncertainty in DC will keep the US from achieving its "full growth potential," GE CEO Jeff Immelt said.
The GOP point person on fiscal issues said a compromise with President Obama is possible, even though their budget plan faces certain rejection from Democrats.
The bulls keep running on Wall Street, and a big part of the reason is because of investor confidence in the growing economic strength of American households, the New York Times reports.
Italy could see its borrowing costs rise above those of troubled Spain this week, analysts told CNBC on Monday.
After years of grabbing the spotlight in U.S.-China economic relations, U.S. concerns over the value of Beijing's currency appear to be fading, giving ground to newer issues like cyber-security.
After years of international research, this author found that hopeful employees are happier at work, more engaged and get this - a whopping 14% more productive.
A GOP-led panel has been listening to entrepreneurs vent about Obamacare. And boy do they have a lot to say.
Builders are clearly acting on the big jump in new home orders, but those jobs numbers could actually be higher, were they not hamstrung by a severe lack of workers.
U.S. wholesale inventories rose at their fastest pace in more than a year in January as construction companies and computer merchants built up their stocks.
Job creation broke out in February, with the economy creating a net 236,000 new jobs as the unemployment rate fell to 7.7 percent.
Companies need workers. But they're not hiring them because of Obamacare and the sequester. Well some are...but it's complicated.
Many companies remain reluctant to hire, stringing job applicants along for weeks or months before they make a decision. The New York Times reports.
The number of Americans filing new claims for unemployment benefits unexpectedly fell, while the trade deficit grew and productivity dropped, reports showed Thursday.
European Central Bank President Mario Draghi called on euro zone governments to implement structural reforms on Thursday, warning that the economy should stabilize later in 2013 but that downside risks to growth remained.
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