The number of Americans filing new claims for unemployment benefits rose to the highest level since September, while durable goods unexpectedly rose.» Read More
Auto repossessions rise due to borrowers defaulting on their auto loans. Has the industry gone too far selling new cars and trucks to those with subprime credit records?
The returns on real estate investment trusts (REITs) were more than three times those of the broader equity market in April, according to a new report.
The 5.4 percent earnings yield is considerably below its historical average, but nearly triple the 1.9 percent yield of the 10-year Treasury.
Hedge fund titan David Tepper said he's still bullish on stocks and investors shouldn't worry about the Fed tapering its massive bond-buying program.
U.S. import prices fell in April due to a drop in oil costs, a positive sign for household finances.
NFIB's widely watched Index of Small Business Optimism rose 2.6 points to 92.1 last month, erasing a drop of 1.3 during March.
The strong rally this year is being met with a heightened level of supply, setting up a big bet that retail investors will keep buying what Wall Street is selling.
Venture Capitalist Marc Andreessen explains why you shouldn't expect a game changing tech IPO anytime soon.
U.S. shale oil will help meet most of the world's new oil demand in the next five years, even if the global economy picks up steam, the West's energy agency said on Tuesday.
For a long time, the dollar didn't get much respect, but now that it's standing tall again, it's become a key focus for markets as U.S. economic data is beginning to look a shade better.
Dig down into the market and Cramer said you'll find there’s something remarkable underway.
A new study found that on average Millennials have $55,000 saved for retirement and many of them are wary of the long-term viability of Social Security.
US business inventories were unchanged for a second straight month, according to a government report on Monday that suggested restocking could be a boost to second-quarter growth.
The federal government is better at creating low-paying jobs than Wal-Mart and McDonald's combined, says a new report.
U.S. retail sales unexpectedly rose in April as households bought automobiles, building materials and a range of other goods.
Under President Barack Obama's health care law, where you live could make a huge difference in what you'll pay for medications.
If an article in Monday's Wall Street Journal is anything to go by, the U.S. Fed is getting ready to unwind monetary stimulus. That prospect is unlikely to be as alarming for markets as feared, analysts tell CNBC.
Retail sales, industrial production, regional Fed surveys. These are just a few of the reports that could keep the bulls charging next week — or maybe not.
An accelerating trend is that women having babies in the U.S. are more educated than ever. On average the more educated a woman is, the better off her children will be.
Sam Zell looks at the stock market and doesn't like what he sees: Surging equity prices that have come without corresponding economic growth.
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