An index that hints at the outlook for the U.S. economy rose modestly in August but fell short of Wall Street expectations.» Read More
In a growing trend, Baby Boomers are ditching their suburban homes and moving into cities. Developers are working fast to cash in.
U.S. business inventories rose less than expected in February, suggesting restocking of warehouses could give a smaller boost to economic growth in the first quarter than analysts had forecast.
U.S. consumer sentiment tumbled to a nine-month low in April, with Americans especially gloomy about the long-term health of the economy, a new survey showed.
Google has launched a tool that lets users decide what happens with their email, Google Plus and other accounts after they die or become inactive online.
Retail sales slid in March even though producer prices recorded their biggest drop in 10 months as the cost of gasoline tumbled
Immigration requirements in the emerging Senate bill could end up excluding hundreds of thousands from the path to citizenship, a Senate aide said.
The Bank of Japan's monetary bazooka has investors bracing for a flood of liquidity into risk assets. It may not happen, analysts say.
Economic pressures rather than moral values are thought to be the principal US problem, a new NBC/WSJ poll finds.
President Obama submitted a 244-page budget proposal. The Fiscal Times dug through and found five critical—but easily overlooked—takeaways. Here they are.
New claims for unemployment benefits fell more than expected last week while import prices fell in March as weak petroleum costs offset a spike in food prices.
For President Obama, new revenues depend on curbing deductions for affluent taxpayers and implementing Warren Buffett's minimum 30 percent tax for millionaires.
Top executives in Silicon Valley are pushing for immigration reform that allows more skilled foreign workers into the U.S.
Retailers broadly missed analysts' estimates for same-store sales in March, a month that typically sees cold weather and slow hiring in the early weeks.
A top Federal Reserve official took an early stab at how the central bank should reduce its swelled balance sheet to a more normal size in the years ahead, arguing the current plan may need some adjusting.
The number of U.S. homes lenders repossessed fell in March to the lowest level in more than five years, though more properties entered the foreclosure process in a reminder that the market has a long way to go to full recovery.
Many Americans believe the sequester budget cuts harm the economy, even though most see little impact on their own families, a new NBC/WSJ poll shows.
One is, as always, expressing the president's priorities. The second is to lure Congressional Republicans, again, into negotiations for a budget "grand bargain."
President Barack Obama called the sequester reckless and said his 2014 budget proposal a "fiscally responsible blueprint for middle class jobs and our economy."
President Obama sent Congress a $3.8 trillion spending blueprint on Wednesday that strives to achieve a "grand bargain" to tame runaway deficits, raising taxes on the wealthy and trimming popular benefit programs.
The Federal Reserve released the minutes of its latest Federal Open Markets Committee Meeting earlier than planned Wednesday, a day after the transcripts were inadvertently sent out to a select few.
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