Orders for big-ticket manufactured goods surged in July to a record high thanks to a jump in aircraft purchases, government data showed on Tuesday.» Read More
State and local governments may be making serious cuts but their tax revenue grew for a 13th straight quarter, Census data showed.
Despite a raging, record-high stock market, more Americans believe a home is a better long-term investment than stocks, according to CNBC All-America Economic Survey.
As the gap between the wealthy and rest of America becomes a hot-button issue in Washington, the Fed's ability to improve the situation may soon move into the spotlight.
US consumer confidence tumbled in March as Americans turned more pessimistic about economic prospects in the short term, according to a private sector report released on Tuesday.
Sales of new US single-family homes fell more than expected in February, but steady gains in home prices suggested the housing market recovery remains intact.
Single-family home prices rose in January, starting the year with the biggest annual increase in six-and-a-half years in a fresh sign the housing market recovery remains on track, a closely watched survey showed on Tuesday.
Demand for long-lasting U.S. manufactured goods surged in February, suggesting factory activity continued to expand at a moderate pace.
Key measures of Americans' attitudes toward their homes and the stock market surged in the latest CNBC All-America Economic Survey.
It was going to be a disaster! It would crush the recovery! In fact, nearly half of Americans didn't even notice they had less money in their paychecks.
Excess cash plus easy access to credit is driving up land values across the Midwest, stoking fears that a farmland bubble is building that may soon burst. USA Today reports.
The boom in new oil and natural gas flowing through U.S. pipelines is beginning to ripple through the wider American economy.
A new survey finds Boomers' fears about finances have abated, with nearly a quarter of them feeling more secure than they did 12 months ago.
Research by Wells Capital suggests that any sudden rise in bond yields after a Federal Reserve exit will benefit stocks.
After reaching fever pitch during the cash-strapped economic downturn, coupon usage appears to be waning, but not for lack of consumer interest, according to a new report.
The higher payroll tax and rising gas prices are prompting consumers to dine out less. But could tax refunds in the mail bring relief to the sector?
With US economic optimism rising and the Fed money spigot wide open, turmoil in Cyprus didn't spark a major correction in stocks. Could lackluster earnings do the trick?
The housing comeback is showing signs of accelerating more rapidly than most anybody had thought at this point, David Stevens, president and CEO of Mortgage Bankers Association, told CNBC.
The number of suburban residents living in poverty rose nearly 64 percent between 2000 and 2011, more than double the growth for urban poverty. NBC News reports.
They are the investment everyone suddenly hates to love, but those bonds that were supposed to collapse this year continue to attract billions in investor money.
More Americans are debt-free than in 2000, but those with debt owe nearly 40 percent more, the Census Bureau says. USA Today reports.
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