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  • Lucky 13: Tax Revenue Grows for 13 Straight Quarters Tuesday, 26 Mar 2013 | 4:24 PM ET

    State and local governments may be making serious cuts but their tax revenue grew for a 13th straight quarter, Census data showed.

  • Beyond the Numbers, Confidence Returns to Housing Tuesday, 26 Mar 2013 | 11:46 AM ET

    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.

  • Fed Now Concerned About US Wealth Inequality Tuesday, 26 Mar 2013 | 10:15 AM ET

    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.

  • Confidence Tumbles in March as Consumers Turn Gloomy Tuesday, 26 Mar 2013 | 10:05 AM ET

    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.

  • New Home Sales Drop in February as Prices Rise Tuesday, 26 Mar 2013 | 10:01 AM ET
    Workers stand in front of a row of new homes at the Pulte Homes Fireside at Norterra-Skyline housing development in Phoenix, Arizona

    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.

  • Home Prices Up, Best Yearly Increase Since 2006 Tuesday, 26 Mar 2013 | 9:51 AM ET

    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.

  • February Durables Soar, Bolstered by Transportation Tuesday, 26 Mar 2013 | 8:32 AM ET

    Demand for long-lasting U.S. manufactured goods surged in February, suggesting factory activity continued to expand at a moderate pace.

  • American Dream Is Back, So Are Stocks: CNBC Survey Tuesday, 26 Mar 2013 | 7:32 AM ET

    Key measures of Americans' attitudes toward their homes and the stock market surged in the latest CNBC All-America Economic Survey.

  • Payroll Tax Hike: The Doomsday That Wasn't Monday, 25 Mar 2013 | 4:55 PM ET
    Customers shop during the grand opening of a Hennes & Mauritz AB (H&M) store in Denver, Colorado, U.S., on Thursday, Nov. 10, 2011.

    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.

  • Farmland Prices: Is the Bubble About to Burst? Monday, 25 Mar 2013 | 3:58 PM ET

    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.

  • Energy Boom Ripples Through US Economy Monday, 25 Mar 2013 | 10:15 AM ET

    The boom in new oil and natural gas flowing through U.S. pipelines is beginning to ripple through the wider American economy.

  • Boomers Feeling (Slightly) More Secure Monday, 25 Mar 2013 | 7:26 AM ET

    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.

  • Why Fed Tightening Could Be Good for Stocks Monday, 25 Mar 2013 | 7:22 AM ET

    Research by Wells Capital suggests that any sudden rise in bond yields after a Federal Reserve exit will benefit stocks.

  • Coupon Use Plummets as Companies Tighten Belts Saturday, 23 Mar 2013 | 2:39 PM ET
    A woman sorts through coupons while shopping in California, Md.

    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.

  • Restaurants Hope Tax Refunds Bring Customers Saturday, 23 Mar 2013 | 2:38 PM ET

    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?

  • Where’s the Long Awaited Market Correction? Friday, 22 Mar 2013 | 4:37 PM ET

    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?

  • Housing Could Withstand 4% Mortgages: Ex-FHA Head Friday, 22 Mar 2013 | 1:39 PM ET

    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.

  • Sprawling and Struggling: Poverty Hits the Suburbs Friday, 22 Mar 2013 | 1:18 PM ET
    Tara Simons, left, and her daughter Alexis talk in their kitchen in West Hartford, Conn.

    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.

  • Investors May Hate Bonds, but They Keep on Buying Friday, 22 Mar 2013 | 12:43 PM ET

    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 Are Debt-Free, but the Rest Owe More: US Census Friday, 22 Mar 2013 | 10:55 AM ET

    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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