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A major winter storm threatened to bring blizzard conditions to parts of the central Plains Monday, less than a week after record amounts of snow blanketed the region.
Add the 16 percent who say they have neither credit card debt nor savings, and 40 percent of the population says they are close to the edge of ruin.
The White House issued more dire warnings about the harm the cuts will do to Americans, breaking down the loss of jobs and services to each of the states.
Some tax loopholes and deductions are under immediate scrutiny in efforts to cut the deficit and raise revenues. But questions remain on whether closing or reducing deductions will raise revenues and make the tax code fairer.
Pimco Founder Bill Gross called out the Federal Reserve on its vigilance in three major areas, during a CNBC interview.
The euro zone will not return to growth until 2014, the European Commission said on Friday, reversing its prediction for an end to recession this year.
Despite an increasingly large Fed balance sheet, a top official at the central bank said the fear of losing money should not stop it from providing aggressive support to the U.S. economy now.
More American workers called in sick in January than during any month in nearly five years, the Bureau of Labor Statistics said this week.
The Federal Reserve's "very aggressive" easy money policy is going to stay that way for a "long time," St. Louis Fed President James Bullard told CNBC on Friday.
Homeowners who received help on their second mortgage are still facing foreclosure on their first mortgage, according to housing advocates, the New York Times reports.
China's central bank moved earlier this week to drain liquidity from the market for the first time in eight months, leading to speculation over whether the world's second largest economy has embarked on a tightening cycle.
The focus on the sequester is obscuring the real issue which is the exploding cost of entitlements, Stanley Druckenmiller founder of Duquesne Capital, told CNBC.
Federal spending cuts scheduled to begin next week would slow economic growth in the next year, though not nearly as much as going over the fiscal cliff might have, economists say. The New York Times reports.
If you smoke, you might have to pay thousands extra for employee-based health insurance under Obamacare starting next year.
Americans under 35 are carrying substantially less debt than they were before the 2008 meltdown, according to an analysis released Thursday by The Pew Research Center. Yet they've also put off the big ticket purchases.
Fewer U.S. homeowners owe more on their mortgages than their homes are currently worth, according to a new report.
The public is only dimly aware of automatic budget cuts set for next week despite weeks of dire warnings from Washington, according to a poll.
Ford is pumping $200 million and adding 450 workers to its Cleveland Engine Plant as it moves to meet growing demand for more fuel efficient models.
U.S. home resales edged higher in January and left the supply of homes at its lowest level in 13 years, a sign that steam is gathering in the U.S. housing market.
Weekly jobless claims moved up while rising prices pointed to some inflation pressure, economic reports showed Thursday.
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