U.S. consumer spending unexpectedly fell in July as savings rose to their highest level in more than 1-1/2 years.» Read More
U.S. jobless claims slid below the critical 300,000 level, and the economy grew at a quicker pace than estimated last quarter.
To be sure, it's been a long slog back from the Great Recession, and the recovery isn't about to break any historical records.
Americans are more anxious about the economy now than they were right after the Great Recession ended, a new survey showed.
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.
What have we learnt from the recent reporting flurry? Societe Generale has put together a list of conclusions to be drawn from this earnings season.
U.S. consumers became more optimistic about the economy in August, according to the Conference Board.
Home prices in leading U.S. metropolitan regions rose modestly last month, data from S&P/Case-Shiller showed on Tuesday.
The Fed's monetary policy is headed in the right direction, but the U.S. needs to enact structural policies to in order to stimulate stronger GDP.
New U.S. single-family homes fell for a second straight month to their lowest level since March.
The question coming out of the Jackson Hole Fed conference: Is it sustainable for the Europe and U.S. economies to be on different policy paths?
Artificially low interest rates are luring investors into taking risks they wouldn't otherwise, said Martin Feldstein, former Reagan adviser.
U.S. economic activity expanded at a rate above its historical trend, a gauge issued by the Chicago Federal Reserve said on Monday.
The pace of growth in the U.S. services sector fell for a second straight month in August to its lowest level since May.
On Tuesday, economists are looking for a record-high reading for a key indicator. The question will be whether it matters.
People expecting "market guidance" from the U.S. Federal Reserve (Fed) proceedings last week at Jackson Hole, Wyoming, got nothing. That is as it should be.
Fed Chair Janet Yellen managed to appease doves but gave slight encouragement to hawks in her much anticipated Jackson Hole speech.
Bullard also tells CNBC he's sticking with his prediction that the Fed should start hiking interest rates late in the first quarter of 2015.
The Fed should wait several more months to make sure the economy is on track, said Atlanta Federal Reserve Bank President Dennis Lockhart.
Quantitative easing by central banks under the right conditions will always have a positive outcome for household demand, according to the chief economist at Citi.
Charles Plosser reiterated his dissent to the Federal Reserve's "risky" current policy.
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