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
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.
The gap between the wealthiest and the poorest Americans widened over the past decade. It also grew between younger and older families.
Discussing the unintended consequences of low interest rates, with Tim Rood, The Collingwood Group Chairman, and CNBC's Diana Olick.
Fed interest rate hikes may not be as far off as investors believe, Kansas City Fed President Esther George told CNBC.
U.S. homeowners resold their homes at the fastest pace in nearly a year, while a key manufacturing barometer rose sharply, data showed.
The U.S. manufacturing sector expanded in August, exceeding expectations and moving at the fastest pace in more than four years.
New U.S. jobless claims fell more than expected last week, pointing to a sustained improvement in labor market conditions.
Following Robert Shiller's warning on markets, a fellow Nobel winner has said regulation is curbing already "stunningly sluggish" US growth.
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