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Online retail and a weak job market is forcing workers to accept unpredictable schedules and less pay—trends experts say will continue.
Consumers grew more confident about the economy in July, The Conference Board reported on Tuesday, as expectations built for the recovery.
U.S. single-family home prices fell in May on a seasonally adjusted basis, falling short of expectations of a slight gain.
CNBC's Fed Survey shows market pros aren't very confident the Fed can end its easy money polices without a market crash, a recession or bad inflation.
Activity in the U.S. services sector held at its highest level in 4-1/2 years in July, though new business and employment growth weakened.
Contracts to buy previously owned U.S. homes confounded expectations in June casting a cloud over the housing market recovery.
Economists shaved growth expectations for the second quarter after the June durable goods report revealed weak shipments and dampened hopes for business spending.
Orders for big-ticket U.S. manufactured goods rose strongly in June, a sign of increased business spending and better growth.
The risk of losing your job is getting smaller and smaller.
If this turning point comes, the U.S. may soon see the fortunes of middle- and lower-class workers rising.
The IMF has downgraded its global growth forecast, citing a weaker-than-expected first quarter, and a "less optimistic" outlook for emerging markets.
New U.S. unemployment claims tumbled to the lowest level in nearly 9 years, suggesting the labor market recovery was gaining traction.
New U.S. single-family homes sales fell sharply in June, suggesting the housing market would struggle to regain momentum.
Obama's support of anti-inversion legislation only aims to put a patch on a larger problem—the need for corporate tax reform, CEOs tell CNBC.
China's factory activity expanded at its fastest in 18 months in July as new orders surged while the euro zone's private sector also perked up.
Mortgage rates didn't move at all last week, but more borrowers made applications to refinance their home loans.
President Obama will call for an end to a corporate loophole that allows companies to avoid federal taxes by shifting their tax domiciles overseas.
U.S. consumer prices rose in June as the cost of gasoline surged, pointing to a gradual build up of inflationary pressures.
Momentum is building toward a deal that would make painful losses inevitable for investors holding about $20 billion in Puerto Rican bonds.
U.S. home resales rose in June to their fastest pace in eight months, a signal that the housing market was pulling out of a slump.
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