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U.S. housing starts rose more than expected in December, a hopeful sign for the sluggish housing market recovery.
Mortgage application volume have jumped further, up 14.2 percent on a seasonally adjusted basis, according to the Mortgage Bankers Association (MBA).
Obama has two goals: further associate himself with the recovering economy and tilt the Democratic Party toward a populist platform, Politico's Ben White says.
The index of home builder sentiment fell just one point in January to 57 from an upwardly-revised December reading.
Obama's top economic aide cites "strong economic logic" behind the idea of new tax hikes on the rich to pay for broad tax cuts.
In his State of the Union speech Tuesday night, Obama will challenge Congress to back his tax-raising ideas for helping the middle class.
Facebook generated over $200 billion in economic activity in 2014, according to a Deloitte & Touche report.
Jeff Greene made billions betting against the U.S. housing boom. Now, he's sitting pretty and is optimistic about the outlook--at least for the rich.
Six-figure loan debt is becoming a way of life for many recent graduates, and even some old ones. Here's how to keep it from swallowing you whole.
Initiatives to make college affordable are "absolutely critical" to middle class success, the head of UPenn told CNBC.
How much would it cost world governments to insulate their economies from global pandemics. Would you believe nearly $344 billion?
Consumers kicked off 2015 feeling very upbeat about the economy, with the sentiment index hitting its highest level since 2004.
It was the weakest year-on-year reading since October 2009, and followed a 1.3 percent rise in November.
Overall industrial production edged down 0.1 percent, its first decline in four months.
The number of Americans filing new claims for unemployment benefits last week increased to the highest level since early September.
U.S. producer prices in December recorded their biggest fall in more than three years on tumbling energy costs.
The US eased trade restrictions on Cuba, opening up the country to U.S. telecommunications, construction and financial services.
Fed fund futures surged, suggesting financial markets expect the Fed to hold off on raising interest rates until late 2015 at the earliest.
A gauge of U.S. consumer spending unexpectedly fell in December as demand fell almost across the board.
The number of completed foreclosures continued to fall in November, with 41,000 borrowers losing their homes, says CoreLogic.
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