Jobless claims tumbled sharply in the latest week, but so did housing starts in August, which plummeted by more than 14 percent.» Read More
Despite adjustments for the Labor Day holiday the previous week, mortgage applications surged last week, even amid rising rates.
U.S. corporate executives are scaling back business plans this quarter, consistent with other subdued economic indicators.
U.S. producer prices were flat in August, data showed on Tuesday, underscoring dormant price pressures in the world's largest economy.
Europe is perfect for investors shying away from pricey U.S. stocks, says Wells Capital Management chief investment strategist Jim Paulsen.
Investors are "little behind the curve" on interest rates, Wharton's Jeremy Siegel told CNBC Tuesday as the Fed began its two-day policy meeting.
This week's Fed meeting doesn't promise a cliffhanger, but it's still worth watching.
President Obama's push to raise the minimum wage could make headway in the conservative heartland in the November elections.
U.S. manufacturing output fell for the first time in seven months in August as motor vehicle production declined.
A stuttering recovery in the U.S. and the continued fragility of the euro zone means that risk assets are "mispriced," the OECD has warned.
The Federal Reserve is increasingly expected to send a more hawkish message when it meets next week.
"A whole bunch of things have gone into that increase—a lot of it being a sign of the strengthening economy," economist Jason Furman says.
The United States its Western allies hit Russia with tougher new sanctions.
Gasoline is once more a wild card for the economy—but this time it's a potential positive because prices could fall sharply.
Buffett wanted to know what lawmakers might propose on inversions, Sen. Orrin Hatch says.
U.S. retail sales rose in August as Americans bought automobiles and a range of other goods, helped in part by relief at the gas pump.
The number of new claims for unemployment benefits unexpectedly rose last week, but that probably doesn't signal a big shift in conditions.
The Fed wants to raise interest rates, but this is Janet Yellen's big challenge, Pimco's Paul McCulley said.
The US and EU plan to stop billions of dollars in oil exploration in Russia by energy companies including Exxon Mobil and BP.
China's structural reforms are improving the quality of growth, Premier Li Keqiang told the opening plenary of the World Economic Forum in Tianjin.
U.S. wholesale inventories barely rose in July, suggesting a slower pace of stock accumulation that could see growth estimates trimmed.