Private business job creation decelerated in March as an economic slowdown put a dent in activity.» Read More
U.S. construction spending fell in February and the prior month's numbers were revised to show a steeper decline than estimated.
Jeffrey Lacker, president of the Federal Reserve Bank of Richmond, said he believes a case can be made for an increase in rates relatively soon.
The Institute for Supply Management-Chicago Business Barometer edged up after a sharp decline the previous month, but fell below expectations.
Home prices continued to increase in January despite slowing growth and seasonal weakness, a closely watched index showed on Tuesday.
CNBC Rapid Update, which tracks forecasts from economists, fell 0.4 percent to 1.4 percent after weaker consumer spending in February.
Former Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke is getting a new title -- blogger.
Consumer spending barely rose in February as households boosted savings to their highest level in more than two years.
Signed contracts to buy existing homes rose 3.1 percent from January, according to the National Association of Realtors.
Now may be a good time to start normalizing U.S. monetary policy, Federal Reserve policymaker James Bullard said on Thursday.
Atlanta Fed President Dennis Lockhart also tells CNBC that first-quarter economic growth is very soft.
Wednesday's market selloff is a sign the bubble created by the Fed's easy money policies is deflating, Peter Boockvar tells CNBC.
Chicago Federal Reserve President Charles Evans said the dollar's recent appreciation would weigh on inflation by lowering import prices.
Mortgage applications soared to the highest level since January last week, thanks to the lowest interest rates since February.
The Fed policymaker said zero percent rates were no longing appropriate and that a rate hike in the "summer" would still leave policy extremely accommodative.
Growth in the U.S. manufacturing sector edged higher in March, with factory activity showing the best gain since October.
With the U.S. in a "sweet spot," it's time for the Federal Reserve to begin normalizing interest rates, said former Dallas Fed President Richard Fisher.
U.S. consumer prices rebounded in February as gasoline prices rose for the first time since June, and there were also signs of an uptick in inflation.
Global markets are facing a "mismatch" with the future of U.S. monetary policy, according to St. Louis Federal Reserve President James Bullard.