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The president has a lot more work to do if he wants to meet the lofty goals he set out for his first 100 days in office.
Trump's relationship with the Fed is, to put it mildly, evolving.
Business economists are generally optimistic about the U.S. economy with most expecting stronger growth than last year's poor performance.
The plant in Huntington operated by United Technologies Electronic Controls was not part of Trump's deal to save Carrier jobs. The New York Times reports.
CEOs are gloomy across the globe, according to the latest economic sentiment survey from the Young Presidents' Organization.
One strategist gives a "winning investment approach" for beating the market.
The president's overall job approval is weak, but the economy may help contain any further erosion in public support, data suggests.
As fast food employees push to increase the minimum wage, the former CEO of one chain tells CNBC that could be counterproductive.
Wal-Mart, the big-box behemoth, is both the U.S.'s largest private sector employer and a lightning rod for controversy.
Homebuyers looking for mortgage approval could hit paperwork roadblocks if the government shuts down next week.
Cars are more efficient than ever, but fuel costs have also been rising. On a miles-per-dollar basis, driving today is much like it was in the 1950s.
Treasury will not grant special permission to Exxon Mobil to carry out oil and gas drilling in Russia while sanctions remain intact.
This software-based process will supplement the bank's annual review process with more frequently occurring check-ins, the company said.
Fischer attributed much of the slowness both in the economy and the inflation rate to seasonal factors that will go away.
Minneapolis Fed President Neel Kashkari said that immigration has been a key driver of growth, and without it the economy simply will not grow as fast.
The recent extension of life expectancy has been a class-driven matter — with richer Americans experiencing the majority of the gains. Vox reports.
John Taylor shares his market views in an exclusive interview Friday on CNBC's "Squawk Box."
Economists were expecting existing home sales in March to climb by 2.5 percent, according to Thomson Reuters consensus estimates.
Executives' optimism is dimming with the lack of regulatory reform from Trump, according to an analysis of first-quarter earnings calls.
The company expects to shutter all of its stores by the end of May, according to an SEC filing out Friday.
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