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Activity in the U.S. Midwest declined modestly and fell just short of expectations, but showed expansion in the region for the second straight month.
U.S. Labor Secretary Thomas Perez cited the "resilience" of workers and economic growth, but also saw "unfinished business."
India's central bank Gov. Raghuram Rajan understands the Fed will have to raise rates at some point, but does it have to be now?
Hurricane Katrina may have washed away New Orleans' booming tourism sector, but 10 years later, the city's hospitality industry is standing strong.
The Fed faces a "very tough" task in normalizing monetary policy, as it has limited tools at its disposal, Nassim Taleb said.
Fed Vice Chairman Stanley Fischer conceded that the recent market volatility will affect the Fed's decision making.
Societe Generale's notoriously bearish strategist Albert Edwards believes there is a high probability that U.S. indexes have already entered a bear market.
U.S. consumer sentiment came in lower in August, missing expectations, according to a report released on Friday.
Recent moves by the White House suggest that the US may be nearing a settlement with Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac shareholders, says Dick Bove.
Charles Schwab's online trading platforms were back online Friday after being "temporarily unavailable."
U.S. consumer spending picked up a bit in July as households bought more automobiles, offering further evidence of strength in the economy.
"We are experiencing the new behavior of the highly interconnected global system," said the former ECB head.
Despite gloomy predictions, analysts have struck a fairly sanguine tone over China's acceleration in the selling of its U.S debt reserves.
New Orleans needs public support AND private-sector investment to ensure its resilience, says Zurich North America CEO Mike Foley.
On Monday, one in seven of the people on Earth used Facebook, the company announced Thursday.
As the Fed's annual policy summit kicked off Thursday, protesters urged the central bank to delay an interest rate hike.
It's not 2008 anymore (when the Fed set its current target for rates). Time for the Fed to normalize rates, says Jack Ablin.
New Orleans has come a long way since Katrina, says author Kabir Sehgal. Here are three ways to invest in the Big Easy.
The New York Stock Exchange invoked the largely unknown Rule 48 three times this week. Here's what the market usually does in response.
China's move to save its market may have been unnecessary and could prevent future stimulus says international strategists.