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Privately held specialty retailer J.Crew is cutting 250 jobs, it was announced on Tuesday.
The index last climbed to 125.6 in March, according to monthly data from The Conference Board.
Economists polled by Thomson Reuters expected new home sales of 590,000 units in March, down 0.5 percent from last month's figure of 592,000.
Republicans think the economy is surging. Democrats think a recession is imminent. When economics become politicized, it leads to bad policy.
You might think market risks are declining, but pay close attention to these four themes.
A Washington Post/ABC News poll shows more Americans today think the economy is getting better than worse.
Kashkari said he does not believe that spending more to build roads and airports would necessarily increase economic growth.
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.
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