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Economists expected the University of Michigan's Consumer Sentiment Index to hit 97.5 in May, according to Thomson Reuters.
With Memorial Day launching summer season, it's time for Congress to help protect our rivers and streams, says Heather Leibowitz.
Future generations are on course to become enveloped in the biggest pension crisis in history, according to the World Economic Forum (WEF).
U.S. economic growth slowed less sharply in the first quarter than initially thought, but the weakness was likely an aberration amid a strong labor market that is near full employment.
The Commerce Department says durable goods orders fell 0.7 percent in April after rising 2.3 percent in March.
The struggles of all-Republican governance have handed Democrats growing influence over how policy gets shaped.
Policy makers are hoping to take the quietest path possible to unwind the $4.5 trillion balance sheet built after the financial crisis.
A hedge fund manager who buys and trades digital currencies for a living explains the ways one can invest in bitcoin.
"We are hopeful that we can find common ground, particularly on the issue of making our business taxes competitive," Mnuchin told a Senate panel.
General Motors is being sued for allegedly rigging diesel engine versions of its Silverado and Sierra HD vehicles to pass emissions tests.
Federal Reserve Governor Lael Brainard said on Thursday that a "brighter" global economy is posing less risk to the Fed's outlook for the U.S.
House Republicans had planned to repeal the Durbin amendment, a measure opposed by banks but supported by merchants.
Wild horse advocates say the change would gut nearly a half-century of protection for wild horses.
First-time claims for state unemployment benefits were expected to total 238,000 in the most recent week.
U.S. stock index futures pointed to a higher open on Thursday as oil-producing nations agree to extend production cuts for nine months.
U.S. government debt prices were higher Thursday, as investors waited for Fed members to speak on the back of the FOMC minutes release.
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