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Weak recent inflation readings are a worry and suggest the Federal Reserve will make only "uneven" and slow progress toward its 2-percent goal, said Dallas Fed President Robert Kaplan.
Pending home sales had last slipped 0.8 percent in March, the National Association of Realtors reported last month.
Complex filing rules with Uncle Sam are nudging some Americans to consider leaving the U.S. for good.
It's the "best time in the world" to borrow money to help fund President Trump's infrastructure plans, Richard LeFrak tells CNBC.
It could take young adults 19 years to afford a home in cities like Austin and San Francisco.
If consumers can't find a home to buy, then they don't need a mortgage. That's what's likely driving the weakness in mortgage applications.
The index last fell to 120.3 in April, according to monthly data from The Conference Board.
Robert Kaplan is president and CEO of the Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas and a voting member of the Fed's policy-setting committee.
The Small Business Jobs Index decreased 0.16 percent from the previous month to 100.34.
The latest data released Tuesday shows that home prices continued their rise across the country over the past 12 months.
San Francisco Fed President Williams said he still expects three rate hikes by the central bank this year including the one in March.
U.S. consumer spending recorded its biggest increase in four months in April and monthly inflation rebounded.
Donald Trump's budget needs 3 percent economic growth to work. But the labor force is shrinking, and his policies ignore the problem.
Steven Mnuchin said Tuesday the Trump administration hopes to pass a plan to overhaul the U.S. tax system by the end of the year.
American industry expanded production last month at the fastest pace in more than three years as manufacturers and mines recovered from a March downturn.
Construction of new homes fell for a second straight month in April, pushing activity to the lowest point in five months.
Trump doesn't have a plan — or people — in place for key domestic and foreign policies, writes National Review's Kevin Williamson.
Despite high levels of economic confidence, one indicator shows that has not translated into much action yet.
If President Donald Trump's policies don't succeed "the backlash could be significant," the Starwood Capital Group founder tells CNBC.
Oxford Economics found if Chinese state-owned enterprises took more of U.S. freight rail car production, U.S. jobs could take a big hit.
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