"Given the volatility in the market," Lazear argues, "probably a few weeks worth of patience is not a terrible thing at this point" from the Fed on interest rates. » Read More
By: Steve Liesman
The original estimate that the partial shutdown would subtract 0.1 percentage point from growth every two weeks has now been doubled. » Read More
The U.S. economy "feels good" and shows no sign of a recession in the next 12 months, says Lutnick, also CEO of Cantor spinoff BGC Partners. » Read More
By: Jeff Cox
Investor Jeffrey Gundlach warns that the debt load is about to become a bigger problem. » Read More
U.S. homebuilding rebounded in November, driven by a surge in multi-family housing projects, but construction of single-family homes fell to a 1½-year low, pointing to deepening housing market weakness that could spill over to the broader economy.
DoubleLine Capital founder and CEO Jeffrey Gundlach spoke with CNBC's Scott Wapner in Los Angeles on Monday.
If voters sour on the economy, it would bode poorly for Trump, who has frequently pointed to it as a triumph.
Navarro says the Fed should pause its interest rate hikes — not because growth is slowing, but because growth is strong with barely any inflation.
The Federal Reserve should not hike interest rates at its meeting Wednesday as recent developments in the markets and economy signal caution, Stanley Drunkenmiller said in an op-ed in The Wall Street Journal.
The index has plummeted nearly 20 points over the past year while buyers hesitate to purchase new homes even as mortgage rates have pulled back in recent weeks.
President Trump took to Twitter Monday to again question the Federal Reserve's debate over raising interest rates. The last time a Fed chair bowed to a president over monetary policy was during the Nixon administration. A recession was the result.
President Donald Trump took another shot at the Federal Reserve on Monday
Given their record over the last two years, Washington strategists seem to know nothing about the extent to which an improving trade balance increases business investments, profits, employment creation and more, Michael Ivanovitch writes.
"I don't think it's worth providing $3 billion and setting a precedent" for other companies to pick the city's pockets, state Sen. Michael Gianaris says.
Duke University's look at where 212 CFOs stand showed that 48.6 percent think the next negative growth period is less than 12 months away.
U.S. economic growth will defy expectations again in 2019 thanks to a business investment boom and President Donald Trump's trade strategy, White House economic advisor Kevin Hassett said Wednesday.
In cities with multiple Amazon fulfillment centers, job creation was "well above the national average." The e-commerce giant has been "both a net job creator and a catalyst for stronger job growth," Morgan Stanley found.
Richard Fisher says America's "horrifically bad" primary and secondary education system is the biggest long-term threat to the U.S. economy – especially as other countries like China put an emphasis on education.
Total available jobs stood at 7.08 million for October, the second-highest level surpassed only by the 7.3 million in August, the Job Openings and Labor Turnover Survey showed.
St. Louis Federal Reserve President James Bullard says the central bank could consider postponing its widely anticipated December rate hike by one month because of an inverted yield curve.
CNBC studied the net changes by industry for November jobs based on the data from the Labor Department;
The employment picture for black Americans is better than it ever has been.
There's a good chance the Chinese will retaliate for the arrest of Huawei CFO Meng Wanzhou by targeting American businesses in China, says former assistant U.S. trade representative Jeff Moon.