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President Donald Trump's big plans are in deep trouble as he heads into his first big speech to Congress.
"All signs are showing that homes this spring will be much less affordable than last year," warns one real estate economist.
Trump says, "If I can get that up to 3 percent or maybe more, we have a whole different ball game."
More robust economic growth will help fund increases in spending, President Donald Trump tells Fox News.
In a CNBC interview, Kaplan says the Fed should move "sooner rather than later."
Growth slowed in the fourth quarter as previously reported, with robust consumer spending offset by downward revisions to business and government investment.
The S&P Case-Shiller CoreLogic Home Price Index rose 5.8 percent year over year in December.
Just as Washington is gearing up to goose the economy, the Fed could be teeing up a rate increase that could put a damper on things.
One analyst has warned that the new U.S. President is pushing hardest on policies that could shrink the U.S. economy.
The Trump administration appointee said he is "primarily focused on middle-class" tax cuts.
CNBC's Robert Frank says Trump's plan will likely give tax breaks to the wealthy. Larry Kudlow sees it differently.
Donald Trump will seek job-creation advice from at least five companies that are laying off thousands of workers as they shift production abroad.
Fed officials want investors to believe that every meeting is live, with the possibility always there that the central bank will hike.
In a letter to House and Senate leadership, top manufacturing CEOs argued that the current tax system penalizes American factory workers.
Household debt in the U.S. totals a staggering $12.58 trillion, a level not seen since 2008, according to the New York Federal Reserve.
Inflation statistics and Janet Yellen's congressional testimony set the stage for a March hike, Boockvar tells CNBC.
The number of Americans filing for unemployment benefits increased less than expected last week, a sign that the labor market was continuing to tighten.
U.S. homebuilding fell in January, but upward revisions to the prior month's data and a jump in permits suggested the housing recovery remained on track.
The Fed expected the improvement in U.S. inflation and employment and it is headed on the right path in removing stimulus, Fed Vice Chair Stanley Fischer said.
Since the central bank enacted historically accommodative policies, the U.S. has grown faster than other parts of the world, she said.
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