As China and the U.S. near a trade war, both nations bring different weapons to the table. For the U.S., it's direct tariffs on the plethora of goods it imports, while for China the calculus is a little different. » Read More
By: Natasha Turak
Escalating trade tariffs between the world's two largest economies and an ongoing currency sell-off will keep pressure on the bank's policy makers. » Read More
By: Nyshka Chandran
President Donald Trump has requested the United States Trade Representative to identify $200 billion worth of Chinese goods for additional tariffs at a rate of 10 percent. » Read More
U.S. homebuilding accelerated in both single-family and multi-family home construction. » Read More
The New York Fed president said Wednesday that U.S. inflation expectations seem to be "well-anchored."
The U.S. economy will grow at a stagnant pace for decades, according to a provocative research paper from three Fed economists.
Economist Anthony Chan says productivity will improve in 2017 and so will the labor force and perhaps even earnings.
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The Fed needs to start worrying more about the ill-effects down the road of "artificial, ultra-low" interest rates, economist Mohamed El-Erian tells CNBC.
The market may be increasingly pricing in the chances of a December Fed hike, but Chicago Fed President Charles Evans was noncommittal.
Federal Reserve Vice Chairman Stanley Fischer also said the unemployment rate is near the natural rate.
Traders pushed the probability for a Fed move from 63.9 percent before Friday's nonfarm payrolls release to 70.2 percent afterward.
Cleveland Fed President Loretta Mester tells CNBC the September jobs report was strong enough to keep her thinking central bankers should increase interest rates.
Job creation edged lower in September as the labor market showed there still may be room to run.
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Total unfunded liabilities for U.S. state public pensions will balloon by 40 percent to $1.75 trillion through fiscal 2017, Moody's said.
Job growth likely picked up in September, signaling that steam could be building in the economy ahead of America's presidential election.
The ADP jobs report tends to track the BLS jobs report over the long term but is a weak predictor on a month-to-month basis.
From Wal-Mart to the Fed to the IMF, there are new signs the economy is on the wrong track, Trump adivsor David Malpass tells CNBC.
"We have all the problems outside of the U.S., we have slow, steady growth in the U.S., and that's causing a premium on U.S. assets," Paul Hickey says.
Gasoline prices could whipsaw in the coming weeks as Hurricane Matthew causes gyrations in supply and demand in the Southeast.
The number of Americans filing for benefits fell to near a 43-year low, as labor market firmness may support an rate increase by the Fed this year.
Announced layoffs by U.S.-based companies rose in September to the highest level since July, according to Challenger.
Evidence that the so-called natural rate of interest has fallen could mean the economy is stuck in a low-growth rut, Stanley Fischer said.