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U.S. wholesale prices rose by the most in six years last month, led higher by more expensive gas, food, and chemicals.
The Federal Reserve made clear it is in a near perfect environment to keep raising interest rates, and that it was undeterred by recent market volatility.
The Federal Open Market Committee, as expected, unanimously approved keeping the federal funds rate in a range of 2 percent to 2.25 percent. The central bank made only a few tweaks to its statement.
The Fed could make no new comment at all after its meeting and still sound hawkish, sending the bond market into a tizzy.
New applications for U.S. unemployment fell slightly last week and the number of Americans receiving benefits remained at a 45-year low as strong labor market conditions continued.
Total mortgage application volume fell 4 percent week to week and plunged 16 percent from a year ago, according to the Mortgage Bankers Association.
Voters in the midterms felt neither tremendously motivated by the 2017 tax cuts nor had their lives been changed much by them, NBC News exit polls find.
Health care was the top issue for Americans voting in Tuesday's midterm elections.
A new cold war is brewing between China and the U.S. if both nations don't take steps toward reconciliation, former Treasury Secretary Henry Paulson warned in a speech that painted a bleak picture of the future between the two sides.
The level of job openings in the U.S. edged lower in September but was still well ahead of the total number of people looking for work, the Labor Department said Tuesday.
A thriving labor market is part of a continuing economic boom that will have to slow down or it eventually will cause trouble, according to a Goldman Sachs analysis.
The champion of Iranian and U.S. ties has previously advocated in support of the Iran nuclear accord.
Stock values have been sensitive to rhetoric surrounding trade between the U.S. and China.
Results of the stress test of Europe's bigger banks released Friday revealed that all of the financial institutions in the EU wide examination passed the European Central Bank's "adverse scenario".
The recent spate of strong wage growth, exemplified in Friday's nonfarm payrolls report, sets up the next stage in the market's conflict with the Federal Reserve.
CNBC studied the net changes by industry for October jobs based on the data from the Labor Department; the health-care and education sectors saw the largest net gains in jobs.