The $21 trillion debt the U.S. has amassed isn't weighing on the minds of credit rating agencies. Moody's and Fitch have reaffirmed the nation's top-notch credit standing. » Read More
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After falling to a 50-year low, the U.S. homeownership rate has been steadily rising, driven by millennials. That turned around in the first part of this year, likely due to weakening affordability. » Read More
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Americans' personal financial satisfaction hit another record high in first quarter of 2018, though the tax bill itself is proving to be a hard sell. » Read More
New applications for U.S. unemployment benefits dropped to their lowest level in more than 48 years last week. » Read More
U.S. durable goods orders were expected to rise by 1.6 percent in March, after jumping 3.0 percent a month earlier.
Prescriptions for opioids dropped 12 percent in 2017, believed to be the biggest decline in nearly 25 years. That points to a positive economic development in the form of a growing labor force that could add 10,000 workers a month.
China has poured tens of billions of dollars into Africa but the continent's countries need a better strategy, according to an expert.
An index of U.S. consumer attitudes resumed its rise this month after decline in March broke two-straight months of gains.
ONS data shows the budget deficit in the last financial year came in at £42.6 billion.
The fed funds futures market Monday morning gave almost a 50 percent probability that the central bank would move one more time in December.
The second consecutive month of growth suggests that buyers are undeterred by the dwindling number of properties available on the market.
Nana Akufo-Addo pinpointed China's development story in a speech that promoted intra-African economic co-operation.
All eyes are on the U.S. 10-year Treasury yield on Monday as it could imminently hit the 3 percent threshold.
Tao Zhang, a deputy managing director for the International Monetary Fund, discusses the three biggest challenges in the world economy.
Brazil is instead looking to boost its trade ties across the world, Eduardo Guardia told CNBC.
Hopes are continuing to dim for breakout first-quarter growth, as economists continue to scale back expectations. Barclays became the latest to capitulate, as it slashed its Q1 estimate for gross domestic product from 2.5 percent all the way to 1.5 percent.
The lack of trust among global trade partners must be fixed, Christine Lagarde, managing director of the International Monetary Fund, told CNBC on Thursday.
New applications for U.S. unemployment benefits fell last week, indicating continued job growth after a slowdown in March.
The U.S. economy is firing on all cylinders, yet 75 percent of ultra-high net worth investors predict it will hit recession by 2020, a J.P. Morgan survey found.
Uncertainties surrounding trade and the federal budget will be the main challenges to Federal Reserve policymakers, outgoing New York Fed President William Dudley said Wednesday. As he prepares to leave his position in June, Dudley said in a speech that he feels confident that the policymaking Federal Open Market Committee is close to its objective of full employment and price stability.
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