Mnuchin said the Trump administration hopes to pass a plan to overhaul the U.S. tax system by the end of the year.
Posted: May 23, 2017, 3:15 pm
American industry expanded production last month at the fastest pace in more than three years as manufacturers and mines recovered from a March downturn.
Posted: May 16, 2017, 1:15 pm
Construction of new homes fell for a second straight month in April, pushing activity to the lowest point in five months.
Posted: May 16, 2017, 12:30 pm
Trump's infrastructure plan will call for $200 billion in taxpayer money to generate $1 trillion in private investment.
Posted: May 15, 2017, 4:16 pm
Despite high levels of economic confidence, one indicator shows that has not translated into much action yet.
Posted: May 15, 2017, 4:10 pm
Trump doesn't have a plan — or people — in place for key domestic and foreign policies, writes Kevin Williamson.
Posted: May 15, 2017, 4:07 pm
Oxford Economics found if Chinese state-owned firms took more of U.S. freight rail car production, U.S. jobs could take a hit.
Posted: May 15, 2017, 3:58 pm
Trump said at a roundtable that he did not want to create labor problems for farmers.
Posted: May 15, 2017, 3:13 pm
After slipping in April, homebuilder sentiment rose 2 points in May to the second-highest level since the recession.
Posted: May 15, 2017, 2:01 pm
If Trump doesn't deliver, the market 'backlash could be significant,' warns global investor Barry Sternlicht
If Trump's policies don't succeed "the backlash could be significant," the Starwood Capital Group founder tells CNBC.
Posted: May 15, 2017, 1:19 pm
Manufacturing in New York state shrank for the first time in seven months in May, as new orders fell and shipments grew more slowly.
Posted: May 15, 2017, 12:49 pm
Zillow looked at five metrics to determine which housing markets would serve first-time buyers best.
Posted: May 12, 2017, 1:03 pm
Americans stepped up their spending at auto dealers, hardware stores and e-commerce outlets as retail sales rebounded from two sluggish months.
Posted: May 12, 2017, 12:33 pm
Consumer prices rebounded moderately in April as energy prices climbed back up after a sharp decline in March.
Posted: May 12, 2017, 12:31 pm
It would depend on China complying with U.S. standards, the Commerce secretary tells CNBC.
Posted: May 12, 2017, 12:12 pm
Mnuchin emphasized the Trump administration's excitement after the U.S. and China announced a series of trade measures.
Posted: May 12, 2017, 11:02 am
Trump's "phenomenal" tax overhaul plan is falling short of expectations, Vanity Fair reports.
Posted: May 11, 2017, 4:45 pm
Trump believes that the growth generated from reforms will help spur business out of its post-Great Recession funk.
Posted: May 11, 2017, 2:50 pm
First-time claims for state unemployment benefits were expected to total 245,000 in the most recent week, up from the 238,000 claims reported for the week earlier.
Posted: May 11, 2017, 12:35 pm
Inflation at the wholesale level jumped in April by the largest amount in three months, fueled by rising prices of food and energy.
Posted: May 11, 2017, 12:30 pm
New York Fed President William Dudley's remarks come at a time when open borders have come under increasing criticism.
Posted: May 11, 2017, 11:01 am
Trump suggested he may release his tax returns on leaving the White House, according to an interview with The Economist.
Posted: May 11, 2017, 10:48 am
The takeaway for the stock markets: don't bet on any quick legislation around trade, the budget, health care or infrastructure.
Posted: May 11, 2017, 10:04 am
McCain and Sasse said they would vote against President Donald Trump's nominee for U.S. trade representative, Robert Lighthizer.
Posted: May 11, 2017, 12:00 am
Prices increased more than expected in April amid rising costs for petroleum products and a range of other goods, which could help boost domestic inflation.
Posted: May 10, 2017, 12:30 pm
The gains are slow and small, but mortgage volume is beginning to improve again, as more homebuyers sign on the dotted line.
Posted: May 10, 2017, 11:00 am
The number of openings was at 5.7 million on the last business day of the month, the monthly JOLTs report said.
Posted: May 9, 2017, 2:38 pm
Since the financial crisis, the economy has never been called robust, but it may be in the longest expansion on record.
Posted: May 8, 2017, 4:02 pm
The Fed has now met its employment goal and is nearing its inflation goal, despite some weak recent economic data, Cleveland Fed President Loretta Mester said.
Posted: May 8, 2017, 2:11 pm
Warren Buffett says President Donald Trump has not contributed much to U.S. economic growth so far.
Posted: May 8, 2017, 1:10 pm
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