Economy

Most Americans say they would prefer changes that increase revenue and not raise the national deficit, USA Today reports.
Posted: March 30, 2017, 3:20 pm
High consumer confidence and the postelection stock rally may not translate, the ex-Treasury secretary tells CNBC.
Posted: March 30, 2017, 2:57 pm
Under the changes, Washington would keep some of NAFTA's most controversial provisions.
Posted: March 30, 2017, 2:21 pm
Due largely to increases in Medicare and Social Security, federal debt is projected to reach 150 percent of GDP in 2047.
Posted: March 30, 2017, 2:15 pm
Partnering with major companies and universities, Coursera and Udacity are leading the charge to address the skills gap.
Posted: March 30, 2017, 2:02 pm
There's one industry that's particularly affected.
Posted: March 30, 2017, 1:00 pm
The U.S. economy grew at a slightly faster rate in the fourth quarter than earlier estimates, as consumers powered economic momentum heading into 2017.
Posted: March 30, 2017, 12:59 pm
First-time claims for benefits were expected to total 248,000 in the most recent week, down from the 261,000 claims reported for the previous week.
Posted: March 30, 2017, 12:36 pm
Foreign tourism is a $250 billion-a-year business in the U.S, USA Today reports.
Posted: March 30, 2017, 12:26 pm
Rosengren said four moves should be the Fed's "default" position unless the data dictate that a shift is necessary.
Posted: March 29, 2017, 3:30 pm
Regulatory relief is nowhere near enough to return coal to its dominant position in power markets and restore jobs, NYT reports.
Posted: March 29, 2017, 2:54 pm
In Denver, homes are taking about two months longer than normal to build because the workforce is slim.
Posted: March 29, 2017, 2:28 pm
Republicans should pursue a "more traditional" approach to corporate tax reform, Sen. Rob Portman tells CNBC.
Posted: March 29, 2017, 2:01 pm
A monthly index of signed sales contracts to buy existing homes rose 5.5 percent in February.
Posted: March 29, 2017, 2:00 pm
One of the Federal Reserve's most consistent supporters of low interest rates said he supports further rate hikes this year.
Posted: March 29, 2017, 1:21 pm
Gone are the days when stern Republicans imposed fiscal discipline.
Posted: March 29, 2017, 12:16 pm
Homebuyers are trickling back into the mortgage market, but not enough to offset the steep drop in refinancing.
Posted: March 29, 2017, 11:00 am
"The scope, the timing and the contents of fiscal policy remain pretty uncertain, and we are just going to have to wait and see," Powell said.
Posted: March 28, 2017, 9:59 pm
Federal Reserve Vice Chairman Stanley Fischer made his comments in an exclusive interview on CNBC's "Power Lunch."
Posted: March 28, 2017, 6:31 pm
Four in five bankers believe AI will "revolutionise" the way in which banks gather information as well as how they interact with their clients.
Posted: March 28, 2017, 4:00 pm
Economists expected the index to hit 114 in March, according to Reuters.
Posted: March 28, 2017, 2:00 pm
The U.S. goods trade deficit narrowed sharply in February, which could prompt economists to raise their estimates for first-quarter gross domestic product.
Posted: March 28, 2017, 1:26 pm
The index found that home prices rose 5.9 percent year over year in January.
Posted: March 28, 2017, 1:00 pm
Industrial robots have had "large and robust negative effects" on employment and wages, a new paper shows according to Buzzfeed.
Posted: March 28, 2017, 12:10 pm
U.S. President Donald Trump touted Ford's expected announcement later on Tuesday about investments and jobs at its U.S. plants.
Posted: March 28, 2017, 11:52 am
The U.S. is headed for a recession in the next two years as excessive fiscal stimulus takes the economy into unsustainable territory.
Posted: March 28, 2017, 11:39 am
The rate may need to be 28 percent so the president’s plan is tax neutral. When Barack Obama proposed that figure, repeatedly, Republicans called it too high.
Posted: March 28, 2017, 10:05 am
Chicago Fed. President Evans said Monday that inflation looks "well on its way" to reaching economic objectives.
Posted: March 27, 2017, 8:05 pm
As policymakers battle over Trump's economic initiatives, they won't have to worry about the U.S. becoming a deadbeat.
Posted: March 27, 2017, 2:13 pm
As a bloc, small-business owners have been among the health care law’s most vocal opponents, NYT reports.
Posted: March 27, 2017, 1:44 pm
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