Economy

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'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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