Third-quarter GDP rose at an annual rate of 3.9%, the Commerce Department said. The news shows the economy is improving and the Christmas shopping season will likely be strong.
With a shriveling work force, America needs young workers. And those new workers will boost the economy.
Housing construction is finally showing signs of recovery, but not because more Americans are buying homes.
Standard & Poor's didn't get it wrong. It just pointed out that Twitter bonds pose a fair amount of risk for little reward. Here's how to do better.
Looking for the impact of lower gas prices? It's in the monthly retail sales report, as October sales rose 0.3%
Full employment is nearly here, but there's one unanswered question that matters most to Americans: When will wages begin rising again?
Strictly by the math, private-sector hiring points to a dip in unemployment to 5.8%.
Whatever your political beliefs, Tuesday's election gains by Republicans signal a big year for stocks.
A 16% surge in defense spending pushed the economy's third-quarter growth pace to 3.5%, beating forecasts. Factor out defense, and growth was solid but not unexpectedly so.
The central bank is closer (though still not close) to raising interest rates. But the economy's gaps are so large that bond markets should move slowly -- and likely will.