The U.S. May trade and latest labor market data suggest ongoing economic improvement.
Analysts predict an expensive holiday weekend as food and gas prices leap.
Janet Yellen on Wednesday says financial stability shouldn't be entirely dependent on where the Fed sets interest rates.
The Fed has reason to raise rates sooner than what market participants thought last week.
The U.S. May personal income is flashing caution and the latest weekly unemployment claims data are steady.
Initial jobless claims for U.S. state unemployment benefits fell by 2,000 claims to 312,000 in the June 21 week, the Labor Department reported Thursday.
Nondefense capital goods shipments were down 0.7%, suggesting soft capital spending.
Here was the most important stat revealed Wednesday by the Federal Reserve.
The Federal Reserve announces a cut in its bond purchasing program and that it will keep rates near historic lows.
The latest economic data suggest weak sales though the Q2 arithmetic looks good, few layoffs, and no price problems.
The increase in the June 7 week marked the second straight week that jobless claims rose as the May 31 week was revised up, just slightly to 313,000.
Treasury Secretary Jack Lew explains why he's less optimistic about passing immigration reform after House Majority Leader Eric Cantor lost his primary.
Treasury Secretary Jack Lew comments on the ECB's big policy changes.
Here's what the latest jobs report means for middle class Americans.
The U.S. May employment report was about as vanilla as it could be, suggesting continued decent economic growth.
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