Fresh reports show the number of Americans filing new claims for unemployment benefits fell more than expected last week, while inflation remains muted.
Fewer Americans will travel during the Thanksgiving holiday weekend as economic uncertainty in a sluggish recovery curbs travel plans, AAA says.
U.S. home resales fell in October due to an inventory shortage and high property prices that have dampened buying power.
A gauge of consumer spending rose more than expected in October as households bought a range of goods.
Applications for U.S. home loans fell in the latest week, dropping for a third straight week, data show.
A recovery in the U.S. housing market helped Home Depot top profit and sales estimates for the third quarter, prompting the retailer to raise its profit outlook.
Homebuilder confidence stabilizes after falling for two straight months, though steady home demand was tempered by worries about further fiscal battles in Washington.
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Stocks retreated Tuesday on new worries the Federal Reserve is ready to tap the brakes on the economy.
Lingering effects of the government shutdown had a big impact on the confidence of the nation's small-business owners.
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Consumer sentiment unexpectedly slips in November to a near two-year low as lower-income households worried about their job prospects and financial outlooks.
October's jobs report is expected to be one of the weakest of the year, distorted by the impact of the 16-day government shutdown.
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U.S. consumer credit rose more than expected in September but credit card usage fell for a fourth straight month.
Average U.S. rates on fixed mortgages rose slightly last week but remained near historically low levels.
Mortgage giants Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac reveal they hauled in a combined third-quarter profit of $39.2 billion.
The U.S. economy grew faster than expected in the third quarter as businesses restocked shelves.
October's delayed employment report and the first read of third-quarter GDP will probably show the U.S. labor market slowed again last month and the economy lost steam.
A gauge of the U.S. economy's future health rose solidly in September, suggesting the economy was making gains before the government shut down for 16 days.
Applications for U.S. home loans fell in the latest week, reversing the previous week's gain, fresh data show.
A measure of U.S. home prices rose only slightly in September from August, a sign that prices are leveling off after big gains earlier this year.
More than one quarter of Americans currently perceive China as the world's dominant economic power, according to a new survey, a reflection of the changing global order.
With inflation at low levels, workers saving for retirement can expect little change in rules governing 401(k)s, IRAs and other investments.
Orders for a wide range of U.S.-made capital goods sank more than previously estimated in September.