The U.S. economy continued to expand in recent weeks, with manufacturing activity widening and employers reporting difficulties finding skilled workers.
Fed Chair Janet Yellen will have some good news to tell Congress about the health of the labor market. But lawmakers will likely want to hear more.
The Federal Reserve's controversial bond buying program also known as quantitative easing is gearing up for its finale.
U.S. consumer spending rose less than expected in May, which could prompt economists to temper their second-quarter growth estimates.
Fed Chair Janet Yellen wants to see wages climb at a faster clip, but she'll have to fend off policymakers who fear that could cause inflation to surge.
The Federal Reserve slashed its forecast for U.S. economic growth this year, but expressed confidence the recovery was largely on track.
The Fed will likely approve a fifth cut in its monthly bond purchases on Wednesday, because the job market has steadily strengthened.
U.S. manufacturing output rose solidly in May as production increased across the board, bolstering expectations that economic growth is rebounding.
U.S. producer prices unexpectedly fell in May as costs declined broadly, indicating inflation pressures remained benign.
The government's budget returned to deficit in May after a big April surplus, but the U.S. remains on track to have the smallest deficit since 2008 in 2014.
Economic growth should accelerate in the second quarter and remain healthy for the rest of the year, the National Association of Business Economists says.
Federal Reserve Governor Jerome Powell says he wants to see signs that the U.S. economy is tightening up before interest rates could be raised.
The job market has remained sluggish even as other parts of the economy have picked up, but the Federal Reserve says demand is rising for a certain workers.
The S&P 500 edged up to another record, but the market remained locked in a narrow trading range, as it has been for the past two weeks.
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One worry is that a combined heat-up in the economy will combine with inflation to force the Federal Reserve to raise rates before it would like.
The Federal Reserve has begun to discuss the tools it could use to finally pull back the extraordinary stimulus it's provided the U.S. economy since 2008.
Americans with a 4-year college degree will end up earning $800,000 more during their lifetimes than those with only a high school degree, a report shows.
The Fed will likely bring its bond-buying program to an end in October, and only then will it weigh when to raise interest rates, a top Fed official says.
The rise in the number of Americans out of work for long periods of time has helped push U.S. income inequality to a 50-year high.
Signs that the U.S. economy is emerging from a deep winter freeze have raised hopes that hiring accelerated in April.
Fed officials looks past a dismal reading on first quarter U.S. economic growth and announces a cut in its massive bond-buying stimulus.