An improving economy could force the Fed to shift into rate hiking gear sooner than it would like, some Fed watchers say.
Consumer prices rose in June as the cost of gasoline surged, but the overall trend continued to point to a gradual build up of inflationary pressures.
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.
The world's largest chicken breeder has discovered a fertility issue among roosters, adding to problems constraining poultry production and raising prices.
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.
Starbucks is raising prices on some of its drinks by as much as 20 cents, and customers can also soon expect to pay $1 more for packaged coffee.
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. consumer prices recorded their largest increase in more than a year in May as costs for a range of goods and services rose.
U.S. producer prices unexpectedly fell in May as costs declined broadly, indicating inflation pressures remained benign.
The U.S. trade deficit widened to its highest level in two years in April as imports hit a record high, suggesting trade could be a drag on growth.
The pace of growth in the U.S. manufacturing sector unexpectedly slowed in May, according to a report by the Institute for Supply Management.
Consumer spending fell for the first time in a year in April, but there are signs inflation is stirring, with a key inflation gauge rising.
While short-term rates will remain low, long-term rates will be much more likely to rise. That's why you need to know about a bond's modified duration.
Producer prices posted their largest increase in 18 months years in April as the cost of food and trade services surged.
The recession taught many consumers how to stretch their food dollars, making it difficult for food producers and restaurants to raise prices on goods.
U.S. retail sales barely rose in April and a gauge of consumer spending slipped, which could temper hopes of a sharp acceleration in economic growth.
Worker productivity fell at its fastest pace in a year in the first quarter as severe weather took its toll.
Higher food costs are forcing Chipotle Mexican Grill's first company-wide increase in three years. Investors should cheer the move.
A killer virus is spreading among U.S. hog farms, wiping out more than 10 percent of the nation's pig population and sending pork prices to record highs.