News and Articles About Economic Conditions
Price stability and a strengthening economy, highlighted by a tightening labor market, likely will push the Federal Reserve a step closer to raising interest rates later this year.
Data suggest the economic outlook has brightened thanks to a low in jobless claims, a rise in consumer spending and a solid increase in wages.
The dollar's run-up over the past six months is pinching small exporters, who say they're facing pricing pressure and overseas competition.
The reason may be due to uncertainties caused by the financial crisis and how home values have fallen so much.
The tech guru whose predictions are closely followed by Silicon Valley luminaries has some thoughts about what to expect in 2015.
The diplomatic opening with Cuba will slowly allow the export of opportunity, not just goods, to the Cuban people.
These three pressures building in the small-business sector are going to help jump start a revolution in how things are done.
Despite lower gas prices padding Americans' wallets, McDonald's U.S. franchisees forecast negative trends to continue.
Economists had expected core retail sales to rise last month. They fell.
Factory activity is shrinking in China, euro zone business growth remains weak and emerging market giant Russia is in a spiraling currency crisis.
Retailers nationwide reported a brisk jump in November sales and optimism about the holiday season.
There are several reasons why America's millionaires are an increasingly confident bunch.
Nine out of 10 companies plan to throw holiday parties in 2014, a survey shows, up from previous years.
In case you missed it, the U.S. economy is picking up speed.