US Economy

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A Mexican official tells CNBC that “nobody” there believed Trump’s campaign rhetoric, but they believe him now.

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Federal Reserve Vice Chairman Stanley Fischer said the case for removing accommodation is “quite strong” while interest rates will plateau at a level that is lower than normal.

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The U.S. economy added 161,000 jobs in October and the unemployment rate stood at 4.9 percent as investors got to digest the final payrolls report before Tuesday’s presidential election.

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A look under the hood shows that the U.S. is likely stuck in the same growth trap in which it has found itself since the Great Recession ended.

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The Consumer Confidence Index hit 98.6 in October, down from 104.1 in September, according to data from The Conference Board.

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The worry is that if the Federal Reserve waits too long, it could be forced into having to raise rates aggressively in order to slow the economy.

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Economist Anthony Chan says productivity will improve in 2017 and so will the labor force and perhaps even earnings.

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Companies in September created jobs at the slowest pace in six months as the labor market showed further signs of tightening.

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The biggest buyers of U.S. Treasurys have turned fickle on U.S. debt, just when they may be needed most.

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Stocks tend to slide in the 38th week of a year. Will they do so in 2016?

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U.S. stock index futures indicated a lower open on Friday as traders digested the release of key inflation data.

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U.S. stock index futures indicated a lower open on Friday morning as traders eyed comments from a series of Fed speakers.

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If the transportation industry is any indicator — and it usually is — then the economy could be on the brink of a downturn.

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Job openings increased in July, the Bureau of Labor Statistics said on Wednesday.

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A measure of consumers’ attitudes was slightly lower this month, according to new data.