US Economy

The percentage of Americans viewing the economy as excellent or good dropped 8 points, according to CNBC’s All-America Economic survey.

Former Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen told an audience in New York City Monday night that she fears there could be another financial crisis.

Although falling stocks and rising interest rates will continue to weigh on sentiment, those negatives are likely to be offset by higher wages and retreating oil prices, Goldman says in a research note to clients.

Steve Liesman reports on comments made by one Fed official who became the first member to warn against a December rate hike.

Nonfarm payrolls increased by 155,000 in November. Economists surveyed by Dow Jones had been expecting payroll growth of 198,000.

Wall Street may be exuberant Monday over the decision to pause the trade war between the U.S. and China, but economists across the marketplace aren’t convinced.

Economists are taking a second look at Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell’s speech Wednesday and wondering if the sharply dovish reaction wasn’t a bit overdone.

Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell said Wednesday he considers the central bank’s benchmark interest rate to be near a neutral level, an important distinction from remarks he made less than two months ago.

Count United Technologies CEO Gregory Hayes among corporate executives not afraid of the Federal Reserve’s intentions to keep hiking interest rates.

The recent spate of strong wage growth, exemplified in Friday’s nonfarm payrolls report, sets up the next stage in the market’s conflict with the Federal Reserve.

“I think the Fed is making a mistake. They are so tight. I think the Fed has gone crazy,” Trump said from Erie, Pennsylvania.

The U.S. services sector expanded last month at its fastest pace on record, according to data released Wednesday by the Institute for Supply Management.

Federal Reserve policymakers have been able to stave off sharply higher inflation even with low unemployment by managing expectations, central bank Chairman Jerome Powell said Tuesday.