US Economy

Last year’s aggressive tax cuts are at the heart of a worsening budget situation that will see deficits surge in the years ahead, according to an op-ed by former Fed Chair Janet Yellen and others.

Steve Liesman breaks down the numbers behind the U.S. economy’s 2.6% growth in the fourth-quarter, and explains why the number isn’t so bad.

Steve Liesman takes a look at the nation’s economic performance since President Trump took office.

Steve Liesman reports on rising interest rates and its impact on the economy.

Steve Liesman breaks down the latest numbers from the ADP December jobs report.

More than 4.5 million U.S. workers will soon get a fatter paycheck. The raise has nothing to do with the new tax overhaul law.

The economy could be signaling too much of a good thing for stocks.

Fed officials do not seem to be buying what tax cut advocates are selling, namely that growth will offset the proposed rate reductions.

The U.S. economy created 228,000 jobs in November while the unemployment rate held steady at 4.1 percent, according to a Labor Department report Friday.

Fed Chair Janet Yellen announced Monday that she will leave the Federal Reserve after he successor is sworn in.

“I think that the economy is much stronger than anyone would have anticipated before the election,” the Trian Partners CEO says.

President Donald Trump’s hopes for growth as high as 4 percent may come true, at least for one quarter.

The consumer sentiment index rose to 97.6 in August, in a survey of consumers by The University of Michigan.

July’s surprisingly strong retail sales relieved some of the fears that the real cause of sluggish inflation this year is a weakness in the U.S. consumer.

Why aren’t more people actively looking for work again with the job market so strong? Part of the answer may be opioid addiction.