US Economy

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

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.

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.

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.

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

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.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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