- US Consumer Prices Rose Slightly In May
June 18 2013 8:47 AM
In the past year, prices are up 1.4% - or well within the Federal Reserve's "comfort zone" for inflation.
- May US Housing Starts Jump Unexpectedly
June 18 2013 8:41 AM
The rebound is being driven by low mortgage rates, an improving job market and adequate consumer confidence.
- Obama Unclear On Bernanke Third Term
June 18 2013 8:35 AM
President Obama hinted in an interview that he may not reappoint Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke to a third term.
- Mexico's Pena Nieto Seeks To Open Up Energy Sector
June 18 2013 3:07 AM
Mexico's energy sector -- closed to competition for 80 years -- could open up to private investment if President Enrique Pena Nieto has his way.
- EU-US Trade Pact Talks Under Way
June 17 2013 12:21 PM
The EU and the U.S. launched negotiations over a historic trade deal at the G-8 summit, despite French objections late last week.
- The Mixed Impact Of A EU-US Trade Deal
June 17 2013 8:53 AM
A study says an EU-US trade deal could harm their traditional trading partners and emerging markets.
- QE Tapering Among Key Economic Events Next Week?
June 14 2013 6:51 PM
The focus will be on the FOMC statement Wednesday, when the Fed will likely lower its forecasts, but remain ambiguous about the prospects for tapering its QE.
- Good News Is Good News; So-So News Is Good News, Too
June 14 2013 5:12 PM
Indicators such as consumer confidence and initial jobless claims are trending positively overall, even if mixed week to week.
- McDonald's New Rice Menu Fails To Entice Chinese
June 14 2013 3:28 PM
McDonald's is trying to overtake Kentucky Fried Chicken as China's fast food of choice. Its latest efforts don't seem to be catching on.
- Detroit Emergency Manager Paints Grim Economic Picture
June 14 2013 12:51 PM
If Detroit's proposal to pay lenders 10 cents on the dollar is seen as a default, it could force the city into Chapter 9 bankruptcy.
- IMF Cuts 2014 US Growth Outlook To 2.7% From 3.0%
June 14 2013 11:50 AM
The International Monetary Fund blamed the sequestration and deficit reduction for its lowered GDP outlook for the U.S.
- Schwab Clients Traded 20% More In May Than Year Ago
June 14 2013 10:35 AM
Charles Schwab's data is closely watched as an indicator of retail investor sentiment.