New unemployment benefits came in a little less than expected last week, although US employment growth remains sluggish.Initial unemployment insurance claims for the week ended Jan. 30 were 779,000, the Department of Labor reported Thursday. That was below...
Real estate agent Rebecca Van Camp is putting a "Sold" sign on her sign outside a home in Meridian, Idaho on Wednesday, October 21, 2020.In it Oswald | Tribune News Service | Getty ImagesThe sharp rise in...
A home for sale on December 17, 2020 in Scituate, Massachusetts.Matt Stone | MediaNews Group | Getty ImagesMortgage rates fell for the first time in nearly a month, and that started a fire among current borrowers who...
The U.S. Capitol building after a rainstorm on Capitol Hill in Washington, December 4, 2020.Tom Brenner | ReutersUS economic growth will recover "quickly" and the labor market will return to full strength faster than expected thanks to the...
An "Open House" sign will be displayed when potential home buyers arrive at a property for sale in Columbus, Ohio.Ty Wright | Bloomberg | Getty ImagesRecord low mortgage rates could now be a headline of the past....
Raphael Bostic, president of the US Federal Reserve in Atlanta, said Monday he wasn't worried about the US economy overheating, despite believing that growth could come faster than many expect.In an estimate well ahead of most of his peers,...
Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell on Wednesday painted a boring picture of the state of US employment, stating that continued aggressive political support is required to resolve the myriad of problems workers still face.Solving the problem requires "patiently accommodative...
Billionaire restaurateur and casino operator Tilman Fertitta told CNBC on Tuesday that it expects strong consumer spending to fuel the US economic recovery from the coronavirus pandemic."The consumer is coming back. I'll tell you where we can do business,...
After a year in which a pandemic and politics, unlike the United States, had posed challenges for generations, the economy closed 2020 in quite good shape.The gross domestic product, or the sum of all goods and services produced, rose...
President Joe Biden is on the best of the President's honeymoon, dating back to at least 1993 when Bill Clinton was born.An online special edition of the CNBC All-America Economic Survey that focuses on the Biden agenda finds its...

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