cpi and ppi
It takes some digging, but inflation data released Friday supports forecasts that the Federal Reserve will start lifting interest rates later this year.
April meeting minutes show the Fed’s policy-setting committee discussed strategies for normalizing monetary policy after the first interest-rate hike.
Five of the world's largest banks will plead guilty to felony charges and pay fines totaling $5.8 billion following a multi-year investigation into allegations they manipulated...
Wal-Mart is the latest victim of an economic slowdown in the U.S. that has prompted consumers to stay home and save rather than go out and spend.
U.S. homebuilder sentiment fell in May but still showed more builders view market conditions as favorable.
Netflix’ shares soared to an all-time high Friday on reports the Internet streaming giant is poised to enter the huge Chinese online video market.
For months the Fed used the word ‘patience’ to describe its stance toward a rate hike. Having lost ‘patience’ in March, the new buzzword is ‘flexible.’ As used by the Fed,...
The April retail sales report released Wednesday did little to dispel growing concerns that the economic malaise that hampered growth in the first quarter may be sticking...
San Francisco Fed President John C. Williams sees a rate hike sooner rather than later with one caveat.
Mergers and Acquisitions
Analysts say Verizon's competitors are already making similar moves to diversify and boost their bottom lines and more acquisitions are certain to follow.