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CNBC Economy
Sep 13, 2019

US consumer sentiment jumps as confidence around the economy rises
Sentiment in the U.S. rose more than expected this month as consumers felt more confident about current and future economic conditions.

CNBC Economy
Sep 13, 2019

US import prices fall as petroleum, food costs decline
U.S. import prices fell in August amid declines in the cost of petroleum products and food.

CNBC Economy
Sep 13, 2019

US retail sales rose more than expected in August as auto buying jumped
U.S. retail sales were expected to climb 0.2% in August, after rising 0.7% a month earlier.

CNBC Economy
Sep 12, 2019

'No strategy,' 'erratic,' 'haphazard': Democrats pile on Trump over China trade war
The 10 Democratic candidates in the Houston debate portrayed Trump as impulsive with little plan to win a trade war with China.

CNBC Economy
Sep 12, 2019

US consumer prices rise a slight 0.1% in August
Consumer prices slowed in August, rising by a slight 0.1%, reflecting a big drop in the cost of gasoline and other energy products.

CNBC Economy
Sep 12, 2019

US weekly jobless claims drop to five-month low
The number of Americans filing applications for unemployment benefits fell to a five-month low last week.

CNBC Economy
Sep 12, 2019

Mnuchin says Trump could do a China trade pact at any time, but wants a 'good' deal for US workers
Mnuchin said Thursday that President Trump could strike a pact with China at any time, but is focused on holding out for a "good" deal.

CNBC Economy
Sep 12, 2019

China wants a two-track approach to the trade talks, WSJ reports
China wants to draw a line between talks about trade and other foreign affairs, the Wall Street Journal reported on Thursday.

CNBC Economy
Sep 11, 2019

Trump's approval on the economy slides as recession fears grow
Approval of Trump's handling of the economy has started to slip as fears about a recession crept into financial markets and pockets of the general public.

CNBC Economy
Sep 11, 2019

US producer prices unexpectedly rise in August
U.S. producer prices unexpectedly rose in August and underlying producer prices rebounded.

CNBC Economy
Sep 11, 2019

Weekly mortgage applications rise as buyer's market takes hold
Homebuyers are taking advantage of lower mortgage rates and a slow summer for sellers, and that is driving mortgage applications higher. Total mortgage application volume rose 2.0 % last week compared with the previous week.

CNBC Economy
Sep 11, 2019

Trump says Fed 'boneheads' should cut interest rates to zero 'or less,' US should refinance debt
President Donald Trump on Wednesday continued his verbal assault on the Federal Reserve, who he blames for slowing the economy.

CNBC Economy
Sep 10, 2019

US job openings decline for second straight month
U.S. job openings fell for a second straight month in July amid decreases in wholesale trade and the federal government, which could bolster economists' views that job growth has peaked.

CNBC Economy
Sep 10, 2019

Amazon is hiring over 30,000 workers in these 6 US cities
Amazon Career Day is coming Tuesday, Sept. 17.

CNBC Economy
Sep 10, 2019

Peter Navarro says he's certain House Democrats will approve USMCA by year's end
President Donald Trump's trade advisor Peter Navarro

CNBC Economy
Sep 09, 2019

Real US debt levels could be 2,000% of economy, a Wall Street report suggests
Putting all that together paints a daunting picture but one that requires nuance to understand.

CNBC Economy
Sep 09, 2019

Real US debt levels could be a shocking 2,000% of GDP, a Wall Street report suggests
Putting all that together paints a daunting picture but one that requires nuance to understand.

CNBC Economy
Sep 06, 2019

August jobs miss expectations — Cramer and other experts on what this means
It was a softer August job market than anticipated. CNBC's Jim Cramer and other experts lay out what it means for the Fed, the economy and markets.

CNBC Economy
Sep 06, 2019

Fed chief Powell says trade policy is weighing on investment decisions
"I think it is the case that uncertainty around trade policy is causing some companies to hold back now on investment," Jerome Powell says.

CNBC Economy
Sep 06, 2019

Powell says the Fed is not forecasting or expecting a recession
Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell said Friday the central bank's pivot this year to lower interest rates has helped sustain U.S. economic growth.

CNBC Economy
Sep 06, 2019

Cramer to Fed's Powell: Just admit you were wrong to hike rates so aggressively and move on
"The Fed chair should be bullied by the bond market. And the bond market is saying, 'Whoa, are you wrong,'" says CNBC's Jim Cramer.

CNBC Economy
Sep 06, 2019

Larry Kudlow says phone call earlier this week with China on trade 'went very well'
White House economic advisor Larry Kudlow said recent conversations with China "went very well."

CNBC Economy
Sep 06, 2019

Here's where the jobs are — in one chart
CNBC studied the net changes by industry for August jobs based on the data from the Labor Department.

CNBC Economy
Sep 06, 2019

The disappointing jobs report would have been much worse without newly hired Census workers
The federal government hired 25,000 temporary workers in August in preparation for the 2020 Census, giving the overall jobs gain a big bump.

CNBC Economy
Sep 06, 2019

The jobs report would have been much worse without the addition of Census workers
Without the temporary hiring of Census workers, the August jobs report would have been worse.

CNBC Economy
Sep 06, 2019

America's aging population is leading to a doctor shortage crisis
As America's population ages and demand outpaces supply, a physician shortage will intensify.

CNBC Economy
Sep 06, 2019

Job growth falls short of expectations as August payrolls rise just 130,000
The increase fell short of Wall Street estimates for 150,000, while the unemployment rate stayed at 3.7%, as expected.

CNBC Economy
Sep 06, 2019

US job growth likely slowed in August, but gains are enough to support the economy
Nonfarm payrolls were expected to increase by 150,000 in August, while the unemployment rate was seen holding steady at 3.7%, according to economists surveyed by Dow Jones.

CNBC Economy
Sep 05, 2019

US second-quarter productivity unrevised at 2.3%
U.S. worker productivity slowed in the second quarter, the government confirmed on Thursday.

CNBC Economy
Sep 05, 2019

US weekly jobless claims increase marginally
First-time claims for state unemployment benefits were expected to total 215,000 in the most recent week, in line with the prior week's number of claims.

CNBC Economy
Sep 05, 2019

Private payroll growth way above Wall Street estimates despite recession fears
Company payrolls surged well above Wall Street estimates and at a time when fears have been growing about a looming recession.

CNBC Economy
Sep 05, 2019

The Fed will cut rates by a quarter point this month, not a half point, WSJ says
The Federal Reserve is expected to cut rates by a quarter point at its next two day meeting in September.

CNBC Economy
Sep 04, 2019

NY Fed President John Williams says low inflation is 'the problem of this era'
New York Fed President John Williams says sluggish inflation is one of the central bank's most pressing issues

CNBC Economy
Sep 04, 2019

US trade deficit narrows less than expected to $54 billion
The U.S. trade deficit narrowed less than expected in July as the trade war between the United States and China drags on.

CNBC Economy
Sep 04, 2019

Weekly mortgage refinances fall further, despite lower interest rates
Interest rates resumed their retreat last week, but that did not boost mortgage demand. Mortgage application volume decreased 3.1% for the week.

CNBC Economy
Sep 04, 2019

Fed's Bullard says 'aggressive' step is needed to align Fed with markets, insure against trade war
The U.S. Federal Reserve should cut interest rates to get ahead of both market expectations for a rate cut and a global trade war, St. Louis Federal Reserve President James Bullard said.

CNBC Economy
Sep 03, 2019

Retailers resist price hikes but we can't eat all China tariff costs, says housewares firm founder
Resistance to price hikes creates a "stressful situation" for businesses that cannot afford to absorb the cost of tariffs on Chinese imports, Casabella's Bruce Kaminstein says.

CNBC Economy
Sep 03, 2019

Trump was so angry after China's trade retaliation that he wanted to double tariffs
The president was outraged after he learned that China had formalized plans to slap duties on $75 billion in U.S. products.

CNBC Economy
Sep 03, 2019

US manufacturing contracts for the first time in three years amid China trade war
A gauge of U.S. manufacturing from the Institute for Supply Management showed the sector contracted in August, its first decline since 2016.

CNBC Economy
Sep 03, 2019

Trump pressures China to make deal soon, or it'll get tougher if he wins in 2020
"Think what happens to China when I win. Deal would get MUCH TOUGHER," President Donald Trump tweeted.

CNBC Economy
Sep 01, 2019

China takes cautious steps with new tariffs, leaving most to December
The proportion of Chinese tariffs on U.S. goods that took effect on Sunday only account for one third of more than 5,000 product lines listed.

CNBC Economy
Aug 22, 2019

Esther George says the Fed's 'large balance sheet' may have helped cause the yield curve inversion
Kansas City Fed President Esther George said the Federal Reserve may be partly responsible for the yield curve inversion.

CNBC Economy
Aug 22, 2019

Art Laffer on negative rates: I'd borrow as much as I could if I didn't have to pay interest
"If I could borrow without paying any interest, or ever pay the money back, I would borrow as much as I could, too," the 'Trumponomics' co-auther says.

CNBC Economy
Aug 22, 2019

Art Laffer warns on negative rates, saying he'd borrow as much as he could for no interest
"If I could borrow without paying any interest, or ever pay the money back, I would borrow as much as I could, too," the "Trumponomics" co-author says.

CNBC Economy
Aug 22, 2019

Art Laffer warns on negative rates, saying he'd borrow as much as he could for no-interest
"If I could borrow without paying any interest, or ever pay the money back, I would borrow as much as I could, too," the 'Trumponomics' co-author says.

CNBC Economy
Aug 22, 2019

US weekly jobless claims fall more than expected
The number of Americans filing applications for unemployment benefits fell sharply last week.

CNBC Economy
Aug 22, 2019

Kansas City Fed's Esther George says the July rate cut was not needed
"My sense was we've added accommodation and it wasn't required in my view," George tells CNBC's Steve Liesman.

CNBC Economy
Aug 22, 2019

The Fed didn't need to cut rates in July, Kansas City Fed president says
"My sense was we've added accommodation, and it wasn't required in my view," George tells CNBC's Steve Liesman.

CNBC Economy
Aug 22, 2019

A trade war with Europe would be more damaging than Washington's dispute with China
Experts believe a wider spat with Europe would be much more damaging than the current tit-for-tat with China.

CNBC Economy
Aug 21, 2019

Here's why Trump wants to buy Greenland
Greenland's growing strategic value is linked tightly to new North Atlantic shipping lanes opening up due to melting polar ice caps.

CNBC Economy
Aug 21, 2019

Bond market yield curve inverts, signaling Fed may be too slow to cut rates, risks recession
After the Fed released minutes of its last meeting, the bond market signaled it fears the Fed will not be aggressive enough with its rate cutting.

CNBC Economy
Aug 21, 2019

Fed says July rate cut was 'recalibration' and not part of 'pre-set course' for more easing
The Fed minutes also note that "a couple" members wanted a 50 basis point cut, based primarily on the weak inflation readings.

CNBC Economy
Aug 21, 2019

CBO expects deficit to grow more than projected, warns that tariff hikes could harm growth
"Federal debt, which is already high by historical standards, is on an unsustainable course," CBO director Phillip Swagel said in the report.

CNBC Economy
Aug 21, 2019

'Mr. Wonderful' Kevin O'Leary: 'There is no recession coming in America'
U.S. companies "are on fire," says O'Leary, also chairman of O'Shares ETFs.

CNBC Economy
Aug 21, 2019

Morgan Stanley: Risk of a global recession is 'high and rising'
Morgan Stanley warns that "the wheels for a slowdown are in motion," adding that a slowdown in the manufacturing sector is spreading.

CNBC Economy
Aug 21, 2019

Trump says the Fed is the 'only problem' with economy, calls Powell 'a golfer who can't putt'
He proclaimed the economy healthy in a pair of tweets Wednesday, saying the only thing holding growth back was the Federal Reserve.

CNBC Economy
Aug 21, 2019

Trump says the Fed is the 'only problem' with the economy, calls Powell 'a golfer who can't putt'
President Trump insists the economy is healthy and says the only thing holding U.S. growth back is the Federal Reserve.

CNBC Economy
Aug 21, 2019

Bank of America CEO Moynihan says the consumer is doing well and will keep US economy going
Bank of America CEO Brian Moynihan is not worried about an economic slowdown as the U.S. consumer is still in a strong place.

CNBC Economy
Aug 21, 2019

Target CEO: The US trade war creates 'uncertainty' and 'complexity'
Target CEO Brian Cornell says he's encouraged by Trump's decision to postpone some consumer-oriented tariffs that were supposed to start Sept. 1.

CNBC Economy
Aug 21, 2019

Target CEO: The US trade war creates 'uncertainty' and 'complexity' for retailer
"As long as the trade situation remains fluid, it will present an additional layer of uncertainty and complexity as we plan our business," Target CEO Brian Cornell said.

CNBC Economy
Aug 21, 2019

Trump says he had to 'take China on,' regardless of the short-term impact on US economy
President Donald Trump said he had to confront China over trade even if it caused short-term harm to the U.S. economy because Beijing had been cheating Washington for decades.

CNBC Economy
Aug 20, 2019

Former Fed official Kocherlakota agrees with Trump that rates are too high
Former Minneapolis Fed President Narayana Kocherlakota said the notion that monetary policy is too restrictive is basically correct.

CNBC Economy
Aug 20, 2019

Robert Shiller says the Fed's rate cut had the opposite intended effect, sparked recession alarm
Nobel prize winner Robert Shiller takes issue with the Federal Reserve's rate cut in July because of the psychological harm it caused the markets.

CNBC Economy
Aug 19, 2019

White House official denies administration is looking at a payroll tax cut
The report comes as Trump in recent days has lashed out over media reports about growing recession fears.

CNBC Economy
Aug 18, 2019

The US economy is fine, but watch out for gathering trade storms
The German trade surplus is stifling the economic growth in the rest of Europe, Michael Ivanovitch writes.

CNBC Economy
Aug 18, 2019

White House pushes back against recession fears, defends trade war
Trump said he doesn't see a recession after the bond market spooked investors and the Dow suffered its worst day of the year last week.

CNBC Economy
Aug 18, 2019

White House trade advisor Navarro: 'Technically we did not have a yield curve inversion'
The yield on the 10-year Treasury note fell below the 2-year rate Wednesday, which typically taken as a sign a recession is on the horizon.

CNBC Economy
Aug 18, 2019

Americans overwhelmingly support free trade as concern grows about Trump's economy
Americans now say they approve of free trade by 64%-27%, a margin of better than two to one.

CNBC Economy
Aug 16, 2019

US consumer sentiment for August comes in well below estimates
The report comes amid a wild week for the stock market, but after a handful of bullish reports in the consumer sector.

CNBC Economy
Aug 16, 2019

US housing starts drop for third straight month
U.S. homebuilding fell for a third straight month in July amid a steep decline in the construction of multi-family housing units.

CNBC Economy
Aug 16, 2019

Fed may not have enough firepower to prevent a recession
President Trump has been pressing the Fed to help head off a feared economic slowdown, but it's not clear the central bank can do so.

CNBC Economy
Aug 16, 2019

Fed may not have the firepower to save the economy if a recession is coming
Trump wants the Fed to help head off a feared economic slowdown, but it's not clear the central bank can.

CNBC Economy
Aug 16, 2019

Fed's Bullard says only a 'sustained' bond inversion would be a bearish signal
The inversion of portions of the Treasury bond yield curve this week "would have to be sustained over a period of time" to be taken as a "bearish" signal for a U.S. economy, St. Louis Fed President James Bullard said.

CNBC Economy
Aug 16, 2019

Ray Dalio says he wouldn't rule out China weaponizing its massive US Treasury holdings
Others observers have dismissed the suggestion that China would sell U.S. Treasurys to gain an upper hand in the trade war.

CNBC Economy
Aug 15, 2019

Growth forecasts are rising and economy looks nowhere near as bad as bond market predicts
Economists ratcheted up their GDP forecasts for the third quarter to a median 2.1% on Thursday.

CNBC Economy
Aug 15, 2019

Trump, Navarro are the only officials in the White House blaming the Fed for volatility, sources say
The president has criticized his central bank chief sharply, but stepped it up in recent days when he labeled the Fed leader "clueless Jay Powell."

CNBC Economy
Aug 15, 2019

Falling mortgage rates boost homebuilder confidence, but not new construction
The nation's homebuilders are feeling better about their business, as falling mortgage rates help more buyers afford homes. They are still not, however, building enough homes to meet demand.

CNBC Economy
Aug 15, 2019

'This is not 2008' — Cramer says a recession should not be a foregone conclusion
CNBC's Jim Cramer says Wall Street should not assume a recession is on the horizon.

CNBC Economy
Aug 15, 2019

US productivity grew a healthy 2.3% rate in the 2nd quarter
U.S. productivity increased at a decent pace in the second quarter, a trend that could lead to higher wages if it continues.

CNBC Economy
Aug 15, 2019

New York, Philadelphia business indexes show solid gains despite recession fears
The Empire State manufacturing survey posted a 4.8 reading, while the Philadelphia business survey came in at 16.8, both well above expectations.

CNBC Economy
Aug 15, 2019

US weekly jobless claims rise more than expected
First-time claims for state unemployment benefits were expected to total 214,000 for the most recent week, up slightly from the 209,000 claims reported for the previous week.

CNBC Economy
Aug 15, 2019

US retail sales rose solidly in July in a sign of consumer optimism
U.S. consumers spent more at retail stores and restaurants in July.

CNBC Economy
Aug 15, 2019

'The game had to be called' — NYT's Thomas Friedman praises Trump for taking China trade action
The Pulitzer Prize-winning foreign affairs columnist says tariffs were not the way to go, but China's trade practices needed to be checked.

CNBC Economy
Aug 15, 2019

'The game had to called' — NYT's Thomas Friedman praises Trump for taking China trade action
The Pulitzer Prize-winning foreign affairs columnist says tariffs were not the way to go, but China's trade practices need to be checked.

CNBC Economy
Aug 15, 2019

Stocks making the biggest moves premarket: Walmart, GE, Tapestry, Alibaba & more
Names on the move ahead of the open.

CNBC Economy
Aug 15, 2019

China softens stance on trade after saying it has to take counter-measures to US tariffs
"We hope the U.S. side will meet China half-way, and implement the consensus reached by the two leaders during their meeting in Osaka," China's spokesperson at the foreign ministry Hua Chunying said.

CNBC Economy
Aug 14, 2019

Bond markets are sending one big global recession warning
The U.S. yield curve move is not an isolated incident — bond markets globally are reeling.

CNBC Economy
Aug 14, 2019

US import prices unexpectedly rise, but trend remains weak
U.S. import prices unexpectedly rose in July, but the underlying trend remained weak, pointing to subdued imported inflation.

CNBC Economy
Aug 14, 2019

Weekly mortgage refinances spike 37% in one week as rates fall further
Another sharp drop in mortgage rates sent even more homeowners to their lenders, hoping to save money on their monthly payments.

CNBC Economy
Aug 14, 2019

Trump will have a harder time turning things around as the China trade war drags on
No president wants to face voters in an economic downtown. But if that were Trump's only concern, he never would have pursued his haphazard trade policy in the first place, John Harwood writes.

CNBC Economy
Aug 13, 2019

A $1 trillion US budget deficit is one big reason the Fed may have to cut rates
If low inflation, a wobbly economy and tariff jitters weren't enough to push the Federal Reserve to lower interest rates, there's another reason.

CNBC Economy
Aug 13, 2019

Trump just blinked, giving China a possible edge in trade war, Jim Chanos and others say
"Tell me why Xi should not continue to wait out The World's Greatest Negotiator, who keeps 'dealing' with himself?" says Jim Chanos.

CNBC Economy
Aug 13, 2019

Consumer price inflation rises amid increases in gas and housing costs
The rise in inflation will likely do little to change expectations that the Fed will cut rates again next month amid worsening trade tensions.

CNBC Economy
Aug 13, 2019

Main yield curve inverts as 2-year yield tops 10-year rate, triggering recession warning
A recession occurs, on average, 22 months following such an inversion, according to Credit Suisse.

CNBC Economy
Aug 05, 2019

US services growth slows to weakest level since 2016: ISM
The Institute for Supply Management (ISM) said its non-manufacturing activity index fell to 53.7 from 55.1 the month before.

CNBC Economy
Aug 05, 2019

Morgan Stanley: If the trade war escalates, a recession will be here in 9 months
Morgan Stanley explains why "we will enter recession in 3 quarters" if the trade war continues to escalate.

CNBC Economy
Aug 05, 2019

Morgan Stanley: If trade war escalates, a recession will be here in 3 quarters
Morgan Stanley explained on Monday why it believes "we will enter recession in 3 quarters" if the trade war continues to escalate.

CNBC Economy
Aug 05, 2019

China reportedly halts US agricultural imports in retaliation for Trump's tariff increase
China has halted imports of U.S. agricultural products, escalating the trade war between the world's two largest economies.

CNBC Economy
Aug 05, 2019

US and China will not likely reach a trade deal this year, says former ambassador
President Donald Trump's latest tariff threat is "a step away from a solution," said Frank Lavin, a former U.S. ambassador to Singapore.

CNBC Economy
Aug 04, 2019

Trump reportedly overruled advisors in decision to slap tariffs on remaining Chinese imports
Nearly everyone at an Oval Office meeting objected to Trump's decision to impose additional tariffs, according to The Wall Street Journal.

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