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CNBC Economy
Mar 04, 2021

Weekly jobless claims rise less than expected despite weather impact
First-time claims for unemployment insurance were expected to total 750,000 last week, according to economists surveyed by Dow Jones.

CNBC Economy
Mar 03, 2021

Walmart says it will support U.S. manufacturers with $350 billion of added business
The retailer said the decision will benefit the environment and the U.S. economy, too, by sourcing goods closer to customers and creating demand for jobs.

CNBC Economy
Mar 03, 2021

Private payrolls growth well short of expectations for February, ADP says
Companies added just 117,000 positions for the month, well below the 225,000 forecast from economists surveyed by Dow Jones.

CNBC Economy
Mar 03, 2021

Mortgage application demand stalls as interest rates surge to highest level since July
Mortgage interest rates rose at the fastest pace last week in over a year, throwing cold water on already cooling demand.

CNBC Economy
Mar 02, 2021

10% GDP growth? The U.S. economy is on fire, and is about to get stoked even more
The U.S. economy has roared back to life in 2021, with first-quarter growth set to defy even the rosiest expectations.

CNBC Economy
Mar 02, 2021

Economists see first signs in data that vaccine is working
Covid vaccine efforts in the U.S. are yielding results. Forecasters are gaining some confidence in a summer bounce for the economy.

CNBC Economy
Mar 01, 2021

Fed policy changes could be coming in response to bond market turmoil, economists say
While the Fed may not raise its benchmark interest rate for years, there are growing expectations it may tweak policy soon.

CNBC Economy
Feb 26, 2021

Personal income leaps 10% in January thanks to stimulus, but inflation still in check


CNBC Economy
Feb 25, 2021

Here's why jobless claims are the wrong way to understand unemployment in the U.S.
The U-3 is considered the standard for measuring unemployment, but not everyone agrees the metric is a comprehensive picture U.S. unemployment.

CNBC Economy
Feb 25, 2021

Carlyle's Rubenstein says biggest economic risk is high unemployment, not stock market speculation
Carlyle Group's David Rubenstein told CNBC there might some stock market speculation but the bigger problem for the U.S. economy is high unemployment.

CNBC Economy
Feb 25, 2021

Weekly jobless claims drop sharply but labor market remains challenged
First-time claims for unemployment insurance fell to 730,000 last week, well below the expected 845,000.

CNBC Economy
Feb 25, 2021

Jobless claims show sharp drop last week though labor market remains challenged
First-time claims for unemployment insurance were expected to total 845,000 for the week ended Feb. 20.

CNBC Economy
Feb 23, 2021

Powell says inflation is still 'soft' and the Fed is committed to current policy
Fed Chairman Jerome Powell told the Senate Banking Committee that price pressures remain mostly muted and the economic outlook is still "highly uncertain."

CNBC Economy
Feb 23, 2021

Powell says inflation is still 'soft' and the Fed is committed to current policy stance
Powell said price pressures remain mostly muted and the economic outlook is still "highly uncertain."

CNBC Economy
Feb 23, 2021

December home prices rose 10.4%, the biggest gain in 7 years, Case-Shiller says
December is usually the slowest month for the housing market, but price gains didn't slow down one bit in 2020.

CNBC Economy
Feb 18, 2021

Treasury Secretary Janet Yellen makes push for major stimulus, sees bigger risk in not doing enough
"We think it's very important to have a big package [that] addresses the pain this has caused," Yellen told CNBC.

CNBC Economy
Feb 18, 2021

Jobless claims show unexpected move higher
First-time filings for jobless claims totaled 861,000 last week, above the Dow Jones estimate of 773,000.

CNBC Economy
Feb 17, 2021

Household debt rises to $14.6 trillion due to record-breaking rise in mortgage loans
Debt increased 1.4% for the final three months, representing another $206 billion as households took advantage of low interest rates.

CNBC Economy
Feb 17, 2021

Homebuilder confidence improves, despite record high lumber prices
Buyer demand for newly built homes continues to surge, and that is keeping builder confidence high even as building material prices climb.

CNBC Economy
Feb 17, 2021

Retail sales burst higher in January as consumers use stimulus checks to spend heavily
Consumers flocked to spend their stimulus checks in January, sending retail sales for the month up 5.3% in a blockbuster start to 2021.

CNBC Economy
Feb 17, 2021

‘This is not inflation': Economist says expectations are unanchored from reality
Inflation expectations are detaching from reality, meaning markets might be overplaying the rise in U.S. Treasury yields, says Carl Weinberg, chief economist at High Frequency Economics.

CNBC Economy
Feb 17, 2021

Retail sales expected to be strong in January, helped by stimulus checks
Aided by government stimulus checks, consumers are expected to have boosted their spending in January, and the trend is likely to continue.

CNBC Economy
Feb 16, 2021

Consumer spending expected to see boost in January, helped by stimulus checks
Aided by government stimulus checks, consumers are expected to have boosted their spending in January, and the trend is likely to continue.

CNBC Economy
Feb 16, 2021

Fed's Bullard doesn't see asset bubble and doubts policy will tighten soon
Bullard told CNBC that there aren't clear signs of excesses, though he conceded that stocks are "highly valued on the whole."

CNBC Economy
Feb 11, 2021

Fed's Harker says inflation won't be posing a threat anytime soon
Harker faced a question posed repeatedly to Fed officials in recent days over whether its easy monetary policy could stoke price pressures.

CNBC Economy
Feb 11, 2021

Deficit projected at $2.3 trillion for 2021, not counting additional stimulus, CBO says
The federal budget deficit is projected at $2.3 trillion in the 2021 fiscal year, a drop from last year but well ahead of anything the U.S. has ever seen.

CNBC Economy
Feb 11, 2021

Jobless claims worse than expected as pandemic-related filings surge
U.S. jobless claims were expected to total 760,000 last week, according to economists surveyed by Dow Jones.

CNBC Economy
Feb 11, 2021

Biden gets 62% approval in CNBC economic survey, topping first ratings of the last four presidents
Biden's initial rating is 18 points higher than Trump's was.

CNBC Economy
Feb 10, 2021

Fed Chair Powell says rates will stay low for a while, citing bleak jobs picture
Addressing the jobs issue will require a "patiently accommodative monetary policy that embraces the lessons of the past."

CNBC Economy
Feb 09, 2021

Inflation likely increased slightly in January, bolstered by rising gas prices
Investors are waiting for inflation to pick up, but the CPI should show just a slight gain in January, boosted by rising gasoline prices.

CNBC Economy
Feb 09, 2021

Mortgage delinquencies sink to pandemic low, but distress is far from over
Mortgage delinquencies have dropped to the lowest level since the start of the pandemic, but the numbers don't appear to be improving much anymore.

CNBC Economy
Feb 09, 2021

Job openings increased toward the end of 2020, but a big employment gap remains
Total openings increased to 6.65 million in December, better than the 6.6 million estimate from FactSet.

CNBC Economy
Feb 07, 2021

Yellen says U.S. could return to full employment next year if Congress passes $1.9 trillion stimulus
The U.S. could return to full employment in 2022 if President Biden's Covid stimulus package is passed, Treasury Secretary Janet Yellen said Sunday.

CNBC Economy
Feb 05, 2021

Long-term unemployment is close to a Great Recession record
Almost 40% of unemployed workers have been out of a job for at least six months. That means many have entered a particularly risky period of joblessness.

CNBC Economy
Feb 05, 2021

Payrolls barely grow to start 2021 even as the unemployment rate fell to 6.3%
The Biden administration's first monthly employment report showed that jobs increased by 49,000 in January and the unemployment rate fell to 6.3%.

CNBC Economy
Feb 04, 2021

Jobs growth likely rebounded in January, but the extent of the recovery depends on hotels and restaurants
January's employment picture appears to have improved over December, but how much so depends on the impact of the virus on the hospitality and leisure sector.

CNBC Economy
Feb 04, 2021

Jobless claims better than expected last week and lowest in two months
First-time filings for unemployment insurance were expected to total 830,000 for the week ended Jan. 30.

CNBC Economy
Feb 03, 2021

Private companies added 174,000 jobs in January, vs 50,000 estimate, ADP says
Companies added 174,000 new jobs in January, according to a report from payroll processing firm ADP.

CNBC Economy
Feb 03, 2021

Mortgage refinancing suddenly surges, but homebuyers stall due to sticker shock
Mortgage rates fell for the first time in nearly a month, and that lit a fire under current borrowers who may have thought they missed the boat on refinancing.

CNBC Economy
Feb 02, 2021

Dallas Fed President Kaplan stresses need for more spending to keep economic recovery going
Kaplan in a CNBC interview backed more spending across a variety of fronts as the economy tries to shake off the Covid-19 pandemic effects.

CNBC Economy
Feb 01, 2021

Fed's Bostic says economy could recover more quickly than expected
Atlanta Fed President Raphael Bostic said Monday that he's not worried about overheating, though he does think growth could happen faster than many expect.

CNBC Economy
Feb 01, 2021

CBO sees rapid growth recovery, labor force returning to pre-pandemic level by 2022
The CBO upgraded its U.S. economic outlook, saying growth will recover "rapidly" and the labor market will return to full strength quicker than first thought.

CNBC Economy
Jan 29, 2021

December pending home sales drop as buyers face record high prices and low supply
Homebuyers signed fewer contracts to buy existing homes in December, as record high prices and record low supply stood in the way of strong demand.

CNBC Economy
Jan 28, 2021

U.S. economy closes out 2020 with lower than expected 4% gain
Full-year GDP declined 3.5%, the worst year for the U.S. since at least the end of World War II, as a pandemic-induced recession took hold in February.

CNBC Economy
Jan 28, 2021

Jobless claims rise less than expected at 847,000 first-time applicants
Economists polled by Dow Jones had expected first-time claims to total 875,000 for last week.

CNBC Economy
Jan 28, 2021

The Federal Reserve doesn't see risks to market stability, even as concern about bubbles grows
Some market pros see the frenzied short squeezes in Gamestop and other stocks as signs of a bubble brewing.

CNBC Economy
Jan 27, 2021

Federal Reserve leaves interest rates and asset purchases unchanged, sees growth slowing
The central bank kept its foot to the floor in terms of the help it is providing for an economy that central bank officials say has slowed down.

CNBC Economy
Jan 27, 2021

Here's what changed in the new Fed statement
This is a comparison of Wednesday's Federal Open Market Committee statement with the one issued after the Fed's previous policy-making meeting on Dec. 16.

CNBC Economy
Jan 27, 2021

Fed Chairman Powell will try to soothe markets, but that may not work
Fed chairman Jerome Powell will try to avoid sounding hawkish in any way when he talks about the Fed's commitment to its easing policies.

CNBC Economy
Jan 27, 2021

Weekly mortgage demand falls, but size of average homebuyer loan hits record
Sharp gains in home prices and a slight rise in interest rates combined to weaken demand for mortgages last week.

CNBC Economy
Jan 26, 2021

Fed will need to reassure the market it's not thinking about dialing back its support
Markets figure that as long as the Fed keeps pumping, then it's safe to keep buying.

CNBC Economy
Jan 26, 2021

Tilman Fertitta optimistic on U.S. economy post-Covid: 'This is going to be the Roaring Twenties'
"The consumer is coming back. I'm telling you, where we can do business, we are doing business," Tilman Fertitta told CNBC.

CNBC Economy
Jan 26, 2021

November home prices rose 9.5%, one of the highest gains on record, Case-Shiller says
Strong growth in home prices is showing no signs of abating, thanks to high buyer demand and a record low supply of homes for sale.

CNBC Economy
Jan 21, 2021

Jobless claims show modest decline as Congress works on more stimulus
Jobless claims for the week ended Jan. 16 totaled 900,000, the Labor Department reported, slightly better than the Wall Street estimate of 925,000.

CNBC Economy
Jan 20, 2021

Spike in lumber and land prices causes homebuilder confidence to fall from epic high
The rising costs of getting homes built is making builders less optimistic.

CNBC Economy
Jan 20, 2021

Weekly mortgage refinance demand drops 5% after rates hit highest level since November
Several weeks of rising rates are dousing what was incredibly high demand for refinancing, according to Mortgage Bankers Association data.

CNBC Economy
Jan 14, 2021

Powell sees no interest rate hikes on the horizon as long as inflation stays low
Powell affirmed his commitment to keeping interest rates low for the foreseeable future even as he expressed hope for a strong economic recovery.

CNBC Economy
Jan 14, 2021

Jobless claims surge to highest weekly total since August
First-time claims for unemployment insurance were expected to total 800,000 last week, according to economists surveyed by Dow Jones.

CNBC Economy
Jan 13, 2021

The unemployment rate is above 20% for the lowest-paid workers, Fed's Brainard says
Federal Reserve Governor Lael Brainard said the figure underscores the importance of policy help for the economy.

CNBC Economy
Jan 13, 2021

Mortgage refinance demand spikes 20% as borrowers fear missing out on record-low rates
After setting more than a dozen record lows last year, mortgage rates began 2021 on an upward climb. That lit a fire under borrowers hoping to refinance.

CNBC Economy
Jan 12, 2021

Americans spent a record online over 2020 holidays, and more e-commerce gains are expected
Online shopping over the 2020 holidays in the United States grew 32.2% from 2019s, totaling $188.2 billion, according to Adobe Analytics.

CNBC Economy
Jan 08, 2021

Economy sees job loss in December for the first time in eight months as surging virus takes toll
Nonfarm payrolls fell by 140,000 in December, the Labor Department said, against the Dow Jones consensus estimate for a 50,000 gain.

CNBC Economy
Jan 08, 2021

Here's where the jobs are — in one chart
The leisure and hospitality industry saw outsized job losses thanks to a torrent of layoffs at bars and restaurants.

CNBC Economy
Jan 08, 2021

Economy sees job loss in December for the first time since April as surging virus takes toll
Nonfarm payrolls were expected to increase by 50,000 in December, according to economists surveyed by Dow Jones

CNBC Economy
Jan 07, 2021

Weekly jobless claims little changed despite signs that hiring is slowing
Weekly claims totaled 787,000 for the week ended Jan. 2, the Labor Department reported Thursday.

CNBC Economy
Jan 06, 2021

Private payrolls post first drop since April as coronavirus spread hits job growth, ADP says
The decrease of 123,000 provided a stark sign that the U.S. economy had cooled considerably heading into the end of 2020.

CNBC Economy
Jan 06, 2021

Cash in circulation is soaring, and that usually means good things for the economy
Currency in circulation soared at a rate unseen since World War II last year, providing what historically has been a good sign for the economy.

CNBC Economy
Jan 06, 2021

Mortgage demand from homebuyers pulled back sharply, even as rates ended 2020 near record low
The stunning surge in home buying demand, brought on by the coronavirus pandemic, may finally be easing up.

CNBC Economy
Jan 04, 2021

Home prices are rising faster in the middle of the U.S. as Covid drives people away from coasts
Home prices are rising across the nation, but the usual geographical trends are being turned on their heads by the coronavirus pandemic.

CNBC Economy
Dec 31, 2020

Weekly jobless claims fall for a second straight week
The number of people filing for unemployment benefits for the first time unexpectedly fell last week, marking its second straight decline.

CNBC Economy
Dec 23, 2020

November new home sales fall more than expected, builder stocks drop
Sales of newly built homes came in far weaker than expected for November, and builder stocks are not taking it well.

CNBC Economy
Dec 23, 2020

Weekly jobless claims rise less than expected, but hold above 800,000
The number of first-time unemployment-benefits filers decelerated to 803,000 in the week ending Dec. 19.

CNBC Economy
Dec 22, 2020

Existing home sales decline for the first time in 5 months as prices rise and supply falls
After five consecutive months of gains, closed sales of existing homes turned lower in November from October.

CNBC Economy
Dec 17, 2020

Weekly jobless claims unexpectedly rise, hit highest level since early September
Jobless claims unexpectedly rose as the coronavirus pandemic continues to pressure the economy while lawmakers struggle to push through new government aid.

CNBC Economy
Dec 16, 2020

Fed raises its economic outlook slightly, sees 4.2% growth next year and 5% unemployment rate
The central bank now expects real gross domestic product to fall just 2.4% in 2020, compared to the decline of 3.7% predicted in September.

CNBC Economy
Dec 16, 2020

Fed commits to keep buying bonds until the economy gets back to full employment
The Federal Reserve made a key adjustment in its efforts to support the economy, while upgrading its outlook for growth.

CNBC Economy
Dec 16, 2020

Homebuilder confidence drops from record high as rising prices hit buyers
Homebuilder confidence in the single-family housing market pulled back in December. Builders say they are concerned that buyers are feeling shock.

CNBC Economy
Dec 16, 2020

Refinance demand jumps 105% annually, as mortgage rates set 15th record low of 2020
Mortgage demand was flat last week, despite record low rates, but demand is substantially higher than it was last year.

CNBC Economy
Dec 15, 2020

The Fed could disappoint markets Wednesday, even if it keeps a super dovish tone
The Fed could disappoint at least some market pros who are expecting immediate changes in its bond buying program.

CNBC Economy
Dec 15, 2020

'It's an economic war'— Warren Buffett urges Congress to extend relief for small businesses
Warren Buffett urged Congress to extend aid to small businesses as they continue to struggle through the coronavirus pandemic.

CNBC Economy
Dec 15, 2020

Goldman Sachs CEO David Solomon says 90% of small businesses have exhausted PPP funds
Solomon's comments come as lawmakers are taking negotiations to approve another coronavirus stimulus bill down to the wire.

CNBC Economy
Dec 11, 2020

Almost 40% of Americans plan to spend less this holiday season as the Covid pandemic lingers
The average American plans to spend just $886, down 10% from their planned spending last year, according to the CNBC All-America Economic Survey.

CNBC Economy
Dec 10, 2020

Rising unemployment claims could be foreboding for the economy
The surprise jump in jobless claims filings signals a weakening in the labor market that could drag on the economy into the first quarter.

CNBC Economy
Dec 10, 2020

Jobless claims rise more than expected after break from holiday
First-time claims for unemployment insurance totaled 853,000, an increase from the upwardly revised 716,000 total a week before.

CNBC Economy
Dec 10, 2020

Homeowners are $1 trillion richer thanks to the pandemic-driven housing boom
Soaring home prices are padding the pockets of millions of homeowners across the nation. As prices rise, home equity multiplies.

CNBC Economy
Dec 09, 2020

Mortgage rates set 14th record low of the year, driving even more refinance demand
Mortgage rates fell even more, and that is causing a surge in mortgage refinancing.

CNBC Economy
Dec 08, 2020

Even with a Covid vaccine, U.S. economy will likely get worse before it gets better: Ned Davis Research
U.S. stocks are in "the storm before the calm" as Covid-19 cases rise, new restrictions are introduced and stimulus fades, says economist Alejandra Grindal.

CNBC Economy
Dec 08, 2020

Economic growth will be better than expected thanks to the resilient services sector, Goldman says
Economists have been worried that the aggressive virus spread will exact an especially large toll on the services sector.

CNBC Economy
Dec 08, 2020

Universal basic income could decimate cities next year, one bank says in its ‘outlandish forecasts'
Saxo Bank on Tuesday outlined 10 "outlandish forecasts" for 2021, although it did stress these are not its "official" views.

CNBC Economy
Dec 08, 2020

Wells Fargo CEO Scharf sees swift recovery for US economy in 2021 as vaccines are rolled out
Banks have put up tens of billions of dollars for loan loss reserves tied to the pandemic this year, although most of those reserves haven't been needed yet.

CNBC Economy
Dec 08, 2020

Borrowers looking to use Fed's Main Street lending program run into dead end
Steven Mnuchin's decision not to extend funding for the Federal Reserve's Main Street Lending Facility after Dec. 31 already looks to be cutting into lending.

CNBC Economy
Dec 05, 2020

Hispanic unemployment from Covid-19 has been cut in half, but can it last?
Job opportunities for Hispanics remain uncertain, even as the jobless rate has been cut in half from the Covid-19 peak level of 16%.

CNBC Economy
Dec 04, 2020

Biden warns the economy is stalling after 'dire' jobs report, calls for 'urgent action' on Covid stimulus
Biden said Friday's underwhelming jobs report foreshadows a "dark winter" that demands "urgent action" from Trump and Congress.

CNBC Economy
Dec 04, 2020

Biden says 'dire' jobs report shows stalling economy, calls on Trump and Congress to pass stimulus
Biden said Friday's underwhelming jobs report foreshadows a "dark winter" that demands "urgent action" from Trump and Congress.

CNBC Economy
Dec 04, 2020

Jobs report shows weakening trend heading into holidays, increasing the case for stimulus
Job growth slowed in November and looks set to decline even more, as the spreading pandemic hits all sorts of economic activity.

CNBC Economy
Dec 04, 2020

Employment growth slows sharply in November amid coronavirus surge
Economists surveyed by Dow Jones had been looking for 440,000 and the jobless rate to decrease to 6.7% from 6.9% in October

CNBC Economy
Dec 03, 2020

Christmas tree sales are telling a holly, jolly economic story
Tree sales are up 29% so far in 2020, according to a survey of retailers done by Evercore ISI.

CNBC Economy
Dec 03, 2020

The pace of job gains likely slowed in November due to the impact of virus shutdowns
Job gains in November are expected to be weaker than in October, reflecting the impact of virus-related shutdowns by states and local governments.

CNBC Economy
Dec 03, 2020

Jobless claims hit pandemic-era low as hiring continues even with rising Covid cases
First-time claims for unemployment benefits totaled 712,000 last week, compared with 787,000 a week earlier and the Dow Jones estimate of 780,000.

CNBC Economy
Dec 03, 2020

Extending pandemic unemployment benefits into 2021 could save 5.1 million jobs, according to report
Continuing pandemic jobless relief into the next year could boost GDP by 3.5% and increase total personal income by more than $440 billion.

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