Economy

Do you know what a recession is? Here's how we'll know...

Not all economists agree that GDP is the best way to measure the economy.

Millennials are about to trigger a major 'changeover point'...

U.S. adults aged between 21 and 38 years old will prioritize "necessity spending" over the next decade, Bill Smead told CNBC on Monday.

US consumer prices were unchanged in September, the weakest...

U.S. consumer prices were unchanged in September and underlying inflation retreated.

US weekly jobless claims unexpectedly fall

The number of Americans filing applications for unemployment benefits unexpectedly fell last week.

Powell says the Fed will start expanding its balance sheet...

On monetary policy more broadly, Powell stuck to his recent script, saying the Fed stands committed to supporting the recovery.

Weekly mortgage refinances jump 10% as rates drop to the...

An unexpected decline in mortgage interest rates had homeowners calling their lenders last week, looking to save money on their monthly...

Market may be expecting more rate cuts than the Fed will...

The Fed's meeting minutes also showed that the trade war dragging down the economy was an overriding concern.

Former Trump campaign advisor Stephen Moore: 'We knew we...

Former Trump campaign advisor Stephen Moore says President Donald Trump knew he couldn't achieve the 5% growth he promised while campaining.

The father of the yield curve indicator says now is the...

Campbell Harvey has led work in research on inverted curves, which have presaged seven straight recessions.

US producer prices post the biggest decline in eight months...

U.S. producer prices unexpectedly fell in September, weighed down by decreases in the costs of goods and services.

September private payrolls report shows the pace of hiring...

Companies hired 135,000 more workers in the month, ahead of the 125,000 that economists surveyed by Dow Jones had expected.

Recession risks are climbing, Barclays warns

Barclays' Michael Gapen shares Wall Street's recession concerns ahead of Friday's monthly jobs report.

Credit Suisse has a word to describe this sluggish economy...

Credit Suisse said a contraction in industrial production accompanied by healthy economic data elsewhere lands the economy in a middle...

US weekly jobless claims rise slightly

First-time claims for state unemployment benefits were expected to total 215,000 for the most recent week, up slightly from the 213,000...

Services survey shows economy is weaker than expected amid...

The report comes amid worries that the U.S. economy faces a recession as global growth slows and tariffs put a dent in business plans...

Friday's jobs report should show hiring is slowing, but...

Hiring is slowing but the September employment report should be just solid enough—and not reflect anything near the onset of a recession.

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