The consumer sentiment index rose to 97.6 in August, in a survey of consumers by The University of Michigan.
Robert Kaplan said he would need to see evidence that prices will rise in the medium term to support another interest-rate hike.
U.S. factory output fell in July, pulled down by tumbling auto production.
The largest railroad in the U.S. continues to cut costs, this time by laying off about 8 percent of its workforce.
The number of Americans filing for unemployment benefits fell to near a six-month low last week.
Leading Federal Reserve policymaker Stanley Fischer has hit out at plans to unwind banking regulation, brandishing it a “terrible mistake.”
Homes priced under $200,000 made up 44 percent of the market in 2010. Today, they are just 16 percent of new, for-sale construction, data show.
Negotiators from Canada, Mexico and the United States are aiming for an ambitious first round of NAFTA talks.
July's strong retail sales relieved some of the fears that the real cause of low inflation is a weak consumer.
U.S. business inventories recorded their biggest increase in seven months in June.
Trump's economy is caught in the crossfire, and growing slower because of it, says Vox's Matt Yglesias.
David Abney also made the case in a joint op-ed with rival FedEx CEO Frederick Smith in Sunday's Wall Street Journal.
American manufacturers have added nearly a million jobs, but now they demand more education and specialized skills.
Import prices increased in July, driven by rising costs for petroleum products and food, but underlying imported inflation remained muted.
U.S. retail sales recorded their biggest increase in seven months in July as consumers boosted purchases of motor vehicles as well as discretionary spending.
The Texas congressman says the House, Senate and the Trump White House are united on taxes, unlike on health care.
Tearing up NAFTA "makes no sense whatsoever," U.S. Hispanic Chamber of Commerce chief Javier Palomarez tells CNBC.
Canada threatens to walk away from NAFTA if a dispute settlement mechanism is nixed.
Republicans' plan to slash corporate taxes may not go down easily for those who say businesses should pay more.
Industry groups and other sectors of society are gearing up to fight proposed changes to the personal income tax.
President Donald Trump will order his top trade adviser to determine whether to investigate Chinese trade practices that force U.S. firms operating in China to turn over intellectual property.
The average price of a gallon of regular-grade gasoline jumped 8 cents nationally over the past three weeks, to $2.40.
The Trump administration has set a collision course with the auto industry as it launches renegotiations of the 23-year-old NAFTA trade pact this week.
Trump's order to investigate supposedly unfair Chinese trade practices will "poison" relations between the two countries, a Chinese state-run newspaper said.
The U.S. economic expansion will last at least another two years, according to a majority of economists polled by Reuters.
Big-box retailers may be struggling, but local mom and pops are staying afloat, especially in ethnic neighborhoods.
U.S. consumer prices rose less than expected in July, pointing to benign inflation that could make the Fed cautious about raising interest rates again this year.
The White House plans to release a brief document in early- to mid-September outlining a framework for overhauling the U.S. tax code.
Plan to cut legal immigration backed by President Donald Trump would cause U.S. GDP and jobs to dip over time, study says.
The Fed expects sluggish inflation to rise over the next few months while the hot labor market gets hotter, said NY Fed's William Dudley.