Falling gas and food costs pushed down overall U.S. wholesale prices last month, evidence that cheaper oil worldwide is limiting inflation.
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One in five U.S. adults are so depressed about debt — not to mention drowning in it — that they think they're going to die still owing their creditors.
Average U.S. long-term mortgage rates edged higher this week after four weeks of declines, but they remained at historically low levels that could entice potential homebuyers.
It's the new career trade-off: Around the country, areas with the strongest job markets increasingly have some of the costliest homes. And areas with the most affordable homes lack a solid base of middle class jobs that attract workers.
Home ownership is increasingly out of reach in the hottest job markets, especially areas that are attracting younger workers.
The U.S. economy added a whopping 321,000 jobs in November -- far more than analysts had expected -- although the national jobless rate remained stuck at 5.8 percent, the Labor Department reported Friday.
The U.S. trade deficit fell slightly in October as exports rebounded while oil imports dipped to the lowest level in five years.
The holiday shopping season is always a make-or-break period for struggling retailers.
The U.S. economy kept expanding in October and November, helped by solid gains in consumer spending, manufacturing and overall employment, according to the Federal Reserve's latest survey of business conditions around the country.
The House tax bill extends more than 50 expired tax breaks through the end of 2014.
U.S. home prices rose at a faster year-over-year pace in October than in September, snapping a seven-month slowdown.
Black Friday seemed a little less crazy this year.
The U.S. economy grew even faster in the third quarter than initially thought, posting the strongest six months of growth in more than a decade and pulling further ahead of other big economies of the world.
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