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Home prices have been rising at twice the rate of income growth and inflation, and something will have to give.
The unemployment rate has surged in all but one of West Virginia's metropolitan areas, a sign of the hardship that the drop in the price of coal is having on mining regions.
The government on Thursday releases its first estimate of economic growth in the second quarter. It's expected that the economy returned to expansion after a first-quarter contraction. Here’s what to look for.
Mexico’s government lost the battle of the headlines when a state agency reported that the number of poor people in the country increased by two million between 2012 and 2014, even though some measures of economic adversity eased.
Falling prices may be a sign of economic weakness, but they were a boon to eurozone consumers in the first three months of the year.
The Wall Street Journal’s Daily Report on Global Central Banks for Wednesday, July 29, 2015. Jon Hilsenrath sees the Fed likely facing a "cliffhanger" policy meeting in September amid mixed signals from the jobs market and inflation...
Ireland's central bank Wednesday said it expects the economy to grow at an even more rapid pace this year and next, and urged the government to use higher tax revenues to reduce its very high debts rather than fund tax cuts. In its quarterly...Show More Summary
The Bank of Japan expects a new measure of consumer price inflation to rise above 1% over the summer, adding to evidence that the economy is escaping more than a decade of deflation, people close to the central bank said. Officials recently...Show More Summary
Federal Reserve Chairwoman Janet Yellen may be skipping the Kansas City Fed’s high-profile conference in Jackson Hole, Wyo., this year, but the central bank’s critics are not.
The seasonally adjusted homeownership rate declined to 63.5% in the second quarter, the country’s lowest homeownership rate since 1967.
A year and a half in the life of Federal Reserve chiefs Janet Yellen and Ben Bernanke.
The U.K. government Tuesday named Gertjan Vlieghe, an economist at Brevan Howard Asset Management, to sit on the Bank of England's Monetary Policy Committee.
Rents are growing faster than incomes in many parts of the U.S., squeezing household budgets.
The Wall Street Journal’s Daily Report on Global Central Banks for Tuesday, July 28, 2015. Jon Hilsenrath sees little chance that the Fed will be derailed by a fresh budget dispute.
A closer look at D.R. Horton’s strong results reveals cause for mild concern that the home-building recovery might be losing momentum.
Failure of the world’s largest economies to fix underlying demand problems is setting the stage for years of weak global growth, the IMF says.
The Federal Reserve will issue a new policy statement Wednesday at 2 p.m. EDT. Here are five things to watch.
Six years after the financial crisis sent shockwaves through the global economy, consumers around the world are still fretting about the outlook for growth.
Median home prices in June had broken the record set in 2006 at the peak of the housing bubble. Does this mean we have another problem on our hands?
At all age groups, women are more likely to hold multiple jobs than their male peers.