Oct 2, 2012 This morning the National Retail Federation predicted modest growth for holiday shopping this year -- up about four percent -- and automakers are expecting another strong month of sales.
Sep 28, 2012 You've heard warnings about the economic disaster that could happen if Congress fails to avoid a fiscal cliff. But what is the fiscal cliff anyway? Sr. Producer Paddy Hirsch enlists the support of his friends Thelma and Louise in this three-minute explanation.
Sep 24, 2012 We've said it before, and we'll say it again: the economy and the stock market are not one and the same. The performance of the economy under a president is open to wide interpretation. The stock market, on the hand... Well, we can measure that.
Sep 4, 2012 As car makers report higher sales, a strengthening housing market can play a role.
Sep 4, 2012 The steady increase in auto sales is also fueling a boom in auto employment—everything from dealerships, to auto suppliers and assembly plants
Sep 4, 2012 Pent-up demand for new cars, better financing options for buyers, better fuel efficiency, and a rising price of used cars continue to boost car sales.
Aug 28, 2012 The housing market is on its way to a recovery, and data released later today is expected to show home prices are continuing to rise.
Aug 23, 2012 New data from Gallup shows that 25 percent of Mississippi residents have struggled to feed their families at some point over the last 12 months. On average, 18 percent of respondents in the U.S. say they've lacked money for food at least once recently.
Aug 22, 2012 Conflicted news from Federal Reserve reflects tentative relationship drags on between Americans and their money.