Dec 27, 2011 Two surveys out today have spenders and scholars upbeat about the health of the U.S. economy, for now at least.
Dec 30, 2011 The latest data from Gallup show that people are feeling better about the economy this holiday season, but worse about the U.S. government.
Dec 14, 2011 American consumer spending is up, but shoppers are more conscious this time around -- and Black Friday might have been the high point of spending for a while.
Dec 13, 2011 The Federal Reserve officials meet today to discuss the slow domestic recovery, the ongoing crisis in Europe, and a plan for better communication surrounding its actions. In Russia, billionaire Mikhail Prokhorov announced he will run for president against Vladimir Putin in next spring's elections. Wall Street types can expect smaller bonuses this year, but many are thankful to just have a job.
Dec 13, 2011 The deal European leaders struck for greater fiscal unity could also stunt growth in the long-term.
Dec 10, 2011 From July to September, American families purchased more, even as their net worth shrank faster than it has at any time since the worst of the financial crisis.
Stacey Vanek Smith
Dec 8, 2011 With increased competition from online retailers, stores across the country are taking steps to make the holiday shopping experience a bit faster.
Nov 29, 2011 The monthly consumer confidence number came out today and it was up -- way up -- from last month. On a scale of 100, the November number was 56, compared with October's 41. That's the biggest one-month jump since 2003.
Nov 29, 2011 Tonight, the Victoria's Secret Fashion Show airs on TV. What does the company gain by putting on such a show?