Dec 12, 2014 The monthly Index of Consumer Sentiment has clues about holiday sales numbers.
Aug 29, 2014 Spending is weak but income and consumer confidence are high.
Mar 28, 2014 Kai talks to John Carney from the Wall Street Journal and Leigh Gallagher from Fortune for the Weekly Wrap.
Nov 28, 2013 Today, the Japan Nikkei Index went up another 1.8 percent to get very close to a six year high.
Nov 6, 2013 Higher house prices are often seen as a sign of an improving economy, but they have a downside when incomes don't keep pace.
Oct 25, 2013 One robust sector of the economy is how much we're spending on our pets.
Oct 17, 2013 The aftermath of the debt ceiling debacle: consumer confidence is shaken, companies aren't spending, interest rates will rise, the nation's credit rating is in jeopardy, and GDP growth takes a hit.
Aug 27, 2013 Consumer confidence increased in August, outpacing economists’ predictions.
Jun 28, 2013 Do fast-rising interest rates threaten the growing recovery in housing? Experts say prices are still low enough to attract buyers.