Jul 30, 2012 As companies miss their sales targets, more are citing weak consumer confidence as the reason for lower expected profits this year.
Jul 18, 2012 It wasn't long ago that many thought India's growth rates could surpass those of its long-time rival, China. But China retains the upper hand in that relationship, thanks in part to its exports.
Jul 16, 2012 Reports from the Commerce Department show that retail sales are down for the third straight month. They slipped a half percent in June.
Jun 13, 2012 What should investors -- especially those in their 50s and 60s -- do with their already diminished retirement savings?
Jun 8, 2012 Cars are as American as apple pie, but with the rising price of oil, more Americans are opting for other oil-free means of transportation.
Jun 6, 2012 Gas prices may be a bit of bright spot in a dark and stormy world economy.
May 22, 2012 The top nuclear official at the United Nations said today that a deal has been reached with Iran to allow the U.N.’s investigation into Iran’s nuclear program to continue. So what does this mean for the price of oil, which spiked earlier this year because of tensions with Iran?
May 18, 2012 What's the best way to hedge against the risk of higher inflation rates? The timing is murky, but it's a prudent bet to anticipate a resurgence in inflation.
May 11, 2012 Have you gone to a cafe and found there are no seats left because people are using tables as their work spaces? We speak with Merlyn Griffiths from UNC Greensboro about a study she conducted on this phenomenon.