Jan 31, 2013
The fiscal cliff debate may have ended on January 1st, but if you thought that was the last you'd heard of it, think again.
Jan 30, 2013
A Commerce Department report out today shows that GDP fell 0.1 percent last quarter, but consumer spending, business investment and employment continue to rise.
Jan 15, 2013
Despite the impending fiscal cliff, consumer spending turned out to be higher than expected this holiday season.
Oct 31, 2012
As stricken homeowners dig out, home-improvement sales should see a boost.
Oct 26, 2012
The government is estimating U.S. GDP grew two percent for the past three months. The figure is better than economists had expected -- but then again, they weren't expecting much.
Oct 15, 2012
U.S. retail sales rose 1.1 percent in September with Americans spending more on cars, electronics and gas.
Aug 30, 2012
The government said this morning that consumer spending grew 0.4 percent last month.
Aug 30, 2012
NYC, you are the worst offender. In Wisconsin, on the other hand, kids apparently get by in hand-me-downs, playing with discarded pieces of string.
Mar 30, 2012
Consumer spending was the big surprise of the morning. The government said Americans spent 0.8 percent more in February.