Sales of newly-constructed single-family homes ticked up just 0.7% in October from September, a rather flat result underlining the fact that the housing market is slowing down.
1 of 5. Matt Giardina carries his purchase, a HDTV, at a Best Buy store on the shopping day dubbed 'Black Friday' in Framingham, Massachusetts November 25, 2011.
Consumer confidence climbed to a more than seven-year high in November as Americans' views of their financial well-being improved heading into the holiday shopping season.
New applications for unemployment benefits rose 21,000 last week to 313,000, the U.S. Labor Department said Wednesday. Analysts had forecast around 289,000 initial claims, but the figure surpassed 300,000 for the first time since September.
Tiffany & Co. (NYSE:TIF) reported third-quarter 2014 results before markets opened. The luxury goods company posted adjusted diluted earnings per share (EPS) of $0.76 on revenues of $960 million.