Customers enter a Prada SpA store on 5th Avenue in New York. An increase in consumer purchases last month, adjusted for inflation, boosted optimism in the U.S.
American consumers are treating the windfall from the plunge in fuel prices judiciously - spending some and saving the rest - signaling the boost to economic growth will be long-lasting.
Exported.; EXP; BETH A. KEISER/AP Former Chicago Bulls superstar Michael Jordan made it into Forbes magazine's 29th annual world's billionaires issue for the first time.
(FILES) The entrance of Hewlett-Packard headquarters in Palo Alto, California is shown in this August 20, 2005 file photo. (HECTOR MATA/AFP/Getty Images).
Warren Buffett is a well-known fan of Hillary Rodham Clinton, but would he vote for Elizabeth Warren? Not so much, says America's second-richest man.