The afternoon coffee run may become a thing of the past if Starbucks Corp. (SBUX:US) gets its way. The world's largest coffee-shop chain said yesterday it would offer delivery in select markets in the second half of next year.
It's been nearly four years since the national average for a gallon of regular gasoline started with a $2. But on Saturday, we'll drop below the $3 mark.
WASHINGTON, Oct 31 (Reuters) - U.S. consumer spending fell for the first time in eight months in September, suggesting the economy lost some momentum heading into the fourth quarter.
The scary stuff is out there - shaky days a few weeks ago on Wall Street, Ebola, sticker shock in the dairy aisle, you name it. But consumers posted their most optimistic outlook since before the start of the Great Recession.
NEW YORK (AP) - Falling oil prices hardly seem to be bothering the two biggest U.S. oil companies, but things could get tougher in the coming months.