U.S. consumer sentiment surged in December as Americans' outlook on the economy and job prospects improved, a survey released on Friday showed.
NEW YORK (TheStreet) -- Sears Holding SHLD said Friday it plans to spin off Lands' End clothing business as the struggling retailer sheds assets amid slumping sales and dwindling cash reserves.
Ty Wright/Bloomberg. Shoppers at the Easton Towne Center in Columbus, Ohio. Consumer spending in the U.S. rose more than forecast in October, a sign the biggest part of the economy is gaining momentum from a firming employment.
SHANGHAI - Shanghai authorities ordered schoolchildren indoors and halted all construction Friday as China's financial hub suffered one of its worst bouts of air pollution, bringing visibility down to a few dozen meters, delaying flights and obscuring the city's ...
The dollar was mixed against its peers Friday, rising against the yen but falling against other currencies, after stronger-than-expected jobs data wasn't enough to convince investors that a rollback of the Federal Reserve's economic stimulus policy is imminent.