WASHINGTON - U.S. consumer spending fell in July, with a drop in auto purchases accounting for most of the weakness. Income growth also slowed.
NEW YORK (MarketWatch)�U.S. stocks closed with modest gains Friday in light trading, building on weekly and monthly advances, as largely upbeat U.S.
PORTLAND, Ore. (TheStreet) -- Burger King (BKW) bought Tim Hortons for a lot of reasons, but the one that affects consumers most is likely the weakest.
RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) - Brazil's economy, once an emerging-market darling, fell into recession, according to government data released Friday, as millions of new middle class citizens tightened their belts and further dampened a credit-driven spending spree.
Uber, Lyft, and similar car-sharing services are facing a raft of proposed regulations. The companies have earned devoted followings since their smartphone-ordered rides first hit the scene.