Gas prices are the lowest they've been in four years. The highest US gas prices are in San Francisco, while commuters in one Southern city are paying just $2.73 a gallon.
Consumer spending in the U.S. unexpectedly dropped in September as incomes rose at the slowest pace of the year, indicating the economy will have difficulty sustaining a pickup in growth into the end of the year.
Drop the trick-or-treat bag and commence holiday shopping. That's the scenario retailers are hoping for this season, and they're using big sales starting November 1 to make it happen.
Attention java junkies: Starbucks wants to put you one step closer to your morning fix. The coffee retailer is planning to launch a food and beverage delivery service in select markets during the second half of next year, said the chain's CEO Howard Schultz on ...
WASHINGTON - Nothing scary in the latest monthly reading of consumer sentiment by the University of Michigan, which Friday registered the highest level since July 2007.