VIENNA - In one of its most critical sessions in years, the Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC) meets Thursday to seek a compromise on cutting production to stem falling oil prices.
Consumer confidence climbed to a more than seven-year high in November as Americans' views of their financial well-being improved heading into the holiday shopping season.
U.S. consumers picked up spending by a modest amount in October, a slight improvement after no gain at all in the previous month. (Photo: Matt Rourke / AP).
A pedestrian walks by a now hiring sign posted in the window of a business on November 7, 2014 in San Rafael, California. According to a U.S.
In this Nov. 11, 2014 photo, 2015 Ford F-150 trucks are produced at the Dearborn Truck Plant in Dearborn, Mich. The Commerce Department releases durable goods for October on Wednesday, Nov. 26, 2014.