Existing home sales increased between June and July, with July sales 10.3% higher than they were just a year earlier, according to the National Association of Realtors.
U.S. stocks attempted a bounce for a second consecutive day on Thursday, amid continued signs of strength in the U.S. economy, following the recent plunge in global markets that sent the major averages into correction territory.
With Christmas still almost four months away, Walmart is looking to get a jump on the season by starting its holiday layaway tomorrow - two weeks earlier than last year.
WASHINGTON - U.S. consumer confidence rebounded in August to the strongest reading in seven months after having fallen sharply in July.
Luxury jeweler Tiffany & Co forecast a surprise decline in full-year profit and reported an unexpected fall in second-quarter sales as a strong dollar discouraged tourist spending in the United States and reduced the value of overseas sales.