In this Wednesday, Oct. 29, 2014 photo, gas station prices are posted for passing motorists in Augusta, Ga. The U.S. is on track for the lowest annual average gas price since 2010 _ and the 2015 average is expected to be lower even still.
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. consumer spending fell for the first time in eight months in September, suggesting the economy lost some momentum heading into the fourth quarter.
NEW YORK ( TheStreet) -- Wall Street took executives at Starbucks (SBUX) to task for slowing U.S. same-store sales growth in the third quarter and a weaker earnings outlook than the company shared three months ago.
WASHINGTON (MarketWatch) - Consumers ended October the perkiest they've been in more than seven years, thanks to rosier economic expectations, according to a report released Friday.
ExxonMobil Corp. profits rose 3 percent in the third quarter as strong refining performance offset lower revenues from falling oil prices and production.