Starbucks Corporation ended its 2014 fiscal year on a high note, as the company reported an increase of 5% in the global comparable store sales in the fourth quarter, marking the 19th consecutive quarter with above 5% comparable store sales. The Seattle ...
WASHINGTON, Oct 31 (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.
HOUSTON - Exxon Mobil and Chevron, the two largest American oil companies, reported surprisingly strong quarterly earnings on Friday.
For the first time in almost four years, U.S. drivers are paying less than $3 a gallon at the pump. Retail gasoline prices will average less than $3 a gallon today, Heathrow, Florida-based motoring group AAA said in a statement.
Look out -- the U.S. consumer is back. It took about six years after the devastating financial recession hit, but most Americans appear to be finally feeling better about the economy and the future.