Headlines blared the revised GDP numbers were better than originally reported, but less focused on was the more ominous parts of the report, which revealed exports were significantly downwardly revised, and more important, consumer spending wasn't as ...
Once upon a time, Black Friday shopping actually took place on Friday. In recent years, retailers have pushed the envelope by offering deals as early as November 2, allowing consumers to start shopping ahead of the official holiday season kickoff.
Americans trying to get out of town for Thanksgiving face more intense screening, longer security lines and a scary global warning from the State Department - but many say fears of terrorism won't keep them grounded.
LONDON European stocks moved higher and oil prices reversed course and fell 1 percent on Wednesday as investors' concerns eased over the potential fallout of Turkey's shooting down of a Russian fighter jet.
(Adds Ukraine, Brussels comments, background). MOSCOW Nov 25 Russia's Gazprom said on Wednesday it was halting gas supplies to Ukraine until it makes a prepayment for supplies.