Despite lower gas prices padding Americans' wallets, McDonald's U.S. franchisees forecast negative trends to continue.
Economists had expected core retail sales to rise last month. They fell.
Factory activity is shrinking in China, euro zone business growth remains weak and emerging market giant Russia is in a spiraling currency crisis.
Retailers nationwide reported a brisk jump in November sales and optimism about the holiday season.
There are several reasons why America's millionaires are an increasingly confident bunch.
Nine out of 10 companies plan to throw holiday parties in 2014, a survey shows, up from previous years.
In case you missed it, the U.S. economy is picking up speed.
U.S. employers added the largest number of workers in nearly three years in November and wage gains picked up.
The good thing about not being sure of anything, is that everything becomes possible.
The economy is picking up again, and most businesses are on stronger ground. That usually leads to one thing.
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A drop under $3 per gallon probably isn't enough to offset the rising cost of food.
Slowing global demand could undercut economic growth in the final three months of the year.
We get it. There's plenty of reasons to drive straight past the polls next week. But isn't voting important, no matter what?
A 14-year low on jobless claims reinforced expectations that slack in the labor market was being reduced.