"The 12 Days Of Christmas" Now Costs $34,363The slow recovery of the U.S. economy is continuing to keep the cost of Christmas -- or at least the gifts listed in the popular "The 12 Days of Christmas" song -- from spiraling out of control.
US Consumer Confidence Jumps To Highest Level In 9 YearsU.S. consumer confidence rebounded this month to the highest level in more than nine years as Americans appeared unfazed by a tumultuous election campaign.
US Home Sales Reach Strongest Pace In Nearly A DecadeAmericans bought homes in October at the fastest pace in nearly decade, helped out by low mortgage rates that have since started to climb following the presidential election of Donald Trump.
Stock Market Highs: S&P 500, Dow And Nasdaq Reach RecordsThe Standard & Poor's 500 index is closing at a record high, beating the mark it set in August.
For Some Low-Income Workers, Retirement Only A DreamStudies have found that about one-third of low-wage workers say they'll never be able to afford retirement. The problem is particularly acute among minority women.
AAA Research Finds People Waste Money On Premium GasAutomobile club AAA says there's no sense paying a premium for premium gasoline if your car is designed to run on regular.
Economists Say Trump's Plan Is ImpossibleFor the economic plan of Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump to succeed, it would have to overcome forces in the economy, leading even conservative economists to call it an improbable goal.
Pending US Home Sales Strengthen In JulyMore Americans signed contracts to purchase homes in July, a sign that demand for home ownership remains strong despite a shortage of listings on the market.
Applications For US Unemployment Benefits FallFewer people sought U.S. unemployment benefits last week, evidence that layoffs are scarce and employers are likely hiring at a solid clip.
Clinton Attacks Trump's Economic ProposalAt a rally in Florida on Monday, Hillary Clinton said that the economic plans Donald Trump has outlined would push the country back into recession, warning that his plans benefit the rich and do little to create jobs or boost the economy.
Trump To Outline Economic Plan As He Seeks To Reverse SlideWith a speech Monday to the prestigious Detroit Economic Club, the Republican presidential nominee seeks to reset his campaign and delve into a subject that is seen as one of his strengths.
US GDP Grows Only 1.2 Percent In Second QuarterGrowth in the U.S. economy was sluggish again in the spring, dashing expectations for a robust rebound after a tough winter.