News Articles for "Consumer Spending Drives"
Dow notches ninth gain in a row, longest since '96
The Dow Jones industrial average notched its ninth gain in a row, giving the index its longest winning streak in more than sixteen years. The index edged ...read more
US futures rise after retail report
Stock futures erased early losses Wednesday after government data revealed a surprisingly resilient American consumer that was barely slowed by the sting ...read more
Buying stocks now may be less risky than you think
Is it too late? If you've stayed out of stocks recently, you might be worried that you've missed your chance to get back in. After all, they must be expen...read more
US adds 236K jobs, unemployment falls to 7.7 pct.
A burst of hiring last month added 236,000 U.S. jobs and reduced the unemployment rate to 7.7 percent from 7.9 percent in January. The robust gains sugges...read more