Lackluster consumer, business spending may slow US growth in final months of 2014
US stock indexes inch upward to reach record highs; Analog Devices gains on strong results
Calendar of major business events scheduled for Thursday
US stocks hold near record after a batch of mixed economic reports; Deere drops on outlook
US agency threatens fines, legal action against air bag maker for balking at national recall
US consumer sentiment rises to 7-year high on greater optimism about income, spending
Despite positive economic signs, holiday shoppers will only spend if they get big discounts
Orders to U.S. factories for long-lasting manufactured goods rose in October, but a key category that tracks business investment plans declined sharply for a second straight month.