Investors got an early Christmas present Wednesday when the Federal Reserve maintained its pledge--in slightly different wording--to keep interest rates low.
History suggests that markets shouldn't be afraid of higher interest rates -- and should even embrace them.
This is what the impact of lower gas prices looks like on consumer spending. But the economy overall is slowing a bit this quarter.
Third-quarter GDP rose at an annual rate of 3.9%, the Commerce Department said. The news shows the economy is improving and the Christmas shopping season will likely be strong.
With a shriveling work force, America needs young workers. And those new workers will boost the economy.
Housing construction is finally showing signs of recovery, but not because more Americans are buying homes.
Standard & Poor's didn't get it wrong. It just pointed out that Twitter bonds pose a fair amount of risk for little reward. Here's how to do better.
Looking for the impact of lower gas prices? It's in the monthly retail sales report, as October sales rose 0.3%
Full employment is nearly here, but there's one unanswered question that matters most to Americans: When will wages begin rising again?
Strictly by the math, private-sector hiring points to a dip in unemployment to 5.8%.