Consumer Confidence News
Cokie Roberts Provides Some Context for The First Presidential Debate
ABC News' Cokie Roberts joins the conversation to talk about presidential debates through history and how the candidates stack up.
Focus On Donald Trump's Business Chops Ahead of RNC's 'Make America Work Again' Night
Donald Trump is betting big on his business experience in hopes of getting voters to believe he can “Make America Work Again.” That’s the theme of the Republican National Convention ’s slate of speakers tonight, and a handful of people near the entrance to the Quicken Loans Arena think he’ll be
Markets Recover Slightly but Brexit Concerns Remain
Jobs, companies and markets could continue to be impacted in the United States as long as uncertainty remains in Europe.
Why the Fear of Fed Interest Rate Increases Makes Little Sense
Based on what financial talking heads are saying, you’d think that rising interest rates would be something of an Armageddon for the stock market. You can’t turn on the tube or open up a newspaper financial section without seeing a stream of speculation about when the Federal Reserve Board will
Obama Regains Majority Job Approval; Most See GOP Infighting as Dysfunction (POLL)
More than half of Americans in a new ABC News/Washington Post poll approve of Barack Obama’s job performance, a first in nearly two and a half years. That compares with 71 percent disapproval of the Republicans in Congress, with six in 10 calling their struggle to select a new House speaker a sign
Obama Discusses Syria, Gun Violence in Presidential News Conference
The president spoke on a wide range of issues after saying farewell to Education Secretary Arne Duncan.
Labor Day Deals: The Best Bargains and End-of-Summer Sales
Gas prices are low and consumer confidence is high, meaning a lot of Americans are hitting the road to go shopping. ABC News’ Becky Worley mapped out the best deals to help you steer clear of some buying pitfalls. Let’s start with buying a car. “Auto dealers are always trying to clear out their
Check Out These Labor Day Deals
The holiday weekend is here, which means big bargains and huge end-of-summer deals.
Dow Closes Up More Than 600 Points, Snapping Losing Streak
After a six-day losing streak, U.S. stocks surged today, helping to reverse some of the $500 billion in losses that were suffered. The Dow Jones Industrial Average closed up about 619 points, or 4 percent, while the S&P 500 jumped about 3.9 percent, the index's biggest rally since November 2011, at
Dow Loses Gains Following Morning Surge
A day after U.S. stocks had their worst day in four years, the major stock indices closer lower after a surge in the morning. On Monday, the Dow Jones industrial average closed lower by more than 588 points lower at the closing bell, down about 3.6 percent. This morning, the Dow jumped about 2.2