Consumer Confidence News
Chris Pratt Talks Holiday Shopping, His New Movie, 'Passengers'
The "Passengers" actor talks about his new role and answers a question from co-star Jennifer Lawrence.
Black Friday Deals Lift US Auto Sales in November
Black Friday deals and postelection confidence helped pull November U.S. auto sales out of their recent slump - and increased the chances that 2016 could set a record for new vehicle sales
US Factories Expanded for Third Straight Month in November
American factories expanded for the third straight month in November, another good sign for the American economy. The Institute for Supply Management says its manufacturing index came in at 53.2 last month, up from 51.9 in October and highest since June. Anything over 50 signals growth. New orders
Survey: US Businesses Add 216,000 Jobs, Most in 5 Months
U.S. companies added a solid 216,000 jobs in November, the most since June and evidence that the incoming Trump administration is inheriting a solid economy
For-profit colleges expect fortunes to improve under Trump BOSTON (AP) — After nearing collapse under the Obama administration, the for-profit college industry is celebrating Donald Trump's election as a chance for a rebound. As stock prices for some of the nation's largest college chains have
US Consumer Confidence Jumps to Highest Level in 9 Years
Despite tumultuous election, US consumer confidence at highest level in 9 years
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