Sales of Existing U.S. Homes Climb to 2009 High: Economy - Bloomberg

Sales of previously owned U.S. homes climbed in April to the highest level in more than three years even as the market remained constrained by […]

US consumer borrowing up $18.2B in February

Americans borrowed more in February to buy cars and attend school, but were more careful with their credit cards.
The Federal Reserve said Friday that consumer […]

Shirakawa

After five years running the Bank of Japan (8301), Masaaki Shirakawa will get a cash bonus of as much as 29.6 million yen ($311,000) or […]

Facebook wants you to pay $7 to promote your posts

Is that cat photo you posted on Facebook not resonating? A new feature the company is testing out lets you push Fluffy to the […]

Now online: Cheap ammo

Everybody goes online looking for bargains, and people shopping for ammunition are no different. Web sites like BulkAmmo.com, AmmunitionToGo.com and CheaperThanDirt.com are thriving by […]

Get ready to pay sales tax on Amazon

Attention Amazon shoppers: Be prepared to pay more when you purchase goods, depending on where you live.
The online retail giant will start charging sales […]

Mortgage-debt forgiveness preventing foreclosures

Reducing the amount struggling homeowners owe on their mortgages is proving to be a more effective way to prevent foreclosures than other methods, such […]

Manufacturing in Philadelphia Region Shrinks at Faster Pace - Bloomberg

Manufacturing in the Philadelphia region shrank in June at the fastest pace in almost a year, showing the global economic slowdown is holding factories back. […]

Japan Picks Stimulus Advocates for BOJ as Lawmakers Urge Action - Bloomberg

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Consumer Spending, Incomes in U.S. Increased in April - Bloomberg

U.S. consumer spending rose in April, a sign that households are supporting the economy as the labor market seeks to gain momentum.
Purchases increased 0.3 […]