- Energy costs boosted US consumer spending in Jan. Updated: Mar-03-14 11:44 am
- Estimated Q4 economic growth rate cut to 2.4 pct. Updated: Feb-28-14 11:55 am
- Winter storms are threatening to chill US economy Updated: Feb-13-14 4:17 pm
- US economy may be stuck in slow lane for long run Updated: Feb-09-14 12:09 pm
WASHINGTON - Americans spent more in January, but the increase came from a surge in spending on heating bills during the harsh winter. Spending in areas such as autos and clothing declined.
WASHINGTON - The U.S. economy grew at a 2.4 percent annual rate last quarter, sharply less than first thought, in part because consumers didn't spend as much as initially estimated.
WASHINGTON - The winter storms barreling across much of the United States are undercutting the nation's economy just when signs of stronger growth had begun to emerge.
WASHINGTON - In the 4½ years since the Great Recession ended, millions of Americans who have gone without jobs or raises have found themselves wondering something about the economic recovery: