The latest news on consumers
Monthly survey shows consumers' confidence in the economy is near a post-recession peak.
Less money spent at the pump means more to spend at the mall.
Dems want Obama to appoint Cordray during recess, but without GOP cooperation it won't be possible.
Recent White House Study claims two-thirds of credit card users don't understand their cards' terms.
Federal Reserve has more room to ease monetary policy
Retail sales are up, but economists don’t expect sustained improvement.
Washington has done little to help the industry that is the biggest weight on recovery.
Slow income growth led to more spending, less saving last month.
Fatigued by sustained unemployment and government gridlock, are Americans giving up?
Housing prices stayed level in August while confidence is at a two-and-a-half year low this month.