News tagged with consumer spending

US futures mixed after US growth report

(AP)—Stock futures were mixed but recovered from sharp declines Friday after the government reported that economic growth during the third quarter was slightly better than expected thanks in part to stronger ...

dateOct 26, 2012 in Business
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Cyber Monday sales reach record levels

American consumers spent more than a billion dollars a day last week during a three-day online sales period, which started with "Cyber Monday," a monitoring firm reported.

dateDec 05, 2011 in Business
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Record US holiday spending on gadgets: CEA

Americans will spend a record amount on consumer electronics this holiday season, devoting nearly a third of their gift budget to gadgets, the Consumer Electronics Association (CEA) said Tuesday.

dateOct 19, 2010 in Business
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