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  • Consumers not letting Ebola or other fears hurt outlook

    The scary stuff is out there shaky days a few weeks ago on Wall Street, Ebola, sticker shock in the dairy aisle, you name it. But consumers posted their most optimistic outlook since before the start of the Great Recession.
  • Consumer spending drops in September as income growth slows

    Americans unexpectedly tightened their purse strings a bit in September, sending consumer spending to its first drop in eight months, as income growth slowed, the Commerce Department said Friday. Consumer spending declined 0.2% after a jump of 0.5% in...

    Gas prices hit $3 mark

    Gas prices hit $3 mark
    It's back — $3 gasoline. The average price nationwide for a gallon of gasoline hit $3 Friday, according to, a website that tracks gas prices. And by Monday, it likely will begin with the number 2 for the first time since late 2010,...

    Japan's central bank shocks markets with more easing as inflation slows

    TOKYO (Reuters) - The Bank of Japan shocked global financial markets on Friday by expanding its massive stimulus spending in a stark admission that economic growth and inflation have not picked up as much as expected after a sales tax hike in April....

    BOJ cuts GDP forecast and trims price outlook

    TOKYO (Reuters) - The Bank of Japan cut in half its economic forecast for the current fiscal year on Friday after demand weakened in the wake of a sales tax hike in April. The BOJ also slightly lowered its CPI forecast for fiscal 2014 and fiscal 2015,...