Get out of bed and rub your eyes. Pinch yourself. Call the broker. Start making bets on Wall Street again.
CHICAGO, Dec. 16 (UPI) -- There is no shortage of holiday shoppers in U.S. stores but retailers say many consumers are just flirting with the merchandise under the glow of the holiday lights with no intention of taking it home.
With nods, winks and nudges, Republicans in Michigan assaulted their union member constituents on Tuesday.
Here's a concept: Stop Worrying and Love the Fiscal Cliff.
U.S. consumer spending is the economy's driving wheel, no question about it.
CHICAGO, Dec. 9 (UPI) -- U.S. retailers are raking in the cash this holiday season with the help of the collective shopping fervor stimulated by the marketing behind "Black Friday" and "Cyber Monday" deals.
Right-to-work has a nice ring to it from a sentimental point of view.
As expected, central banks in London and Frankfurt left their lending rates intact Thursday in the midst of recession No. 2 for the continent.
It seems President Barack Obama, with an election behind him, is still unable to sell his successes on the economic front.
There are 21 shopping days until Christmas and 27 days until the U.S. budget goes, potentially, over a fiscal cliff for lack of leadership in Washington.
A few economists lately suggested the "fiscal cliff" is, in fact, a fiscal slope -- and said politicians and the media are exaggerating the problem.
CHICAGO, Dec. 30 (UPI) -- Retailers are anticipating a jolly holiday as shoppers get off to a fast and early start to the holiday season.
"It's going to be a rough evening -- everybody saying a lot of pleasant things to each other."
Gold went the wrong direction Wednesday, at least as far as the standard logic goes, falling 1.5 percent to 1,721.60 per troy ounce.
Is it understood that China denies it is a currency manipulator? That seems like a fair question to ask.