Asian, European shares rise on hopes congressional leaders would reach a deal to avoid the fiscal cliff.
News Corp. dabbles in M&A, housing data lift Lennar, and Green Mountain finds a new CEO. Tiffany and Ann will report Q3 earnings.
If shoppers are standing on line for TVs, tablets and jewelry, they're wasting time and money.
The high-end consumers are about as sanguine as we have them in quite some time.
This luxury company was a diamond in a rough Q3 earnings streak.
Forget the conspiracy theories about rigged data. The latest jobs numbers are bullish for retailers and consumer products companies.
Demand in the world's most populous country declines for the first time in three years, prompting the sports apparel maker to slash prices.
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