The Lincoln Monument was a casualty of the last shutdown, in 2013.
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The 2013 shutdown offers some clues as to what the impact will be now after Republicans and Democrats failed to agree to a short-term spending deal.
Ding dong merrily on high, the Christmas tills are ringing.
It might seem ridiculously early, but you may wish to heed the benefits of starting your Christmas shopping early.
Uncertainty can be a drag on the economy.
New research shows uncertainty isn't the cause of slow economic growth. But that could change if the government isn't clearer about policies.
It’s important to know what consumers are thinking and feeling.
Economists have been tracking how consumers feel for decades now. But what does it all mean?
Is Black Friday still a thing?
While some pundits claim the much-hyped shopping day that follows our Thanksgiving feasts has lost its relevance, the reality is a lot more complicated, as four important facts show.
Viral marketing in the making.
John Lewis' Christmas ad is highly anticipated and guaranteed to get Britain spending.
It was a red day on Wall Street Monday.
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Perhaps the world's most famous index dropped 1,000 points in a matter of minutes Monday as part of an ongoing global stocks sell-off. What does that mean for you and me?