If you add up the value of every house on every street in every town in the United States, you come up with a very big number -- $29.6 trillion, to be exact.
WASHINGTON The U.S. Congress taking office on Tuesday remains almost as overwhelmingly Christian as it was in the 1960s even while the share of American adults who call themselves Christians has dropped, according to Pew Research Center analysis.
Young people have the best intentions when it comes to handing their money in 2017. But the question of whether or not they will follow through remains open.
WASHINGTON The U.S. prison population fell the most in almost four decades to 1.53 million inmates in 2015, resulting in the lowest rate of incarceration in a generation, the Department of Justice said on Thursday.
U.S. shale drillers are set to ramp up spending on exploration and production next year as recovering oil prices prompt banks to extend credit lines for the first time in two years.
CHICAGO A jump in consumer spending in the final stretch of December significantly offset a slow start to the U.S. holiday shopping season, and is likely to help many retailers beat sales forecasts, industry research groups said on Tuesday.
Big money holiday parties are back on in New York, but that doesn't mean workers across the U.S. are heading off to swank clubs with free-flowing scotch and dancing girls dressed like glowing angels.
While our retirement accounts are running on fumes and the majority of us can't pull together enough cash to pay for an emergency expense, there is one area where Americans excel at saving: their vacation days.
WASHINGTON U.S. home resales unexpectedly rose in November, reaching their highest level in nearly 10 years, likely as buyers rushed into the market to lock in mortgage rates in anticipation of further increases in borrowing costs.
Christmas: Not just for Christians anymore. Some 81 percent of non-Christians in the United States celebrate the holiday, according to the Pew Research Group. This would include 76 percent of Asian-American Buddhists and 73 percent of Hindus. About 32 percent of U.S. Jews have a Christmas trees in their homes.