By Ruth Mantell, MarketWatch
WASHINGTON (MarketWatch) -- Here's some good employment news for one of the recession's hardest hit groups: The jobless rate for construction workers is getting closer to pre-meltdown levels, according to government data released Friday.
The SPDR Consumer Discretionary Select Sector ETF (XLY) fell into correction territory in early trade Wednesday, before paring losses, after weak retail sales data sparked worries about a slowdown in consumer spending.
Networks, Inc. (“Limelight”) (Nasdaq:LLNW), a global leader
in digital content delivery, today announced its first annual Consumer
Gaming Trends report, which explores global trends in
consumer video gaming and the video game industry.
By Barbara Kollmeyer, MarketWatch Best Buy, Home Depot, Dollar General to benefit
MADRID (MarketWatch) -- Gas prices are now cheaper than a gallon of milk in most places and the trickle-down effect on discretionary spending should be good news for Home Depot Inc. and a handful of other companies.
2014 AutoPartsWarehouse.com DIY Auto Repair Survey Highlights: - 33% of DIYers report saving $1,000+ - 48% working on 10+ year-old vehicles
- 80% say easy access to parts online making them more likely to DIY - 94% continue to DIY their vehicles in spite of improved finances - 55% of women DIYers report doing more DIY this year CARSON, Calif.
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