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U.S. Consumers Spend Big in November

U.S. consumer spending posted its largest increase in five months in November, the latest suggestion of sustained strength in the economy as the year winds down.

Do U.S. Stocks Have Room to Rise?

The S&P 500 may have clocked up gains of more than 27 percent this year, but some analysts believe U.S. stocks still have more room to rise.

Consumer Confidence Falls to 7-Month Low

Consumer confidence in the economy fell in November to the lowest level in seven months, as Americans expressed more concerns about hiring and pay increases.

Will 2014 Be a Great Year for Stocks?

Investment professionals are optimistic about gains in the stock market next year, but investors shouldn't expect 2013's outsized gains will be repeated.