Most car buyers have no idea that electric cars are on sale at all, Voelcker writes, so it's too early to declare the electric car a failure.
A recent survey from AutoRetailNet shows that 85 percent of Toyota dealers say the automaker was correct to kill production plans for its electric car, Gordon-Bloomfield writes.
The National Association of Home Builders' composite Housing Market Index rose to 41 while the "buyer traffic" index climbed to 35, a level not seen since April 2006.
Buy clothes based on off-season discounts, not based on need or want, Hamm writes.
Industrial production increased 0.41 percent since August 2012 and rose 2.81 percent above the level seen in September 2011, according to the Federal Reserve.
The hypothesis that Wisconsinites are “persuadable” and “up for grabs” in the presidential election is a reasonable one, Rogers writes, but one should not take that characterization as suggesting they are easily swayed by superficial things.
That number is the entire pool of financial assets in the United States, according to Joshua M. Brown. While many may not have enough to put away in a retirement account, those who can save, save in vast quantities, he writes.
Robert Reich sends his advice to President Obama in anticipation of his second debate with Mitt Romney.
Gleckman takes a closer look at a new analysis of tax reform by the Joint Committee on Taxation. His perspective may offer some relief to tax reformers.
Retail sales increased 1.1 percent in September, according to the US Census Bureau's latest nominal read of retail sales.