They skipped the slump. Do these niche stores offer lessons for mainstream retailers?
Camp grounds and tent cities become permanent addresses.
The Leading Economic Index rose for the fourth straight month, according to data released Thursday. It indicates that the recession is fading, but some analysts say the recovery will be weak.
Provisions in a new consumer-protection law take effect Thursday. Phase 2 kicks in next February.
How the balance of power has shifted between the Republicans and Democrats.
The decline in Americans' household wealth has led to uncertainty about how strong the economic recovery will be. The uncertainty is visible in the Dow's fluctuations – such as a drop of nearly 200 points Monday morning.