78
      Wednesday
      94 / 75
      Thursday
      93 / 73
      Friday
      90 / 75

      Is it time to celebrate an economic recovery?

      The Commerce Department released new numbers on Wednesday that show U.S. consumers spent at the fastest pace in five months despite higher Social Security taxes. The 1.1 percent increase means the economy is growing faster than expected.

      Ylan Mui, financial reporter for The Washington Post, discussed retail spending and other top business topics with Capital Insider.