The FINANCIAL -- Lenovo took the top spot from Apple in the PC market (desktops, notebooks and tablets) in Q2 2015. Apple had held the lead since Q3 2014. Lenovo shipped just under 16.0 million PCs, some 240,000 more than Apple, giving it a 15% market share. The worldwide PC market fell 12% annually to 109.2 million units, with double-digit percentage declines affecting desktop, notebook and ...

The FINANCIAL -- Gallup's Economic Confidence Index declined to an average of -12 in July from -8 in June. This is the lowest monthly average since last October, and is a noticeable departure from ...

The FINANCIAL -- Americans are more likely to say they actively try to avoid including soda or pop in their diet than 14 other foods, including sugar and fat. At least six in 10 U.S. adults say they ...

The FINANCIAL -- Americans' daily self-reports of spending averaged $91 in July, similar to June and essentially unchanged from monthly figures since April. The latest spending average is slightly ...

The FINANCIAL -- Despite the significant public attention on confrontations between black citizens and police in Missouri, Maryland and New York over the past year, blacks in 2015 express virtually ...

The FINANCIAL -- According to the International Data Corporation (IDC) Worldwide Quarterly Workstation Tracker, certified mobile workstations continued to show stronger growth in the second quarter ...

The FINANCIAL -- The U.S. Payroll to Population employment rate (P2P), as measured by Gallup, was 45.5% in July. This is unchanged from the previous month, and the highest rate Gallup has measured ...

The FINANCIAL -- Just ahead of the first official Republican debate of the 2016 presidential campaign, Republicans give Marco Rubio and Scott Walker the highest net favorable ratings among any of the ...

The FINANCIAL -- While President Barack Obama's recent visit to Africa rekindled the debate over whether the U.S. or China exerts more influence there, findings from 11 African countries reveal that ...

The FINANCIAL -- Gallup's U.S. Job Creation Index maintained its record high of +32 in July for the third month in a row. This score is based on 43% of workers saying their employer is hiring workers ...

The FINANCIAL -- Americans' satisfaction with the way blacks are treated has declined to a new low in Gallup's 15-year trend, now at 49%. This is a sharp drop from two years ago, when 62% were ...