Long before she blasted to stardom on "American Idol" and "Dreamgirls," Jennifer Hudson sang on a cruise ship. The singer said she would do it again - this time as headliner for a new concert series on Carnival Cruise Lines called Carnival Live.
Behind the slump in consumer spending Financial markets are at or near record highs, but consumer spending in April was flat. At the same time, Americans are saving money and paying down their credit card debt. What does this mean for the economy?