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Consumer spending is a bubble waiting to burst, market bear David Rosenberg warns - CNBC

Published: Wed, 21 Aug 2019 12:27:00 GMT

Consumer spending is a bubble waiting to burst, market bear David Rosenberg warns  CNBC

Wall Street is depending on strong consumer spending to help keep stocks afloat. But Gluskin Sheff's David Rosenberg warns the U.S. consumer is in a danger ...

Former OMB director says a halt in US consumer spending would bring on a recession - CNBC

Published: Wed, 21 Aug 2019 22:46:00 GMT

Former OMB director says a halt in US consumer spending would bring on a recession  CNBC

Jim Nussle, a former director of the Office of Management and Budget, told CNBC on Wednesday that a strong U.S. consumer is the only thing keeping the ...

Consumer spending jumps in July, beating expectations amid recession fears | TheHill - The Hill

Published: Thu, 15 Aug 2019 19:09:53 GMT

Consumer spending jumps in July, beating expectations amid recession fears | TheHill  The Hill

Consumer spending rose sharply last month, according to federal data released Thursday, a positive sign for the U.S. economy amid rising fears of a recession.

U.S. Consumer Spending Slowed Slightly in June - The Wall Street Journal

Published: Tue, 30 Jul 2019 07:00:00 GMT

U.S. Consumer Spending Slowed Slightly in June  The Wall Street Journal

Americans' spending moderated slightly in June but remained strong, a sign that high consumer confidence and low unemployment continue to fuel economic ...

Is Trump relying on American consumers to save the economy from recession? - Los Angeles Times

Published: Sat, 24 Aug 2019 01:55:00 GMT

Is Trump relying on American consumers to save the economy from recession?  Los Angeles Times

As President Trump considers tax cuts and other ways to bolster a weakening economy and his reelection prospects, the financial wild card may be the ...

Consumer Spending Will Keep the Economy in 'Good Shape,' Bank of America CEO Says Despite Recession Concerns - Newsweek

Published: Wed, 21 Aug 2019 16:34:09 GMT

Consumer Spending Will Keep the Economy in 'Good Shape,' Bank of America CEO Says Despite Recession Concerns  Newsweek

"The underlying consumer is doing well and making more money. More importantly, they're spending more money."

Can consumer spending “save” the economy? - Marketplace APM

Published: Tue, 20 Aug 2019 22:39:17 GMT

Can consumer spending “save” the economy?  Marketplace APM

While several economic indicators are signalling a coming slowdown, consumer spending remains high. Will it be enough to avoid a recession?

Is a recession coming? Here's how to tell - CNN

Published: Wed, 21 Aug 2019 13:18:00 GMT

Is a recession coming? Here's how to tell  CNN

Warning bells are going off about a possible recession in America, perhaps in time for the 2020 election. The key to whether the US economy keeps growing or ...

A Recession Seems Unlikely When Consumer Spending Is This Strong - Barron's

Published: Thu, 15 Aug 2019 07:00:00 GMT

A Recession Seems Unlikely When Consumer Spending Is This Strong  Barron's

The U.S. yield curve may be signaling recession, but the latest data on American consumer spending at retailers, bars, and restaurants suggest the economy is ...

Strong consumer spending vs. weak business investment: What really matters for the US economy - CNBC

Published: Fri, 26 Jul 2019 07:00:00 GMT

Strong consumer spending vs. weak business investment: What really matters for the US economy  CNBC

U.S. consumer spending, the biggest part of the economy, saved the day for the record-long expansion, but a big decline in business investments raised ...

Strong Consumer Spending Supports Steady Growth in the Second Quarter of 2019 - The White House

Published: Fri, 26 Jul 2019 07:00:00 GMT

Strong Consumer Spending Supports Steady Growth in the Second Quarter of 2019  The White House

Real GDP grew above market expectations in the second quarter of 2019, according to the advance estimate released this morning from the Bureau of ...

The American consumer is strong, but it takes more than that to be a successful retailer today - CNBC

Published: Mon, 19 Aug 2019 12:15:00 GMT

The American consumer is strong, but it takes more than that to be a successful retailer today  CNBC

Macy's CEO Jeff Gennette calls it noise, and says it's making it difficult to gauge the true strength of the U.S. economy and the American consumer. “There is a lot ...

US retail sales beat estimates to show strong consumer spending - Financial Times

Published: Thu, 15 Aug 2019 07:00:00 GMT

US retail sales beat estimates to show strong consumer spending  Financial Times

US retail sales jumped by the most in four months in July, indicating that consumer spending remains robust and partly soothing fears over the health of the ...

U.S. economy slows in Q2; consumer spending accelerates - Nasdaq

Published: Fri, 26 Jul 2019 07:00:00 GMT

U.S. economy slows in Q2; consumer spending accelerates  Nasdaq

By Lucia Mutikani. WASHINGTON, July 26 (Reuters) - U.S. economic growth slowed less than expected in the second quarter as a surge in consumer spending ...

Retail Weakness & Consumer Spending - Yahoo Finance

Published: Wed, 14 Aug 2019 07:00:00 GMT

Retail Weakness & Consumer Spending  Yahoo Finance

Note: The following is an excerpt from this week's Earnings Trends report. You can access the full report that contains detailed historical actual and estimates for ...

Restaurant spending set to hit high in 2019 as consumers spend more of their budget on dining out - CNBC

Published: Mon, 19 Aug 2019 17:30:00 GMT

Restaurant spending set to hit high in 2019 as consumers spend more of their budget on dining out  CNBC

A strong jobs market and tax cuts are helping to bolster consumer spending at restaurants. The National Restaurant Association projects overall industry sales ...

Strong Consumer Spending Allays Recessionary Fears: 5 Picks - Yahoo Finance

Published: Fri, 16 Aug 2019 13:05:00 GMT

Strong Consumer Spending Allays Recessionary Fears: 5 Picks  Yahoo Finance

Strong consumer spending indicates that the U.S. economy, which is currently in its record 11th year of expansion, will maintain momentum.

Execs starting to worry about tariffs' effects on consumers - Richmond Register

Published: Fri, 23 Aug 2019 14:44:00 GMT

Execs starting to worry about tariffs' effects on consumers  Richmond Register

Americans continue to shop, vacation and buy cars at a brisk clip. But corporate America is starting to worry out loud that President Donald Trump's tariffs will ...

Strong Consumer Spending Powers GDP Growth: 5 Winners - Yahoo Finance

Published: Mon, 29 Jul 2019 07:00:00 GMT

Strong Consumer Spending Powers GDP Growth: 5 Winners  Yahoo Finance

Consumer spending grows at an annualized rate of 4.3% in the second quarter, and registers fastest growth rate since fourth-quarter 2017. It also marks the fifth ...

US has 501000 fewer jobs than first reported, suggesting consumer spending slide - The Japan Times

Published: Wed, 21 Aug 2019 21:57:00 GMT

US has 501000 fewer jobs than first reported, suggesting consumer spending slide  The Japan Times

The U.S. job market isn't quite as strong as originally believed — with revised figures showing that the economy had 501000 fewer total jobs this March th.

Consumer spending to weaken further as trade war tensions rise - South China Morning Post

Published: Mon, 12 Aug 2019 07:00:00 GMT

Consumer spending to weaken further as trade war tensions rise  South China Morning Post

Chinese consumer spending is likely to slow for the rest of the year as a result of the uncertainty created by trade tensions with the United States, analysts said.

GDP Slows, but Consumer Spending Dashes Fears of Recession - Yahoo Finance

Published: Sat, 27 Jul 2019 07:00:00 GMT

GDP Slows, but Consumer Spending Dashes Fears of Recession  Yahoo Finance

While the Trump administration continues to blame seven rate hikes for the slowdown in the economy, and executives have grown worried about the ...

NRF: July Retail Sales Up, But Spending Could Slow - Total Retail

Published: Thu, 15 Aug 2019 17:04:14 GMT

NRF: July Retail Sales Up, But Spending Could Slow  Total Retail

The National Retail Federation (NRF) today announced that retail sales — excluding automobile dealers, gasoline stations and restaurants — were up 0.9 ...

Consumer spending up in June as incomes also gain, Commerce Dept. reports - The Washington Post

Published: Tue, 30 Jul 2019 07:00:00 GMT

Consumer spending up in June as incomes also gain, Commerce Dept. reports  The Washington Post

Consumer spending rose a healthy 0.3 percent in June, slightly below the strong gains of the past three months, while incomes turned in a solid 0.4 percent gain ...

GDP rises 2.1% in second quarter, boosted by consumer spending - HousingWire

Published: Fri, 26 Jul 2019 07:00:00 GMT

GDP rises 2.1% in second quarter, boosted by consumer spending  HousingWire

Real GDP increased at an annual rate of 2.1% in the second quarter, compared with a gain of 3.1% in the first quarter, according to the advanced estimate from ...

Home Depot stock rises on better-than-expected profits even as the company lowers outlook on tariff worries - CNBC

Published: Tue, 20 Aug 2019 09:23:00 GMT

Home Depot stock rises on better-than-expected profits even as the company lowers outlook on tariff worries  CNBC

Home Depot shares climbed more than 4.5% Tuesday after the retailer released a mixed earnings report that didn't appear to haunt investors. Home Depot's ...

5 Top Consumer Spending Trends in Grocery - Progressive Grocer

Published: Mon, 29 Jul 2019 07:00:00 GMT

5 Top Consumer Spending Trends in Grocery  Progressive Grocer

Nielsen has released its "Total Consumer Report" (July 2019), which provides top trends and market predictions for the industry. The market research firm is ...

Economy Week Ahead: Consumer Spending, Manufacturing, Jobs and Trade - The Wall Street Journal

Published: Sun, 28 Jul 2019 07:00:00 GMT

Economy Week Ahead: Consumer Spending, Manufacturing, Jobs and Trade  The Wall Street Journal

In the week ahead, the U.S. will see consumer spending, manufacturing, jobs and trade data. China will release *fresh* trade figures.

U.S. Stocks Stabilize on Strong Retail-Sales Data - The Wall Street Journal

Published: Thu, 15 Aug 2019 20:40:00 GMT

U.S. Stocks Stabilize on Strong Retail-Sales Data  The Wall Street Journal

U.S. stocks advanced Thursday as upbeat data on Americans' spending habits helped to ease investors' fears about a possible recession. The latest retail sales ...

The White House is reportedly eyeing a payroll tax cut to keep consumers spending amid Trump's tariff hikes - The Week

Published: Tue, 20 Aug 2019 05:42:02 GMT

The White House is reportedly eyeing a payroll tax cut to keep consumers spending amid Trump's tariff hikes  The Week

President Trump's next round of tariffs on Chinese imports will raise the average trade war cost for U.S. households to $1,000 per year, from $600, because the ...

Consumers are America's not so secret weapon to keep economy afloat, but they can't save the world - CNBC

Published: Wed, 14 Aug 2019 07:00:00 GMT

Consumers are America's not so secret weapon to keep economy afloat, but they can't save the world  CNBC

With markets reeling from recession fears, the world is watching the so far resilient U.S. consumer, now in the strongest position since before the financial crisis.

U.S. Shoppers Splurge in Face of Global Headwinds - The Wall Street Journal

Published: Thu, 15 Aug 2019 20:08:00 GMT

U.S. Shoppers Splurge in Face of Global Headwinds  The Wall Street Journal

WASHINGTON—American shoppers gave the U.S. economy a boost in July, countering manufacturing-sector weakness, while Wall Street continued to have ...

Target earnings tip strong consumer spending - Seeking Alpha

Published: Wed, 21 Aug 2019 11:50:00 GMT

Target earnings tip strong consumer spending  Seeking Alpha

The retail sector got a jolt of energy this morning when Target sailed past Q2 estimates and raised its full-year profit guidance. The strong read on consu.

Fear Factor for U.S. Consumer Is Rising, Fueling Recession Risk - Bloomberg

Published: Sat, 17 Aug 2019 09:00:00 GMT

Fear Factor for U.S. Consumer Is Rising, Fueling Recession Risk  Bloomberg

If self-reinforcing recession fears are the greatest risk to the record-long U.S. expansion, as posited by Bank of America Corp. Chief Executive Officer Brian ...

Higher consumer spending helps Mastercard beat quarterly profit estimates - Reuters

Published: Tue, 30 Jul 2019 07:00:00 GMT

Higher consumer spending helps Mastercard beat quarterly profit estimates  Reuters

Mastercard Inc on Tuesday beat Wall Street estimates for quarterly profit, as a robust economy encouraged customers to spend more, boosting fee income for ...

U.S. Stock ETFs Strengthen on Confidence in Consumer Spending - ETF Trends

Published: Wed, 21 Aug 2019 18:22:00 GMT

U.S. Stock ETFs Strengthen on Confidence in Consumer Spending  ETF Trends

U.S. markets and stock ETFs climbed Wednesday as strong earnings numbers out of the retail segment helped mitigate fears of a slowing economy.

Has Christmas Come Early For The Economy? Consumers And Investors Seem To Think So - Forbes

Published: Tue, 20 Aug 2019 12:00:04 GMT

Has Christmas Come Early For The Economy? Consumers And Investors Seem To Think So  Forbes

For investors, it seems like Christmas has come every day this year, as equity indices are near all-time highs and the United States is enjoying its longest ...

Corporate earnings show trade war straining US economy as companies lean on shoppers to prop up profits - CNBC

Published: Thu, 22 Aug 2019 11:56:00 GMT

Corporate earnings show trade war straining US economy as companies lean on shoppers to prop up profits  CNBC

Looking for reasons to be optimistic about the U.S. economy? Try the aisles of Target. Target's stock soared more than 20% to a record $103 a share on ...

Dow Jones Industrial Average Gains as Retailers’ Stocks Surge - Barron's

Published: Wed, 21 Aug 2019 16:26:00 GMT

Dow Jones Industrial Average Gains as Retailers’ Stocks Surge  Barron's

Retail Rally. The three major U.S. stock market indexes got a boost from strong earnings from Target and Lowe's as investors wait for the minutes from the July ...

Stocks gain as consumer spending stays strong - Seeking Alpha

Published: Wed, 21 Aug 2019 16:34:00 GMT

Stocks gain as consumer spending stays strong  Seeking Alpha

Propelled by tech and consumer discretionary sectors, the three major U.S. stock averages hold onto their gains in midday trading as better-than-expected e.

Sales tax revenue lagging in Lincoln, even as consumer spending remains strong nationally - Lincoln Journal Star

Published: Sun, 28 Jul 2019 07:00:00 GMT

Sales tax revenue lagging in Lincoln, even as consumer spending remains strong nationally  Lincoln Journal Star

The city of Lincoln's largest funding source -- sales tax receipts -- ballooned in the last five years as the city grew, but that revenue stream seems to have slowed.

Retail sales surge in July in a reassuring sign for the U.S. economy - MarketWatch

Published: Thu, 15 Aug 2019 14:29:00 GMT

Retail sales surge in July in a reassuring sign for the U.S. economy  MarketWatch

Sales at U.S. retailers such as Amazon and Best Buy posted the biggest increase in July in four months, a sign Americans are still confident in the economy...

Powell Highlights Fed’s Limits. Trump Labels Him an ‘Enemy’ - The New York Times

Published: Fri, 23 Aug 2019 14:19:00 GMT

Powell Highlights Fed’s Limits. Trump Labels Him an ‘Enemy’  The New York Times

JACKSON, Wyo. — Jerome H. Powell, the Federal Reserve chair, kept future interest rate cuts squarely on the table on Friday but suggested that the central ...

Consumer Spending Update: Economic Confidence Steadies, Still Near All-Time Highs - Rasmussen Reports

Published: Fri, 09 Aug 2019 07:00:00 GMT

Consumer Spending Update: Economic Confidence Steadies, Still Near All-Time Highs  Rasmussen Reports

Friday, August 09, 2019. The Rasmussen Reports Economic Index dropped to 140.9 in August, down nearly four points from last month but still among 2019's ...

Weekly Economic Release Summary: Significant Change In Consumer Spending - Seeking Alpha

Published: Sat, 03 Aug 2019 07:00:00 GMT

Weekly Economic Release Summary: Significant Change In Consumer Spending  Seeking Alpha

GDP and Personal Income/Expenditures have been significantly revised which changed the trends. This post shows some of the more significant changes in ...

Here’s Why a Strong Economy Doesn’t Benefit All Consumers - WWD

Published: Fri, 02 Aug 2019 07:00:00 GMT

Here’s Why a Strong Economy Doesn’t Benefit All Consumers  WWD

Today's Labor Department report showed higher payroll numbers, which followed a report earlier this week from the Bureau of Economic Analysis that revealed ...

Investors Shrug Off China’s Slump, Count On Consumers to Spend, Spend, Spend - The Wall Street Journal

Published: Wed, 31 Jul 2019 07:00:00 GMT

Investors Shrug Off China’s Slump, Count On Consumers to Spend, Spend, Spend  The Wall Street Journal

Chinese alcohol, sportswear, travel and home-appliance stocks have scaled record highs, reflecting rising confidence about the outlook for consumer spending ...

NRF: July Retail Sales Up As Consumer Spending Gains - HomeWorld Business

Published: Fri, 16 Aug 2019 14:49:00 GMT

NRF: July Retail Sales Up As Consumer Spending Gains  HomeWorld Business

HomeWorld Business | Posts Retail sales were up 0.9% in July seasonally adjusted from June and up 5.6% unadjusted year-over-year, according to the ...

Amazon Prime Day Boosted Consumer Spending in July - WWD

Published: Thu, 15 Aug 2019 07:00:00 GMT

Amazon Prime Day Boosted Consumer Spending in July  WWD

Shoppers splurging on Amazon Prime Day deals last month helped boost consumer spending figures, government data showed.

Stocks say the consumer isn’t as strong as government data suggest - MarketWatch

Published: Thu, 22 Aug 2019 11:25:00 GMT

Stocks say the consumer isn’t as strong as government data suggest  MarketWatch

Investors shouldn't expect the consumer to keep propping up the economy and the stock market, as charts of the retail and consumer discretionary sectors...

I Hope the Fed Won't See This: Red-Hot Consumer Spending Powers GDP Growth - WOLF STREET

Published: Fri, 26 Jul 2019 07:00:00 GMT

I Hope the Fed Won't See This: Red-Hot Consumer Spending Powers GDP Growth  WOLF STREET

Revisions show the slowdown expected this year hit last year, and now is the rebound. If there's ever a time for the Fed to not cut already low interest rates, ...

Retail rally rips higher – five experts weigh in on what's next - CNBC

Published: Thu, 22 Aug 2019 20:43:00 GMT

Retail rally rips higher – five experts weigh in on what's next  CNBC

Retail has had a rip-roaring week. Five experts weigh in on what comes next for big-winner Nordstrom and the rest of the group.

P&G CFO: US consumer spending 'is tremendously strong' - Yahoo Finance

Published: Tue, 30 Jul 2019 07:00:00 GMT

P&G CFO: US consumer spending 'is tremendously strong'  Yahoo Finance

P&G CFO Jon Moeller weighs in on the consumer product giant's recent quarter with Yahoo Finance.

How Bad Is The U.S. Economy In 2019? - Forbes

Published: Thu, 15 Aug 2019 16:23:56 GMT

How Bad Is The U.S. Economy In 2019?  Forbes

The United States economy is growing moderately as of August 2019, though the yield curve is flashing red. We're not in recession now, but the outlook is better ...

Consumer spending up healthy 0.3% in June while incomes rise 0.4% for fourth consecutive month - WSB Atlanta

Published: Tue, 30 Jul 2019 07:00:00 GMT

Consumer spending up healthy 0.3% in June while incomes rise 0.4% for fourth consecutive month  WSB Atlanta

WASHINGTON (AP) - Consumer spending up healthy 0.3% in June while incomes rise 0.4% for fourth consecutive month.

William Blair Commentary - Economic Scorecard: Green Shoots Emerging - Yahoo Finance

Published: Fri, 23 Aug 2019 20:06:00 GMT

William Blair Commentary - Economic Scorecard: Green Shoots Emerging  Yahoo Finance

Our updated Macroeconomic Scorecard, a tool we use to inform our fundamental research, indicates that although growth has been weak, green shoots are ...

Economic Growth Comes from Consumer Saving, Not Spending - Foreign Policy Journal

Published: Tue, 30 Jul 2019 07:00:00 GMT

Economic Growth Comes from Consumer Saving, Not Spending  Foreign Policy Journal

The Federal Reserve's inflationary monetary policy perversely incentivizes consumer spending when what the economy needs for real growth is consumer ...

UK consumer spending growth 'falls to record low' - BBC News

Published: Tue, 06 Aug 2019 07:00:00 GMT

UK consumer spending growth 'falls to record low'  BBC News

July's hot weather failed to boost consumer spending in the UK which fell to a new low amid Brexit uncertainty and slow real wage growth. Average retail sales ...

Three Retail Earnings Reports to Watch (Hint: Consumers Are Still Spending) - TheStreet.com

Published: Tue, 20 Aug 2019 09:47:00 GMT

Three Retail Earnings Reports to Watch (Hint: Consumers Are Still Spending)  TheStreet.com

Looking for a solid pre-earnings stock pick-up? See why these three could or could not be the ones....HD.

Sovereign Debt, Consumer Spending and a Play on Cyberark: Market Recon - TheStreet.com

Published: Thu, 08 Aug 2019 07:00:00 GMT

Sovereign Debt, Consumer Spending and a Play on Cyberark: Market Recon  TheStreet.com

Ever walk a big dog that's not your own? It does not take long to find out if this dog is accustomed to forcing its will upon its owner. It quickly becomes obvious ...

Australian shoppers are spending less – and Qantas and Coles see their profits dip - The Guardian

Published: Thu, 22 Aug 2019 04:14:00 GMT

Australian shoppers are spending less – and Qantas and Coles see their profits dip  The Guardian

Australian shoppers have become increasingly careful in their spending habits as a slew of consumer-facing companies reported tougher conditions and a ...

June consumer spending up 0.3% - NWAOnline

Published: Wed, 31 Jul 2019 06:58:00 GMT

June consumer spending up 0.3%  NWAOnline

Consumer spending rose a healthy 0.3% in June, slightly below the strong gains of the past three months, while incomes turned in a solid 0.4% gain for the ...

Casino billionaire Tilman Fertitta: The consumer can't keep saving the US economy for much longer - CNBC

Published: Mon, 19 Aug 2019 20:49:00 GMT

Casino billionaire Tilman Fertitta: The consumer can't keep saving the US economy for much longer  CNBC

Tilman Fertitta told CNBC on Monday that he is doing things in a "very conservative way" amid fears of a recession.

Consumer Spending on Traditional Pay-TV Drops 10% from 2016-18 - TV Technology

Published: Thu, 01 Aug 2019 07:00:00 GMT

Consumer Spending on Traditional Pay-TV Drops 10% from 2016-18  TV Technology

DALLAS—The average subscriber to standalone pay-TV *service* spent 10% less from 2016 to 2018, with consumers reporting monthly spending dropping from ...

Consumer Confidence rebounds in July to 135.7, the highest level since November - CNBC

Published: Tue, 30 Jul 2019 07:00:00 GMT

Consumer Confidence rebounds in July to 135.7, the highest level since November  CNBC

The bounce back from last month's drop was much stronger than economists expected.

Week ahead: US economy, G7 meeting, retail - Financial Times

Published: Fri, 23 Aug 2019 21:18:00 GMT

Week ahead: US economy, G7 meeting, retail  Financial Times

After a week dominated by questions over trade and the Federal Reserve's next move, investors will be glued to new reports on the health of the US economy ...

U.S. 2Q GDP Grew at 2.1%, Consumer Spending Tops Estimates - Bloomberg

Published: Fri, 26 Jul 2019 07:00:00 GMT

U.S. 2Q GDP Grew at 2.1%, Consumer Spending Tops Estimates  Bloomberg

Michael Gapen, chief U.S. economist at Barclays, and Denise Chisolm, head of sector strategy at Fidelity, examine second-quarter U.S. economic growth.

Consumers are key to recession worries - Miami Herald

Published: Fri, 23 Aug 2019 10:00:00 GMT

Consumers are key to recession worries  Miami Herald

The economy will fall into a recession. The business cycle ebbs and flows. What worries investors is when will the contraction come and how bad will it be.

American consumer is ‘strong’ and spending more, former Toys ‘R’ Us CEO says - Fox Business

Published: Thu, 15 Aug 2019 21:15:25 GMT

American consumer is ‘strong’ and spending more, former Toys ‘R’ Us CEO says  Fox Business

Consumer spending rose more than 100 percent above consensus estimates last month, signally shoppers continue to be fairly optimistic about the U.S. ...

70% of economists predict 2021 US recession - how will it impact Seattle? - KOMO News

Published: Fri, 23 Aug 2019 16:30:00 GMT

70% of economists predict 2021 US recession - how will it impact Seattle?  KOMO News

SEATTLE – Washington state's job and real estate markets may be in question with a potentially looming U. S. recession – with more than 70% of economists ...

Latest data shows Argentines spending less on cosmetics - CosmeticsDesign.com USA

Published: Thu, 22 Aug 2019 15:00:00 GMT

Latest data shows Argentines spending less on cosmetics  CosmeticsDesign.com USA

Consumer spending dating for the month of July shows that less money is being spent across most categories, including cosmetics and personal care. Argentina ...

Spending less on college textbooks - KOMO News

Published: Fri, 23 Aug 2019 13:30:00 GMT

Spending less on college textbooks  KOMO News

Have any idea how much college textbooks cost these days? Students attending a 4-year college can expect to spend about $1200 a year on books and ...

Free-spending consumers lift company profits, but Trump tariffs now loom - Reuters

Published: Thu, 01 Aug 2019 07:00:00 GMT

Free-spending consumers lift company profits, but Trump tariffs now loom  Reuters

U.S. President Donald Trump's plan to slap new tariffs on Chinese imports comes on the heels of unexpectedly strong second-quarter results for automakers, ...

CrossFit Games to bring estimated $10 million in consumer spending to Madison - Channel3000.com - WISC-TV3

Published: Tue, 30 Jul 2019 07:00:00 GMT

CrossFit Games to bring estimated $10 million in consumer spending to Madison  Channel3000.com - WISC-TV3

Reebok's CrossFit Games will draw an estimated $10 million in direct consumer spending on things like tickets, goods, restaurants and hotels, according to ...

Economic Concerns Send U.S. Consumer Mood to Seven-Month Low - Bloomberg

Published: Fri, 16 Aug 2019 14:00:00 GMT

Economic Concerns Send U.S. Consumer Mood to Seven-Month Low  Bloomberg

U.S. consumer sentiment plummeted to a seven-month low in August on growing concerns about the economy even as the labor market shows few signs of ...

Spotify, Netflix Should Worry About A Global Recession - hypebot.com

Published: Fri, 23 Aug 2019 16:41:04 GMT

Spotify, Netflix Should Worry About A Global Recession  hypebot.com

Spotify, Netflix and a select group of streaming services have experienced meteoric growth. But that growth - already slowing in some sectors - could be ...

Labor And Consumer Spending Are Robust, Recession Warnings Are Overblown - Seeking Alpha

Published: Fri, 16 Aug 2019 02:13:00 GMT

Labor And Consumer Spending Are Robust, Recession Warnings Are Overblown  Seeking Alpha

Economic data paints a mixed picture but one of continued expansion in the U.S. economy. The trade war has had an impact on global/international activity, but ...

Home Depot CFO: We don't see a recession - Yahoo Finance

Published: Tue, 20 Aug 2019 18:17:00 GMT

Home Depot CFO: We don't see a recession  Yahoo Finance

Don't count Home Depot among those calling for a recession anytime soon.

French consumer spending dips unexpectedly in June - Reuters

Published: Tue, 30 Jul 2019 06:47:00 GMT

French consumer spending dips unexpectedly in June  Reuters

French consumer spending pulled back unexpectedly in June as households spent less on food, gas and electricity, the INSEE official statistics agency said on ...

Is Microsoft the New Safe Haven Stock? - Yahoo Finance

Published: Fri, 23 Aug 2019 12:54:00 GMT

Is Microsoft the New Safe Haven Stock?  Yahoo Finance

Microsoft (NASDAQ: MSFT) has been more of a blue chip stock than a tech one for nearly a decade. Now it can add "safe haven" to its list of attributes. With the ...

Prices, Consumer Spending Rose at a Moderate Pace in June - ETF Trends

Published: Tue, 30 Jul 2019 07:00:00 GMT

Prices, Consumer Spending Rose at a Moderate Pace in June  ETF Trends

The Commerce Department reported on Tuesday that U.S. consumer spending and prices rose at a moderate pace during the month June.

Cramer: US consumers are saving the economy and keeping bond yields from going negative - CNBC

Published: Thu, 08 Aug 2019 07:00:00 GMT

Cramer: US consumers are saving the economy and keeping bond yields from going negative  CNBC

CNBC's Jim Cramer on Thursday said that if it weren't for the American consumer, U.S. bond yields would be negative like in many other nations around the ...

Wall Street cautions new China tariffs to dent investor sentiment, consumer spending - Xinhua | English.news.cn - Xinhua

Published: Sat, 03 Aug 2019 07:00:00 GMT

Wall Street cautions new China tariffs to dent investor sentiment, consumer spending - Xinhua | English.news.cn  Xinhua

NEW YORK, Aug. 2 (Xinhua) -- Wall Street economists and analysts have cautioned that Washington's intention to slap *fresh* tariffs on Chinese imports would ...

A Positive Outlook – The All-Powerful Consumer - Las Vegas Review-Journal

Published: Wed, 21 Aug 2019 16:53:00 GMT

A Positive Outlook – The All-Powerful Consumer  Las Vegas Review-Journal

Consumer expenditures—the amount spent by households on goods and services—account for 68 percent of our country's gross domestic product. Consumers ...

Consumers are spending less money in restaurants: Apple-Metro CEO - Fox Business

Published: Thu, 15 Aug 2019 23:04:38 GMT

Consumers are spending less money in restaurants: Apple-Metro CEO  Fox Business

Apple-Metro CEO Zane Tankel says consumer debt is making restaurant patrons conscious of how much money they are spending.

A Strong Jobs Market Lends Itself To Consumer Spending - Seeking Alpha

Published: Wed, 24 Jul 2019 07:00:00 GMT

A Strong Jobs Market Lends Itself To Consumer Spending  Seeking Alpha

A review of key employment data points paints a clear picture of a strong and stable jobs market. A robust jobs market, coupled with moderately rising wages, bo.

Japan's June household spending firm but real wages cloud outlook - Reuters

Published: Mon, 05 Aug 2019 07:00:00 GMT

Japan's June household spending firm but real wages cloud outlook  Reuters

TOKYO (Reuters) - Japan's household spending rose for a seventh straight month in June, amid signs resilient consumer activity could help counter the effects of ...

$100 More for an iPhone? Trade War May Finally Pinch Consumers - Barron's

Published: Mon, 05 Aug 2019 07:00:00 GMT

$100 More for an iPhone? Trade War May Finally Pinch Consumers  Barron's

Everything from umbrellas to iPhones may soon be casualties of the escalating trade war between the U.S. and China. President Donald Trump has threatened ...

Consumer Boom and Producer Woes Show U.S. Economic Growth Divide - Bloomberg

Published: Sat, 27 Jul 2019 07:00:00 GMT

Consumer Boom and Producer Woes Show U.S. Economic Growth Divide  Bloomberg

Friday's U.S. growth figures and earnings reports this month both illustrated a sharp divide between booming consumer spending and leaner times for ...

This means trade war: Is Trump's economic team up for it? - Associated Press

Published: Sat, 24 Aug 2019 02:02:15 GMT

This means trade war: Is Trump's economic team up for it?  Associated Press

WASHINGTON (AP) — Facing a trade war against China that has shaken the global economy, President Donald Trump gathered his most trusted economic ...

Recessions and confessions - Washington Post

Published: Tue, 30 Jul 2019 07:00:00 GMT

Recessions and confessions  Washington Post

When's the next recession coming? It's a fair question, especially in year 10 of this record expansion, but I'll confess from the outset that it's one nobody can ...

US growth could be weakest in more than two years but latest data might not affect Fed's next move - CNBC

Published: Thu, 25 Jul 2019 07:00:00 GMT

US growth could be weakest in more than two years but latest data might not affect Fed's next move  CNBC

The U.S. economy is expected to have grown in the second quarter at the slowest pace in more than two years, but the data will have little bearing on the Fed ...

July Retail Sales Show Confident Consumer That Spends - pymnts.com

Published: Thu, 15 Aug 2019 15:13:49 GMT

July Retail Sales Show Confident Consumer That Spends  pymnts.com

After a week of uncertainty pushed by lackluster results, the markets got good news in the form of July retail sales figures, which saw a 0.7 percent increase.

5 Stocks to Buy as Consumer Confidence Hits 8-Month High - Yahoo Finance

Published: Wed, 31 Jul 2019 07:00:00 GMT

5 Stocks to Buy as Consumer Confidence Hits 8-Month High  Yahoo Finance

Consumer confidence surged this month, executing a strong rebound from the slump suffered in June. The report provides *fresh* evidence of the fact that ...

Economic slowdown, job insecurity drive down consumer spending, investments - The Financial Express

Published: Thu, 22 Aug 2019 11:58:44 GMT

Economic slowdown, job insecurity drive down consumer spending, investments  The Financial Express

With a drop of 3.1 percentage points in August 2019, the losing confidence among urban Indians is evident.

Trump’s new tariffs take aim at heart of the U.S. economy: Consumers - The Washington Post

Published: Fri, 02 Aug 2019 07:00:00 GMT

Trump’s new tariffs take aim at heart of the U.S. economy: Consumers  The Washington Post

Administration officials insisted Friday that President Trump's latest tariffs on Chinese goods would not punish consumers even as some White House aides ...

Moderate US consumer spending, inflation support rate cut - Wall Street Reporter

Published: Tue, 30 Jul 2019 13:45:00 GMT

Moderate US consumer spending, inflation support rate cut  Wall Street Reporter

U.S. consumer spending and prices rose moderately in June, pointing to slower economic growth and benign inflation that could see the Federal Reserve ...

U.S. consumers are holding up global economy, but for how long? - The Seattle Times

Published: Sat, 17 Aug 2019 22:14:00 GMT

U.S. consumers are holding up global economy, but for how long?  The Seattle Times

WASHINGTON - American consumers are increasingly propping up the global economy, an enduring source of strength that is helping keep the United States ...

What To Expect From Back-To-School Shopping - pymnts.com

Published: Sat, 17 Aug 2019 08:01:15 GMT

What To Expect From Back-To-School Shopping  pymnts.com

In the era of Instagram, back-to-school shopping is bigger, and more competitive, than one might imagine when it comes to consumer spending.

Household spending almost 2 percent up in June - Statistics Netherlands

Published: Wed, 21 Aug 2019 13:00:00 GMT

Household spending almost 2 percent up in June  Statistics Netherlands

Dutch consumers spent 1.7 percent more in June 2019 than in June 2018.

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