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How A Tiny Shift In Consumer Spending Can Cause A Systemic Change - ValueWalk

Published: Fri, 20 Apr 2018 21:03:00 GMT


ValueWalk

How A Tiny Shift In Consumer Spending Can Cause A Systemic Change
ValueWalk
Let's agree that in business, there is only one thing that guarantees the survival of a company: sales. As a CEO, I understand that I can adjust my taxes, capital expenditures, research and development overhead, marketing efforts, staff size and a ...

Consumers Shy From Spending, Despite Tax Cuts - Wall Street Journal

Published: Mon, 16 Apr 2018 21:06:00 GMT


Wall Street Journal

Consumers Shy From Spending, Despite Tax Cuts
Wall Street Journal
Spending at U.S. retailers bounced back in March, but the broader trend in consumer spending shows moderate growth despite a solid labor market and growing worker paychecks. The Commerce Department reported that retail sales reversed three straight ...
Retail sales rebound as consumer spending looks to ramp back upFreightWaves
Retail Sales Bounce Back With 0.6 Percent March IncreasePYMNTS.com
US retail sales rebounds in March, consumer spending to grow healthily through 2018EconoTimes
Reuters -WTOP -Live Trading News -Census Bureau
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Consumer spending lags confidence - Marketplace.org

Published: Tue, 27 Mar 2018 13:01:42 GMT


Consumer spending lags confidence
Marketplace.org
Americans say they're optimistic about the economy. But stores aren't seeing it in sales numbers, yet. Click the audio player above to hear the full story. Follow Kimberly Adams at @KA_Marketplace. Adams kimberly. Kimberly Adams. Kimberly Adams covers ...

US consumer spending up slightly; jobless claims at 45-year low - Reuters

Published: Thu, 29 Mar 2018 14:01:01 GMT


Reuters

US consumer spending up slightly; jobless claims at 45-year low
Reuters
Consumer spending has been tepid this year despite strong consumer confidence, which has been bolstered by income tax cuts. Some economists said the tax cuts, which came into effect in January, only reflected on most workers' paychecks in late February ...
Consumer spending up in Feb; jobless claims at 45-year lowThe Mercury News
Consumer spending up slightly in US; jobless claims at 45-year lowGulf Times

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US fourth-quarter growth revised up to 2.9 percent; consumer spending surges - Reuters

Published: Wed, 28 Mar 2018 17:01:35 GMT


Reuters

US fourth-quarter growth revised up to 2.9 percent; consumer spending surges
Reuters
Growth in consumer spending, which accounts for more than two-thirds of U.S. economic activity, was revised up to a 4.0 percent rate in the fourth quarter from the 3.8 percent pace reported last month. That was the quickest pace since the fourth ...
Consumer spending sees largest gain since 2014New York Business Journal
US economic growth revised higher in the 4th quarter on stronger consumer spendingMarkets Insider
US Economic Growth Revised Higher on Spending, InventoriesBloomberg
The Times -CNBC
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US economy hits brakes in early 2018, but it's gassed up and ready to go for the spring - MarketWatch

Published: Sat, 21 Apr 2018 16:02:00 GMT


US economy hits brakes in early 2018, but it's gassed up and ready to go for the spring
MarketWatch
Consumer spending leaped 4% in the fourth quarter to mark the biggest advance in three years. Back-to-back 4% increases in consumer spending are quite unusual, though. The last time it happened was in 2003. In the early stages of 2018, Americans cut ...

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Inflation creeps higher in February, pinches consumer spending - MarketWatch

Published: Thu, 29 Mar 2018 12:35:10 GMT


MarketWatch

Inflation creeps higher in February, pinches consumer spending
MarketWatch
The PCE index, the Federal Reserve's preferred inflation gauge, rose 0.2%. So did the closely followed “core” rate that strips out food and energy. The rate of inflation over the past 12 months rose slightly to 1.8% to mark the biggest increase in a ...

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Why Consumer Spending Growth Is Slowing - Wall Street Journal

Published: Wed, 04 Apr 2018 09:45:02 GMT


Wall Street Journal

Why Consumer Spending Growth Is Slowing
Wall Street Journal
Weak consumer spending in recent months has puzzled Wall Street. The answer may lie with cautious Main Street lenders. Personal-consumption expenditures, a broad measure of household spending, rose just 0.2% in both January and February on a seasonally ...

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US Consumer Spending Gain Lags Behind Income for Second Month - Bloomberg

Published: Thu, 29 Mar 2018 12:30:11 GMT


Bloomberg

US Consumer Spending Gain Lags Behind Income for Second Month
Bloomberg
Consumer spending lagged behind income growth for a second month in February, showing American households were taking a breather after a late-2017 surge. Inflation, meanwhile, ticked up. Purchases, which account for about 70 percent of the economy ...
Americans Holding Off on Spending Extra Tax DollarsWall Street Journal
US consumer spending rose modestly in February; incomes increasedSacramento Bee
US Consumer Spending Rises 0.2% in FebruaryInvesting.com
Markets Insider -Bureau of Economic Analysis -NPR -NPR
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Economist fears a 30 percent stock market correction with consumer spending 'maxed out' - CNBC

Published: Tue, 27 Mar 2018 14:27:27 GMT


CNBC

Economist fears a 30 percent stock market correction with consumer spending 'maxed out'
CNBC
Stock markets could see a hefty fall in the coming months due to a slew of trends that point to a downturn in the global economy, one economist told CNBC. Steen Jakobsen, the often-bearish chief economist at Danish investment house Saxo Bank, cited ...

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