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Economy Probably Rebounded In First Quarter, Thanks To Strong Spending - WAMU 88.5

Published: Fri, 26 Apr 2019 09:36:15 GMT

  1. Economy Probably Rebounded In First Quarter, Thanks To Strong Spending  WAMU 88.5
  2. GDP Report Shows Rebound In US Economic Growth  NPR
  3. U.S. Growth of 3.2% Tops Forecasts on Trade, Inventory Boost  Bloomberg
  4. U.S. Economy Grew at 3.2% Rate in First Quarter  The New York Times
  5. US economy smashes forecasts with 3.2% growth, but spending cools - business live  The Guardian
  6. View full coverage on Google News

Visa quarterly profit jumps 14% on higher consumer spending - Reuters

Published: Wed, 24 Apr 2019 20:16:00 GMT

Visa quarterly profit jumps 14% on higher consumer spending  Reuters

Visa Inc reported a 14.3 percent jump in quarterly profit on Wednesday as a tightening labor market and growth in wages spurred consumer spending, leading to ...

Consumer spending, personal income data show economy slowing swiftly in the new year - CNBC

Published: Fri, 29 Mar 2019 07:00:00 GMT

Consumer spending, personal income data show economy slowing swiftly in the new year  CNBC

U.S. consumer spending rebounded less than expected in January and incomes rose modestly in February, suggesting the economy was fast losing momentum.

Mother's Day Expected to Deliver Highest Consumer Spending to Date - PerishableNews

Published: Thu, 25 Apr 2019 19:18:32 GMT

Mother's Day Expected to Deliver Highest Consumer Spending to Date  PerishableNews

WASHINGTON – Mother's Day spending is expected to total a record $25 billion this year, up from $23.1 billion in 2018, according to the annual survey released ...

Consumer Spending Rebounded in March, Raising Expectations for Growth - The Wall Street Journal

Published: Thu, 18 Apr 2019 16:59:00 GMT

Consumer Spending Rebounded in March, Raising Expectations for Growth  The Wall Street Journal

Retail sales in the U.S. bounced back in March after a stretch of weak spending, another sign that first-quarter growth was stronger than expected.

Consumer spending data shows increasing concern about jobs, financial security - NBCNews.com

Published: Fri, 29 Mar 2019 07:00:00 GMT

Consumer spending data shows increasing concern about jobs, financial security  NBCNews.com

After weathering stock market gyrations, a government shutdown, and the looming threat of a trade war, economists are starting to worry that the resilience of the ...

Consumer Spending Is Flat. Here’s Why It Could Pick Up Again. - Barron's

Published: Tue, 02 Apr 2019 07:00:00 GMT

Consumer Spending Is Flat. Here’s Why It Could Pick Up Again.  Barron's

The latest figures on consumer spending show the worst slowdown in growth since the financial crisis, but a sharp rise in household saving rates appears to be ...

Consumer Spending on Cannabis Keeps Growing With New Regions Setting up Shop - PRNewswire

Published: Thu, 25 Apr 2019 13:00:00 GMT

Consumer Spending on Cannabis Keeps Growing With New Regions Setting up Shop  PRNewswire

NEW YORK, April 25, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- The cannabis marketplace has continued to trend in the eyes of consumers all around the globe, as over the past ...

U.S. consumer spending edged up in January, again signaling slower growth - The Washington Post

Published: Fri, 29 Mar 2019 07:00:00 GMT

U.S. consumer spending edged up in January, again signaling slower growth  The Washington Post

U.S. consumer spending edged up 0.1 percent in January, while incomes advanced 0.2 percent in February, further evidence that economic activity may have ...

Economy Week Ahead: International Trade, Consumer Spending - The Wall Street Journal

Published: Sun, 14 Apr 2019 07:00:00 GMT

Economy Week Ahead: International Trade, Consumer Spending  The Wall Street Journal

In the week ahead, the U.S. will see data on international trade, industrial output and more.

Consumer spending in apps to reach $156B across iOS and Google Play by 2023 - TechCrunch

Published: Thu, 28 Mar 2019 07:00:00 GMT

Consumer spending in apps to reach $156B across iOS and Google Play by 2023  TechCrunch

Consumer spending in mobile apps across both Apple's App Store and Google Play will grow by 120 percent to reach $156 billion worldwide by 2023, ...

Consumers around the world are spending less on almost everything. Even booze. - The Washington Post

Published: Tue, 16 Apr 2019 07:00:00 GMT

Consumers around the world are spending less on almost everything. Even booze.  The Washington Post

Consumers around the world are likely to spend more cautiously in the coming months amid political and economic uncertainty, according to a new report that ...

US consumer spending inches higher - Reuters.com

Published: Fri, 29 Mar 2019 07:00:00 GMT

US consumer spending inches higher  Reuters.com

U.S. consumer spending barely rose in January and income increased modestly in February, suggesting the economy was fast losing momentum after growth ...

The Economy Is Unprepared for a Drop in Tax Refunds - Bloomberg

Published: Fri, 12 Apr 2019 07:00:00 GMT

The Economy Is Unprepared for a Drop in Tax Refunds  Bloomberg

Recent headlines touting a budding rebound in U.S. car sales should not be celebrated. The much lauded 17.5-million-unit figure reported for March auto sales ...

3 ways Mother's Day gift shopping has evolved - NRF News

Published: Thu, 25 Apr 2019 20:06:30 GMT

3 ways Mother's Day gift shopping has evolved  NRF News

Mother's Day is almost here, and 84 percent of consumers are already planning gift purchases for their moms. Spending on this holiday has grown consistently ...

In Regions Hit by Recession, Gen Z Is Turning Out to Be Frugal - Bloomberg

Published: Thu, 25 Apr 2019 20:00:00 GMT

In Regions Hit by Recession, Gen Z Is Turning Out to Be Frugal  Bloomberg

The kids of Generation Z are about to become the planet's biggest consumer spending force. That portends many opportunities in the globe's two largest ...

US consumer spending edges up just 0.1 percent in January in further evidence of slowing economy - San Antonio Express-News

Published: Fri, 29 Mar 2019 07:00:00 GMT

US consumer spending edges up just 0.1 percent in January in further evidence of slowing economy  San Antonio Express-News

WASHINGTON (AP) — US consumer spending edges up just 0.1 percent in January in further evidence of slowing economy.

Visa quarterly profit jumps 14 percent on high consumer spending - Financial World

Published: Fri, 26 Apr 2019 12:30:21 GMT

Visa quarterly profit jumps 14 percent on high consumer spending  Financial World

On Wednesday, the 24th of April 2019, the American multinational financial *service* provider and one of the long-cherished credit card providers, Visa Inc, ...

U.S. economy grows 3.2% in first quarter, smashing expectations - Axios

Published: Fri, 26 Apr 2019 12:33:00 GMT

U.S. economy grows 3.2% in first quarter, smashing expectations  Axios

The U.S. economy grew at a 3.2% annualized rate in the first quarter of the year — a faster pace than the previous quarter's 2.2% and significantly more than the ...

Consumer spending helps propel Colorado Springs sales tax collections in March - Colorado Springs Gazette

Published: Fri, 12 Apr 2019 07:00:00 GMT

Consumer spending helps propel Colorado Springs sales tax collections in March  Colorado Springs Gazette

Strong consumer spending continued to buoy Colorado Springs sales tax collections last month.

GDP Declines in 4Q, Reflecting Consumer, Government Spending - Transport Topics Online

Published: Thu, 28 Mar 2019 07:00:00 GMT

GDP Declines in 4Q, Reflecting Consumer, Government Spending  Transport Topics Online

U.S. economic growth cooled by more than initially reported last quarter on revisions to consumer and government spending, signaling mounting challenges to ...

Consumer Spending In Apps To Reach $156B By 2023 03/29/2019 - MediaPost Communications

Published: Fri, 29 Mar 2019 07:00:00 GMT

Consumer Spending In Apps To Reach $156B By 2023 03/29/2019  MediaPost Communications

Consumers worldwide will spend an estimated $156 billion in 2023, up from $85 billion in 2019, in aggregate within Apple's App Store and Google Play.

Consumer spending plans remain strong, Siena poll finds - Times Union

Published: Tue, 09 Apr 2019 07:00:00 GMT

Consumer spending plans remain strong, Siena poll finds  Times Union

Colonie. Consumer sentiment in upstate New York remains relatively strong, according to the latest Siena College Research Institute, although still below that of ...

China is making more air conditioners, and that's a good sign for the economy: Citi - CNBC

Published: Fri, 26 Apr 2019 05:58:25 GMT

China is making more air conditioners, and that's a good sign for the economy: Citi  CNBC

Production of air-conditioners and other home appliances is ramping up in China. Citi says that is a good sign for the world's second-largest economy.

Consumer spending edges up weak 0.1% - Bend Bulletin

Published: Fri, 29 Mar 2019 07:00:00 GMT

Consumer spending edges up weak 0.1%  Bend Bulletin

WASHINGTON — U.S. consumer spending edged up a tiny 0.1 percent in January, while incomes advanced a modest 0.2 percent in February, further evidence ...

Savannah lands an airline operations base; consumer spending increases taper - Charleston Post Courier

Published: Fri, 05 Apr 2019 07:00:00 GMT

Savannah lands an airline operations base; consumer spending increases taper  Charleston Post Courier

SAVANNAH — A national airline is establishing a new operations base at a Savannah's airport. Allegiant Travel Co. is investing $50 million in the project at ...

US Retail Sales Take Surprising Dip in February - CFO Magazine

Published: Mon, 01 Apr 2019 07:00:00 GMT

US Retail Sales Take Surprising Dip in February  CFO Magazine

The measure of consumer spending fell 0.2% after a 1.2% gain in January, signaling tepid economic growth for the first quarter.

The American economy looked like a drag just a few months ago. Not anymore - CNN

Published: Thu, 25 Apr 2019 12:12:00 GMT

The American economy looked like a drag just a few months ago. Not anymore  CNN

The US government will report first quarter GDP on Friday, and economists are predicting solid numbers.

US: Consumer spending still poised to slowdown, but not as bad as feared- Wells Fargo - FXStreet

Published: Thu, 18 Apr 2019 14:40:00 GMT

US: Consumer spending still poised to slowdown, but not as bad as feared- Wells Fargo  FXStreet

Data released today showed retail sales rebounded in March 1.6%. Analysts at Wells Fargo point out that despite a run of ugly data in recent reports a.

US economy grew at strong 3.2% rate in first quarter - WSET

Published: Fri, 26 Apr 2019 13:21:00 GMT

US economy grew at strong 3.2% rate in first quarter  WSET

WASHINGTON (AP) — The U. S. economy grew at a solid 3. 2% annual rate in the first three months of the year, a far better outcome than expected, overcoming ...

First-of-its-Kind Consumer Benefits Coverage Index Illustrates Benefits Spending Patterns Across US - MarTech Series

Published: Tue, 23 Apr 2019 10:33:57 GMT

First-of-its-Kind Consumer Benefits Coverage Index Illustrates Benefits Spending Patterns Across US  MarTech Series

Benefitfocus, Inc., a leading cloud-based benefits management platform and services provider, announced the release of the Consumer Benefits Coverage ...

Whole Paycheck Tracker: New Paths To Capturing Consumer Spend Edition - pymnts.com

Published: Fri, 05 Apr 2019 07:00:00 GMT

Whole Paycheck Tracker: New Paths To Capturing Consumer Spend Edition  pymnts.com

Racing hard to fill the "other" category of consumer spending this week — while also hitting food, clothing and more — were retail giants Walmart and Amazon.

Stock Futures Slip, Despite GDP Surprise; Amazon Rises, Intel Dives - Investor's Business Daily

Published: Fri, 26 Apr 2019 12:44:54 GMT

Stock Futures Slip, Despite GDP Surprise; Amazon Rises, Intel Dives  Investor's Business Daily

Amazon gained, but Intel signaled another tough day for chips as stock futures shifted lower — despite stronger-than-forecast Q1 GDP data.

French consumer spending falls unexpectedly in February - Nasdaq

Published: Fri, 29 Mar 2019 07:00:00 GMT

French consumer spending falls unexpectedly in February  Nasdaq

PARIS, March 29- Consumer spending in France fell unexpectedly in February as unseasonably warm temperatures depressed spending on electricity for.

US economy posts strong gains in the first quarter - LocalNews8.com

Published: Fri, 26 Apr 2019 12:55:00 GMT

US economy posts strong gains in the first quarter  LocalNews8.com

The economy grew at a better-than-expected rate in the first quarter, the Commerce Department reported Friday, accelerating out of a slow start to the year.

Corporate profits and U.S. economy chug along, defying recession fears - Reuters

Published: Thu, 25 Apr 2019 16:41:00 GMT

Corporate profits and U.S. economy chug along, defying recession fears  Reuters

After months of handwringing about the possible crash-landing of the housing market, investors awaiting quarterly earnings from No. 3 U.S. homebuilder ...

Take Five: Dollar darling. World markets themes for the week ahead - Reuters

Published: Fri, 26 Apr 2019 12:43:00 GMT

Take Five: Dollar darling. World markets themes for the week ahead  Reuters

Following are five big themes likely to dominate thinking of investors and traders in the coming week and the Reuters stories related to them.

Choice overload in TV and movie streaming services pushes consumer spending - ING Think

Published: Wed, 10 Apr 2019 07:00:00 GMT

Choice overload in TV and movie streaming services pushes consumer spending  ING Think

In the age of subscriptions, the amount of TV and movie streaming services continues to grow. As the market fragments, people will have to choose where to ...

Consumer Spending on Clothing and Footwear Falls Again, as Personal Income Dips - Sourcing Journal

Published: Fri, 29 Mar 2019 07:00:00 GMT

Consumer Spending on Clothing and Footwear Falls Again, as Personal Income Dips  Sourcing Journal

Consumer spending on clothing and footwear fell for the second straight month in January, declining 0.8 percent compared to December, to $3.95 billion, ...

US Stocks Rally on Consumer Spending - TradingGods.net

Published: Thu, 18 Apr 2019 20:02:43 GMT

US Stocks Rally on Consumer Spending  TradingGods.net

U.S. stocks traded mostly higher on Thursday, as investors sifted through a strong batch of economic data that seemed to show a broad pickup in the economy at ...

RPT-UPDATE 2-Soft Japanese consumer, wages data casts doubt over... - Reuters

Published: Thu, 04 Apr 2019 07:00:00 GMT

RPT-UPDATE 2-Soft Japanese consumer, wages data casts doubt over...  Reuters

Japan's household spending rose less than expected in February and real wages tumbled at the fastest pace in more than three years, raising concerns about ...

Intel shortages, weak-ass consumer spending, 'peak' Win10 refresh. No, global PC market didn't grow in Q1 - The Register

Published: Thu, 11 Apr 2019 07:00:00 GMT

Intel shortages, weak-ass consumer spending, 'peak' Win10 refresh. No, global PC market didn't grow in Q1  The Register

The Intel CPU supply constraints came home to roost in calendar Q1 as global PC sales shrank: only the top three largest manufacturers reported any growth ...

Elizabeth Warren's loan forgiveness plan won't be the windfall for the rich some feared, a study says - CNBC

Published: Thu, 25 Apr 2019 20:15:24 GMT

Elizabeth Warren's loan forgiveness plan won't be the windfall for the rich some feared, a study says  CNBC

A study analyzing 2020 candidate Elizabeth Warren's student debt relief plan may reduce concerns about a windfall for the wealthiest Americans.

Irish consumer spending returns to growth in March General, news for Ireland, Ireland,Retail, - Business World

Published: Wed, 17 Apr 2019 08:49:55 GMT

Irish consumer spending returns to growth in March General, news for Ireland, Ireland,Retail,  Business World

Visa has today released its latest Consumer Spending Index which measures expenditure across all payment types (cash, cheques and electronic payments).

China mulls measures to boost consumer spending - KrASIA

Published: Thu, 18 Apr 2019 08:07:55 GMT

China mulls measures to boost consumer spending  KrASIA

Chinese officials are drafting a plan to further boost sales of new-energy cars and electronics, including smartphones and home appliances, Bloomberg reports.

US economic growth stronger than expected - BBC News

Published: Fri, 26 Apr 2019 13:12:21 GMT

US economic growth stronger than expected  BBC News

The US economy grew much faster than expected in the first quarter of the year, helped by a jump in exports and by firms building up stocks of goods.

Saudi consumers splashing the cash once more, says Mastercard boss - Arab News

Published: Thu, 25 Apr 2019 18:17:52 GMT

Saudi consumers splashing the cash once more, says Mastercard boss  Arab News

RIYADH: Saudi Arabian consumers are increasingly spending cash — and using their credit cards online — after a period of relative parsimony, the head of one ...

Jollibee to get a boost from election spending, cooling inflation, CEO says - ABS-CBN News

Published: Fri, 26 Apr 2019 10:49:00 GMT

Jollibee to get a boost from election spending, cooling inflation, CEO says  ABS-CBN News

MANILA - Jollibee Foods Corp. (JFC) is "optimistic" about its revenue this year as consumer spending is expected to get a boost from cooling inflation and the ...

Household spending nearly 1 percent up in February - Statistics Netherlands

Published: Tue, 23 Apr 2019 13:00:00 GMT

Household spending nearly 1 percent up in February  Statistics Netherlands

Dutch household consumption was almost 1 percent up in February 2019 on February 2018.

Japan opposed to US demand to link currency to trade - South China Morning Post

Published: Fri, 26 Apr 2019 10:01:24 GMT

Japan opposed to US demand to link currency to trade  South China Morning Post

The US is concerned that its trading partners have unfairly devaluated their currencies through market interventions to help their exporters gain a competitive ...

U.S. consumer spending solid; income gain smallest in 15 months - Reuters

Published: Mon, 29 Oct 2018 07:00:00 GMT

U.S. consumer spending solid; income gain smallest in 15 months  Reuters

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. consumer spending rose for a seventh straight month in September, but income recorded its smallest gain in more than a year ...

Reserve Bank should call in the helicopters to drop money on Australian households: Citi - Business - ABC News

Published: Fri, 26 Apr 2019 05:09:25 GMT

Reserve Bank should call in the helicopters to drop money on Australian households: Citi - Business  ABC News

The RBA showering Australian households with money from above may sound like a desperate move, but it is one worthy of consideration according to the ...

Consumer spending falls sharply in December - PBS NewsHour

Published: Fri, 01 Mar 2019 08:00:00 GMT

Consumer spending falls sharply in December  PBS NewsHour

U.S. consumer spending tumbled 0.5 percent in December, the biggest decline in nine years.

U.S. consumer spending increases solidly; wage growth tepid - Reuters

Published: Fri, 21 Dec 2018 08:00:00 GMT

U.S. consumer spending increases solidly; wage growth tepid  Reuters

U.S. consumer spending increased solidly in November as households bought motor vehicles and spent more on utilities, but wage growth remained moderate ...

Amazon flooded with fake reviews, consumer watchdog claims - The Scotsman

Published: Thu, 25 Apr 2019 23:52:35 GMT

Amazon flooded with fake reviews, consumer watchdog claims  The Scotsman

Retail giant Amazon is only removing a proportion of a flood of fake and suspicious reviews that risk misleading shoppers into buying poor quality products, ...

Government expects 5% household spending growth in Q1 - The Jakarta Post - Jakarta Post

Published: Thu, 25 Apr 2019 02:07:00 GMT

Government expects 5% household spending growth in Q1 - The Jakarta Post  Jakarta Post

Finance Minister Sri Mulyani Indrawati is expecting that household spending, the primary driver of gross domestic product (GDP) growth in Indonesia, will ...

U.S. Consumer Spending Rose at Solid Rate in November - Wall Street Journal

Published: Fri, 21 Dec 2018 08:00:00 GMT

U.S. Consumer Spending Rose at Solid Rate in November  Wall Street Journal

Consumers stepped up spending again in November, a sign the main driver of the U.S. economy maintained its momentum toward the end of the year.

The Associated Press: “US Consumer Spending Up Strong 0.6 Percent in October” - Whitehouse.gov

Published: Thu, 29 Nov 2018 08:00:00 GMT

The Associated Press: “US Consumer Spending Up Strong 0.6 Percent in October”  Whitehouse.gov

Consumer spending rose a sharp 0.6 percent last month, the Commerce Department reported Thursday.

Before the Bell: What every Canadian investor needs to know today - The Globe and Mail

Published: Fri, 26 Apr 2019 11:13:31 GMT

Before the Bell: What every Canadian investor needs to know today  The Globe and Mail

Be smart with your money. Get the latest investing insights delivered right to your inbox three times a week, with the Globe Investor newsletter. Sign up today.

Worries about Chinese consumers spending less are 'overdone,' analysts say - CNBC

Published: Fri, 01 Feb 2019 08:00:00 GMT

Worries about Chinese consumers spending less are 'overdone,' analysts say  CNBC

Chinese consumer spending is in a better shape than retail sales data indicate, analysts say, in what could be a positive sign for China amid a slowdown.

U.S. consumer spending strengthening in boost to economy - Reuters

Published: Fri, 14 Dec 2018 08:00:00 GMT

U.S. consumer spending strengthening in boost to economy  Reuters

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. consumer spending gathered momentum in November as households bought furniture, electronics and a range of other goods, ...

Why Consumer Spending Is Likely to Continue Rising - Barron's

Published: Mon, 18 Mar 2019 07:00:00 GMT

Why Consumer Spending Is Likely to Continue Rising  Barron's

Spending on services has gained prominence as consumption patterns have shifted, adding to resiliency, Macquarie's David Doyle says.

U.S. Consumer Spending Rose 0.4% in July - The Wall Street Journal

Published: Thu, 30 Aug 2018 07:00:00 GMT

U.S. Consumer Spending Rose 0.4% in July  The Wall Street Journal

Americans spent all of their income gains and then some in July, suggesting the economy sustained momentum going into the second half of the year.

2 companies benefitting from the Chinese consumer - Rachel Cole - Livewire Markets

Published: Thu, 25 Apr 2019 23:54:49 GMT

2 companies benefitting from the Chinese consumer - Rachel Cole  Livewire Markets

China is a key economic partner for Australia, being our largest trading partner for both imports and exports. Whilst our commodity exports to China make up the ...

Consumer Spending Rose in October - The Wall Street Journal

Published: Thu, 15 Nov 2018 08:00:00 GMT

Consumer Spending Rose in October  The Wall Street Journal

American consumers picked up their spending in October amid a robust labor market and high consumer confidence—signaling U.S. consumers could be ready ...

Amazon's high-octane growth is gone. Get used to it - TechCentral

Published: Fri, 26 Apr 2019 05:38:00 GMT

Amazon's high-octane growth is gone. Get used to it  TechCentral

Amazon.com confirmed on Thursday what has been a slowly evolving financial picture. It is now a company that is more profitable than it has been in years, but ...

U.S. economy grows 3.5 percent, boosted by consumer spending - PBS NewsHour

Published: Fri, 26 Oct 2018 07:00:00 GMT

U.S. economy grows 3.5 percent, boosted by consumer spending  PBS NewsHour

WASHINGTON — The U.S. economy grew at a robust annual rate of 3.5 percent in the July-September quarter as the strongest burst of consumer spending in ...

The economic match of the moment: Consumer spending vs. the rest - Washington Post

Published: Wed, 12 Dec 2018 08:00:00 GMT

The economic match of the moment: Consumer spending vs. the rest  Washington Post

Near-term growth over the next 12-18 months will be the outcome of strong consumers vs. weaker investors, less fiscal stimulus, and a larger trade deficit.

Consumers Pulled Back Slightly on Spending in August - The Wall Street Journal

Published: Fri, 28 Sep 2018 07:00:00 GMT

Consumers Pulled Back Slightly on Spending in August  The Wall Street Journal

U.S. consumer spending cooled slightly in August, but consumer sentiment is sky high heading into the holiday season.

Consumer spending is sky high, will it continue in 2019? - WJLA

Published: Thu, 27 Dec 2018 08:00:00 GMT

Consumer spending is sky high, will it continue in 2019?  WJLA

The 2018 holiday shopping season is not quite over but it is already on track to be the strongest in six years. American consumers spent over $850 billion ...

Consumer Spending on Media Content & Technology up 6% - Broadcasting & Cable

Published: Wed, 28 Nov 2018 08:00:00 GMT

Consumer Spending on Media Content & Technology up 6%  Broadcasting & Cable

Global consumer spending on media *content* and technology is expected to grow 6% to $1.842 trillion this year, boosted by the Winter Olympics and World Cup, ...

Personal Income, Consumer Spending Signal Weak Q1 Growth - pymnts.com

Published: Sun, 03 Mar 2019 08:00:00 GMT

Personal Income, Consumer Spending Signal Weak Q1 Growth  pymnts.com

Economy Slowdown News: Personal income in the U.S. declined for the first time in over three years as consumer spending notched its biggest decline since ...

U.S. retail sales increase modestly; consumer spending strong - Reuters

Published: Mon, 15 Oct 2018 07:00:00 GMT

U.S. retail sales increase modestly; consumer spending strong  Reuters

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. retail sales barely rose in September as a rebound in motor vehicle purchases was offset by the biggest drop in spending at ...

Missing Data During Shutdown Complicates Consumer Spending Reports - Transport Topics Online

Published: Tue, 15 Jan 2019 08:00:00 GMT

Missing Data During Shutdown Complicates Consumer Spending Reports  Transport Topics Online

The U.S. growth outlook hangs more than ever on American consumers' resilience amid stock market swoons and trade-war tensions, but key data on their ...

Goldman Sachs: As long as consumers keep shopping, there's hope for the economy - CNBC

Published: Sun, 09 Dec 2018 08:00:00 GMT

Goldman Sachs: As long as consumers keep shopping, there's hope for the economy  CNBC

Although falling stocks and rising interest rates will continue to weigh on sentiment, those negatives are likely to be offset by higher wages and retreating oil ...

More and more signs point to slower spending in China. Analysts say not to worry - CNBC

Published: Tue, 19 Feb 2019 08:00:00 GMT

More and more signs point to slower spending in China. Analysts say not to worry  CNBC

Falling car sales, sluggish retail sales data, a cooling housing market — those are all stoking fears of weakening consumer spending in China amid its slowing ...

Japan's economy set to rebound on capex, consumer spending in fourth-quarter: Reuters poll - Reuters

Published: Thu, 31 Jan 2019 08:00:00 GMT

Japan's economy set to rebound on capex, consumer spending in fourth-quarter: Reuters poll  Reuters

Japan's economy likely rebounded in the fourth quarter led by capital expenditure and consumer spending but weak exports could dampen the momentum, ...

Consumer spending in December fell to lowest level in 9 years - UPI News

Published: Fri, 01 Mar 2019 08:00:00 GMT

Consumer spending in December fell to lowest level in 9 years  UPI News

One day after data showed better-than-expected economic growth at the end of 2018, the Commerce Department reported dismal consumer spending in ...

French consumer spending recovered in October - Reuters

Published: Wed, 28 Nov 2018 08:00:00 GMT

French consumer spending recovered in October  Reuters

PARIS (Reuters) - French consumer spending picked up in October from the previous month, according to the INSEE statistics office, offering some relief from ...

Consumer spending to help France resist global slowdown: central bank - Reuters

Published: Thu, 14 Mar 2019 17:14:00 GMT

Consumer spending to help France resist global slowdown: central bank  Reuters

The French economy will grow marginally slower this year than previously expected although improving household purchasing power should help limit the ...

U.S. economy grew 3.5 percent in third quarter; consumer spending lower but still strong - Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Published: Wed, 28 Nov 2018 08:00:00 GMT

U.S. economy grew 3.5 percent in third quarter; consumer spending lower but still strong  Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

WASHINGTON — The U.S. economy expanded at a solid 3.5 percent annual rate in the July-September quarter, led by lower but still strong consumer spending ...

GDP surprise chalked up to unexpected consumer spending during shutdown, R&D growth - MarketWatch

Published: Thu, 28 Feb 2019 08:00:00 GMT

GDP surprise chalked up to unexpected consumer spending during shutdown, R&D growth  MarketWatch

Here's what economists are saying about the 2.6% growth in gross domestic product during the fourth quarter, which was faster than consensus expectations.

U.K. Consumer Spending Recovers Slightly as Brexit Dims Outlook - Bloomberg

Published: Mon, 04 Feb 2019 08:00:00 GMT

U.K. Consumer Spending Recovers Slightly as Brexit Dims Outlook  Bloomberg

Consumer spending recovered slightly in January after a dismal holiday season, though British households are still wary because of Brexit.

Consumer spending is keeping retailers healthy, but for how long? - NBCNews.com

Published: Thu, 16 Aug 2018 07:00:00 GMT

Consumer spending is keeping retailers healthy, but for how long?  NBCNews.com

Americans are in shop-til-you-drop mode, but analysts say retailers who won't, or can't, invest in their business will miss out on the largesse.

October Consumer Spending Highest in 7 Months: 5 Top Picks - Zacks.com

Published: Fri, 30 Nov 2018 08:00:00 GMT

October Consumer Spending Highest in 7 Months: 5 Top Picks  Zacks.com

Despite apprehensions regarding an impending global economic slowdown, U.S. consumers have increased their personal expenditures with holiday season ...

U.S. Consumer Spending Stayed Solid in June - Bloomberg

Published: Tue, 31 Jul 2018 07:00:00 GMT

U.S. Consumer Spending Stayed Solid in June  Bloomberg

U.S. consumer spending posted a fourth-straight solid advance in June, fueled by steady income growth and underscoring strength in the biggest part of the ...

Economy's strengths in 2019: Strong job market, consumer spending and low inflation - USA TODAY

Published: Fri, 28 Dec 2018 08:00:00 GMT

Economy's strengths in 2019: Strong job market, consumer spending and low inflation  USA TODAY

A strong job market, healthy consumer spending and low inflation should drive growth in 2019. While the economy will slow, it should post solid gain.

Retail shares slide as otherwise strong consumer spending didn't boost holiday sales enough - CNBC

Published: Thu, 10 Jan 2019 08:00:00 GMT

Retail shares slide as otherwise strong consumer spending didn't boost holiday sales enough  CNBC

A strong U.S. consumer wasn't enough for department stores to counteract broader issues and investors' high expectations for the holidays. Shares of the ...

Can China really bank on consumer spending to drive growth? - South China Morning Post

Published: Sun, 20 Jan 2019 08:00:00 GMT

Can China really bank on consumer spending to drive growth?  South China Morning Post

Rising household debt levels and concerns about job prospects are threatening to derail Beijing's grand plan, analysts say.

Consumer spending rallies on Nike earnings - CNBC

Published: Fri, 21 Dec 2018 08:00:00 GMT

Consumer spending rallies on Nike earnings  CNBC

Stacey Widlitz, SW Retail Advisors president, speaks to "Squawk on the Street" about Nike's strong quarterly earnings.

UK consumer spending falls by most since July in run-up to Brexit:... - Reuters

Published: Sun, 16 Dec 2018 08:00:00 GMT

UK consumer spending falls by most since July in run-up to Brexit:...  Reuters

LONDON (Reuters) - British consumer spending fell by the most since July last month, payments company Visa said on Tuesday, adding to signs of slowing ...

Sharp Surge in Consumer Spending Backs GDP Growth: 5 Picks - Zacks.com

Published: Mon, 29 Oct 2018 07:00:00 GMT

Sharp Surge in Consumer Spending Backs GDP Growth: 5 Picks  Zacks.com

Consumer spending that accounts for more than two-third of economic output grows 4% in the third quarter, the strongest since the fourth quarter of 2014.

Consumer Spending Update: Economic Confidence Springs Forward - Rasmussen Reports

Published: Fri, 15 Mar 2019 07:00:00 GMT

Consumer Spending Update: Economic Confidence Springs Forward  Rasmussen Reports

Friday, March 15, 2019. The Rasmussen Reports Economic Index climbed to 142.4 in March, up seven points from last month and ranking with 2018's highs.

Flight Centre shares torpedoed on profit downgrade - Motley Fool Australia

Published: Fri, 26 Apr 2019 00:06:21 GMT

Flight Centre shares torpedoed on profit downgrade  Motley Fool Australia

The Flight Centre Travel Group Ltd (ASX: FLT) is likely to plunge in trade on Friday after the group downgraded its full year 2019 profit before tax expectations to ...

Has The Rebound In U.S. Consumer Spending And Income Peaked? - Seeking Alpha

Published: Tue, 30 Oct 2018 07:00:00 GMT

Has The Rebound In U.S. Consumer Spending And Income Peaked?  Seeking Alpha

Most economic measures continue to paint an upbeat profile for the US, but yesterday's September report on consumer spending and income hints at the ...

How to predict consumer spending trends? Use data, intuition - ABC News

Published: Wed, 06 Mar 2019 08:00:00 GMT

How to predict consumer spending trends? Use data, intuition  ABC News

Small business owners who want to predict what consumers will buy next month, next season or next year can get some answers by mining the internet for data, ...

Israel's Economy Beats Expectations on Consumer Spending - Bloomberg

Published: Sun, 17 Feb 2019 08:00:00 GMT

Israel's Economy Beats Expectations on Consumer Spending  Bloomberg

Israel's economy expanded in late 2018 at its fastest pace since the first quarter of the year on a rebound in consumer spending, beating economists' estimates.

UK consumer spending recovers to pre-crisis levels - Financial Times

Published: Thu, 24 Jan 2019 08:00:00 GMT

UK consumer spending recovers to pre-crisis levels  Financial Times

UK household spending reached its highest level since the pre-crisis peak last year, despite the squeeze on real incomes that followed sterling's Brexit-induced ...

The Dark Side to Rising Consumer Spending - The Wall Street Journal

Published: Mon, 16 Jul 2018 07:00:00 GMT

The Dark Side to Rising Consumer Spending  The Wall Street Journal

Sure, Americans are spending more, but where are they getting the money? Retail sales were solid in June, rising 0.5% from a month earlier, the Commerce ...

Consumer Spending In UK Falls In November Despite Black Friday - PYMNTS.com

Published: Mon, 17 Dec 2018 08:00:00 GMT

Consumer Spending In UK Falls In November Despite Black Friday  PYMNTS.com

Consumer spending in the U.K, was down in November despite the Black Friday sales weekend, with worries about Brexit affecting the economy.

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