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

Published: Sun, 09 Dec 2018 18:38:21 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 ...

Netflix Hits $86.6M In Nov. Mobile Consumer Spending - PYMNTS.com

Published: Fri, 07 Dec 2018 22:42:16 GMT

Netflix Hits $86.6M In Nov. Mobile Consumer Spending  PYMNTS.com

Netflix customers spent more than ever before in November on its mobile apps — $86.6 million — a whopping 77 percent higher than last year.

Consumer Spending Jumps 0.6% in October - CFO Magazine

Published: Thu, 29 Nov 2018 19:36:37 GMT

Consumer Spending Jumps 0.6% in October  CFO Magazine

Consumer spending is up, as U.S. shoppers are benefiting from moderate inflationary pressures, while incomes increased 0.5% last month.

UK consumer spending slows in run-up to Brexit - industry data - Reuters

Published: Tue, 04 Dec 2018 00:12:00 GMT

UK consumer spending slows in run-up to Brexit - industry data  Reuters

British consumer spending grew last month at its slowest pace in more than a year, excluding Easter distortions, with online Black Friday sales failing to offset a ...

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, ...

Greek economic growth accelerates in third quarter on stronger consumer spending - Reuters

Published: Tue, 04 Dec 2018 11:33:00 GMT

Greek economic growth accelerates in third quarter on stronger consumer spending  Reuters

Greece's economy expanded for a ninth straight quarter in July-to-September and at a faster pace than the previous quarter, mainly driven by stronger consumer ...

Consumer confidence drives holiday spending - Pocono Record

Published: Sun, 09 Dec 2018 14:04:43 GMT

Consumer confidence drives holiday spending  Pocono Record

With holiday shopping projections expected to exceed $700 billion this year, retailers are looking to get their slice of the holiday pie.With online shopping ...

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 ...

US consumer spending picks up - Arkansas Online

Published: Fri, 30 Nov 2018 07:57:00 GMT

US consumer spending picks up  Arkansas Online

Americans' spending rose by more than forecast in October, giving the biggest part of the economy a solid start to the quarter, while a measure of underlying ...

US consumer spending up strong 0.6% in October - The Daily Courier

Published: Sat, 01 Dec 2018 23:45:51 GMT

US consumer spending up strong 0.6% in October  The Daily Courier

WASHINGTON — Consumers boosted their spending in October at the fastest pace in seven months, while their incomes rose by the largest amount in nine ...

US consumer spending rises strong 0.6 percent in October, while incomes up solid 0.5 percent - Washington Post

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

US consumer spending rises strong 0.6 percent in October, while incomes up solid 0.5 percent  Washington Post

US consumer spending rises strong 0.6 percent in October, while incomes up solid 0.5 percent.

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

Published: Fri, 30 Nov 2018 12:27:54 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. economy grew 3.5 percent in third quarter; consumer spending lower but still strong - Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Published: Wed, 28 Nov 2018 14:15:00 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 ...

Adoption of mobile payment shifts consumer spending patterns, habits - Science Daily

Published: Thu, 29 Nov 2018 16:48:48 GMT

Adoption of mobile payment shifts consumer spending patterns, habits  Science Daily

Paying for goods with a smartphone not only increases the overall transaction amount and frequency of purchases by consumers, it also effectively replaces the ...

Consumer spending surges in October, jobless claims rise - Fox Business

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

Consumer spending surges in October, jobless claims rise  Fox Business

Spending jumped 0.6 percent as households spent more on prescription drugs and utilities.

Target CEO Brian Cornell says 'no sign' consumer spending is slowing ahead of holidays - CNBC

Published: Tue, 20 Nov 2018 08:00:00 GMT

Target CEO Brian Cornell says 'no sign' consumer spending is slowing ahead of holidays  CNBC

Target CEO Brian Cornell said Tuesday that there's absolutely "no sign" consumer spending is cooling off as retailers head into the holiday season. "There is no ...

Black Friday 2018 on track for record consumer spending - CBS News

Published: Fri, 23 Nov 2018 08:00:00 GMT

Black Friday 2018 on track for record consumer spending  CBS News

Last Updated Nov 23, 2018 3:00 PM EST. Black Friday is gearing up to break records for cyberspending in the U.S. Firing up their payment cards, consumers by ...

UK Consumer Spending Slows In Run-Up To Brexit, Data Shows - ESM - The European Supermarket Magazine

Published: Tue, 04 Dec 2018 09:23:38 GMT

UK Consumer Spending Slows In Run-Up To Brexit, Data Shows  ESM - The European Supermarket Magazine

British consumer spending grew last month at its slowest pace in more than a year, excluding Easter distortions, with online Black Friday sales failing to offset a ...

Consumer Spending Should Lift AXP - Investorplace.com

Published: Fri, 30 Nov 2018 14:16:35 GMT

Consumer Spending Should Lift AXP  Investorplace.com

I am recommending a bullsih trade on the American Express Company (NYSE:AXP), the credit card and travel services provider. AXP should benefit from any ...

Retail ETF Investors Aren't Impressed with Rising Consumer Spending - ETF Trends

Published: Tue, 20 Nov 2018 08:00:00 GMT

Retail ETF Investors Aren't Impressed with Rising Consumer Spending  ETF Trends

U.S. retailers revealed rising sales in their latest quarterly report cards, reflecting robust consumer spending in a healthy economy ahead of the traditional ...

U.K. consumers rein in spending as household confidence wanes - PaymentsSource

Published: Tue, 04 Dec 2018 18:31:00 GMT

U.K. consumers rein in spending as household confidence wanes  PaymentsSource

U.K. consumer spending growth slowed in November as concerns about Brexit prompted households to become more cautious with their cash.

Consumer spending at department stores down for the 13th month in row - Retail Gazette

Published: Wed, 05 Dec 2018 15:45:00 GMT

Consumer spending at department stores down for the 13th month in row  Retail Gazette

Consumer spending at department stores across the UK has fallen for the 13th consecutive month, according to new data. Barclaycard said spending in ...

US consumer spending on video games is up 24% compared with this time last year - MCV

Published: Tue, 04 Dec 2018 12:19:02 GMT

US consumer spending on video games is up 24% compared with this time last year  MCV

"The market continues to thrive with compelling gaming *content*"

Study: Gift card use increases consumer spending - Ecommerce - BizReport

Published: Tue, 04 Dec 2018 13:02:36 GMT

Study: Gift card use increases consumer spending - Ecommerce  BizReport

Merchants and marketers might want to offer more in the way of gift cards. That is one takeaway from new data which indicates that consumers, on average, are ...

Chipping in for information: Consumer spending study to be s... - Daily Republic

Published: Thu, 22 Nov 2018 22:38:50 GMT

Chipping in for information: Consumer spending study to be s...  Daily Republic

Six months into a year-long partnership with an analytics company, the city of Mitchell and four of its organizations are preparing to share results with local ...

Consumer Spending Strong Going Into Holiday Season - Cheddar

Published: Fri, 09 Nov 2018 08:00:00 GMT

Consumer Spending Strong Going Into Holiday Season  Cheddar

The holidays are around the corner and as income expectations continue to rise, analysts are expecting strong consumer spending. Tendayi Kapfidze, Chief ...

Nearly a Third of Consumers Say They Plan to Spend Less This Holiday Season - Morning Consult

Published: Fri, 30 Nov 2018 23:23:26 GMT

Nearly a Third of Consumers Say They Plan to Spend Less This Holiday Season  Morning Consult

Saving money, not spending it, is on many customers' minds as they shop for the holidays, according to new Morning Consult data — another potential crack in ...

U.S. Consumer Spending Tops Estimates as Inflation Cools - Bloomberg

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

U.S. Consumer Spending Tops Estimates as Inflation Cools  Bloomberg

Simona Mocuta, senior economist at State Street Global Advisors, and Nathan Thooft, head of global asset allocation at Manulife Asset Management, examine ...

Strong Consumer Spending Isn't Enough for Retail ETFs - ETF Trends

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

Strong Consumer Spending Isn't Enough for Retail ETFs  ETF Trends

Despite strong third quarter results that revealed improved consumer spending, retail and consumer discretionary sector-related exchange traded funds ...

Australia: Growth stumbles, consumer spending soft – Westpac - FXStreet

Published: Wed, 05 Dec 2018 05:46:00 GMT

Australia: Growth stumbles, consumer spending soft – Westpac  FXStreet

Analysts at Westpac, point out that the Australian output growth slowed to 0.3% in the September quarter, well below expectations (market median and W.

US consumer borrowing climbed 7.73% in Oct. from a year ago - Richmond.com

Published: Fri, 07 Dec 2018 20:38:37 GMT

US consumer borrowing climbed 7.73% in Oct. from a year ago  Richmond.com

WASHINGTON (AP) — Americans boosted their borrowing by 7.73% in October from a year ago, the largest increase in nearly a year as consumer spending has ...

GDP Unrevised at 3.5 Percent, Business Investment Revised Up, Consumer Spending Revised Down - Breitbart News

Published: Wed, 28 Nov 2018 13:33:00 GMT

GDP Unrevised at 3.5 Percent, Business Investment Revised Up, Consumer Spending Revised Down  Breitbart News

The economy grew at a 3.5 percent annualized rate in the third quarter, according to the government's second estimate for the July through September period.

‘Post-90s’ generation dominates 11.11 festival - South China Morning Post

Published: Mon, 12 Nov 2018 08:00:00 GMT

‘Post-90s’ generation dominates 11.11 festival  South China Morning Post

People born in 1990s have become main consumption power, Alibaba CEO Daniel Zhang says.

The Walmart/Amazon Whole Paycheck Matchup - PYMNTS.com

Published: Mon, 19 Nov 2018 08:00:00 GMT

The Walmart/Amazon Whole Paycheck Matchup  PYMNTS.com

Walmart captures more retail spend, but Amazon is catching up. Who drives more will come down to increasing share in grocery and health/personal care ...

French consumer spending recovered in October - Reuters UK

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

French consumer spending recovered in October  Reuters UK

French consumer spending picked up in October from the previous month, according to the INSEE statistics office, offering some relief from data showing ...

Consumer spending slows down July-Sept - Business Daily

Published: Thu, 06 Dec 2018 18:19:37 GMT

Consumer spending slows down July-Sept  Business Daily

Kenyan consumer spending slowed between July and September this year amid worsening economic conditions and a gloomy economic outlook.

UK consumer spending sags in October: Visa - Reuters

Published: Tue, 13 Nov 2018 00:13:00 GMT

UK consumer spending sags in October: Visa  Reuters

British consumers reined in spending last month, payments company Visa said on Tuesday, adding to signs that the economy is on track for slower growth in the ...

Consumer spending the key for economists in GDP figures - The Australian Financial Review

Published: Sun, 02 Dec 2018 03:42:00 GMT

Consumer spending the key for economists in GDP figures  The Australian Financial Review

Economists are awaiting indications wage growth has ticked higher in the second half of the year, with consumer spending set to be the key focus when ...

Consumer spending rises in November, finds research - Talking Retail

Published: Tue, 04 Dec 2018 10:14:55 GMT

Consumer spending rises in November, finds research  Talking Retail

Consumer spending grew 3.3% year-on-year in November, dipping to the lowest level of growth since March, when the 'Beast from the East' took its toll on th.

Beijing Relaxes E-Commerce Imports to Stimulate Consumer Spending - Caixin Global

Published: Fri, 23 Nov 2018 08:00:00 GMT

Beijing Relaxes E-Commerce Imports to Stimulate Consumer Spending  Caixin Global

The Chinese government is raising the amount of money that people living in major cities can spend tax-free on overseas goods via e-commerce platforms by ...

Retail's Third Quarter: Who Benefited From the Consumer Spending Wave? - WWD

Published: Tue, 13 Nov 2018 08:00:00 GMT

Retail's Third Quarter: Who Benefited From the Consumer Spending Wave?  WWD

Macy's Inc. kicks off a spate of earnings reports from the major players on Wednesday.

App stores to pass $122B in 2019, with gaming and subscriptions driving growth - TechCrunch

Published: Wed, 05 Dec 2018 15:47:00 GMT

App stores to pass $122B in 2019, with gaming and subscriptions driving growth  TechCrunch

Mobile intelligence and data firm App Annie is today releasing its 2019 predictions for the worldwide app economy, including its forecast around consumer ...

Economy Slowing Despite Strong Consumer Spending - Newsmax

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

Economy Slowing Despite Strong Consumer Spending  Newsmax

Despite October's strong consumer spending, there are some signs that the economy may be slowing.

NPD Group: Total Industry Consumer Spending on Video Games in U.S. Increases 24 Percent to $9.1 Billion in the Third Quarter of 2018 - Benzinga

Published: Fri, 30 Nov 2018 12:00:00 GMT

NPD Group: Total Industry Consumer Spending on Video Games in U.S. Increases 24 Percent to $9.1 Billion in the Third Quarter of 2018  Benzinga

PORT WASHINGTON, N.Y., Nov. 30, 2018 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ -- According to the Q3 2018 Games Market Dynamics: U.S.* report from leading global ...

Hockey in Seattle will have implications elsewhere, including Tacoma - The News Tribune

Published: Sat, 08 Dec 2018 08:00:00 GMT

Hockey in Seattle will have implications elsewhere, including Tacoma  The News Tribune

An NHL team is headed to Seattle. The prospect of another big-ticket professional sports franchise in the region has loads of implications for business and ...

How Subscriptions May Propel Atmospheric App Store Growth - PYMNTS.com

Published: Thu, 06 Dec 2018 16:00:52 GMT

How Subscriptions May Propel Atmospheric App Store Growth  PYMNTS.com

Retail news: Subscriptions could help grow consumer spend in mobile app stores, including the Apple App Store and Google Play.

Oct. Consumer Credit Logs Fastest Gains In 11 Months - PYMNTS.com

Published: Fri, 07 Dec 2018 23:17:25 GMT

Oct. Consumer Credit Logs Fastest Gains In 11 Months  PYMNTS.com

In the United States, consumer debt gained at its headiest pace in October. Credit card and other revolving debt gained by rates not seen in 11 months.

FTSE 100 down in the dumps after underwhelming consumer spending data - Proactive Investors UK

Published: Tue, 04 Dec 2018 11:05:00 GMT

FTSE 100 down in the dumps after underwhelming consumer spending data  Proactive Investors UK

The Footsie surrendered early gains. Construction PMI data was mildly encouraging but consumer spending figures were not.

Consumers are spending and it's not just at Walmart and Amazon - CNN

Published: Mon, 12 Nov 2018 08:00:00 GMT

Consumers are spending and it's not just at Walmart and Amazon  CNN

New York (CNN Business) Black Friday is less than two weeks away, and American consumers, buoyed by a strong economy and rising wages, are ready to ...

Brits Are Being More Cautious With How Much They Spend - Bloomberg

Published: Tue, 04 Dec 2018 00:01:00 GMT

Brits Are Being More Cautious With How Much They Spend  Bloomberg

U.K. consumer spending growth slowed in November as concerns about Brexit prompted households to become more cautious with their cash.

Gift Card Spend Averages $59 Over Face Value - PYMNTS.com

Published: Wed, 28 Nov 2018 20:58:40 GMT

Gift Card Spend Averages $59 Over Face Value  PYMNTS.com

According to a First Data retail insights survey, consumers are spending more than the original value on their gift cards for the fifth year in a row.

Global Recession Alarms Aren’t Ringing, Despite Market Mayhem - The Wall Street Journal

Published: Sun, 09 Dec 2018 17:08:00 GMT

Global Recession Alarms Aren’t Ringing, Despite Market Mayhem  The Wall Street Journal

Investors are growing anxious about the prospect of recession in developed countries, but many economic trends don't fit with patterns that presaged previous ...

Record €100bn of consumer spending begins at home - The Times

Published: Mon, 19 Nov 2018 08:00:00 GMT

Record €100bn of consumer spending begins at home  The Times

A growing appetite for home renovations is likely to help the economy to a record level of consumer spending, outstripping the heyday of the Celtic Tiger, ...

Economic growth slows but sunny weather boosts consumer spending - DutchNews.nl

Published: Wed, 14 Nov 2018 08:00:00 GMT

Economic growth slows but sunny weather boosts consumer spending  DutchNews.nl

The Dutch economy grew just 0.2% in the third quarter of 2018, compared with the previous three months, the lowest quarterly rise in the past two years.

AfDB predicts $2.5 trillion consumer spending in Africa by 2030 - Ghana Business News

Published: Sat, 08 Dec 2018 08:23:30 GMT

AfDB predicts $2.5 trillion consumer spending in Africa by 2030  Ghana Business News

The African Development Bank (AfDB) has predicted that consumer spending in Africa will hit $2.5 trillion by 2030, while business to business investments will ...

Consumer spending set to hit €105 billion this year - RTÉ News

Published: Mon, 19 Nov 2018 08:00:00 GMT

Consumer spending set to hit €105 billion this year  RTÉ News

Irish consumer spending is expected to reach €105 billion this year, which would eclipse the previous record of €100 billion hit during the Celtic Tiger in 2007.

Strong Thanksgiving dining spend signals growth through New Year's - Restaurant Dive

Published: Wed, 05 Dec 2018 02:04:06 GMT

Strong Thanksgiving dining spend signals growth through New Year's  Restaurant Dive

The Thanksgiving holiday season boasted strong consumer spending, especially for the restaurant industry. Economic indicators predict a strong holiday ...

New data backs earlier retirements - Sarasota Herald-Tribune

Published: Sun, 09 Dec 2018 07:07:50 GMT

New data backs earlier retirements  Sarasota Herald-Tribune

Research shows that retirees don't spend the same amount year after year.

Consumers' Holiday Spending Estimate Is Down, but Still Solid - Gallup

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

Consumers' Holiday Spending Estimate Is Down, but Still Solid  Gallup

Consumers are offering conflicting signals about whether their holiday spending will be stronger than usual, or just average.

Housing downturn poised to weaken consumer spending - YourMortgage.com.au

Published: Wed, 05 Dec 2018 16:36:49 GMT

Housing downturn poised to weaken consumer spending  YourMortgage.com.au

The continued decline in home prices will start dampening homeowners' spending habits, credit agency Moody's warned. In a report in The Australian Financial ...

Luxury retirement care settings thrive - Arkansas Democrat-Gazette

Published: Sun, 09 Dec 2018 08:05:16 GMT

Luxury retirement care settings thrive  Arkansas Democrat-Gazette

The restaurant at Fountaingrove Lodge has a sweeping view of California's Sonoma County, a panorama one might expect at a five-star resort. The grounds ...

Fed Wants You to Know: It's Shifting to More Cautious Rate Path - Yahoo Finance

Published: Fri, 07 Dec 2018 21:58:00 GMT

Fed Wants You to Know: It's Shifting to More Cautious Rate Path  Yahoo Finance

The gradual path of increases in the federal funds rate has served us well by giving us time to assess the effects of policy as we have proceeded,'' Brainard said ...

Consumers Expected to Be 'Very Active' in Strong Holiday Season: Mastercard Exec - TheStreet.com

Published: Fri, 23 Nov 2018 08:00:00 GMT

Consumers Expected to Be 'Very Active' in Strong Holiday Season: Mastercard Exec  TheStreet.com

Consumer spend us expected to grow at a rate slightly higher than that of most holiday seasons.

Tracking consumer spending habits on #Black Friday - CNBCAfrica.com

Published: Fri, 23 Nov 2018 08:00:00 GMT

Tracking consumer spending habits on #Black Friday  CNBCAfrica.com

Joining CNBC Africa to dissect what Black Friday means for SA consumer culture is Christoph Nieuwoudt, CEO of FNB Consumer. By. CNBC Africa. -. November ...

Downtown holiday parade spirit contest winners - Youngstown Vindicator

Published: Sun, 09 Dec 2018 05:00:00 GMT

Downtown holiday parade spirit contest winners  Youngstown Vindicator

Downtown holiday parade spirit contest winners. YOUNGSTOWN. Home Savings and Loan, which acted as the grand marshal of the 2018 Youngstown Holiday ...

Spike in U.S. Consumer Spending Portends New Interest Rate Hike - Invests.com

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

Spike in U.S. Consumer Spending Portends New Interest Rate Hike  Invests.com

Arthur J. Villasanta – Fourth Estate Contributor. Washington, DC, United States (4E) – U.S. consumer spending over the past seven months will likely prompt the ...

US Consumer Spending on Games Reached $9.1 Billion in Q3 2018, According to NPD - PlayStation LifeStyle

Published: Sat, 01 Dec 2018 08:00:00 GMT

US Consumer Spending on Games Reached $9.1 Billion in Q3 2018, According to NPD  PlayStation LifeStyle

Spider-Man PS4 sales were one of the highlights of US consumer spending on software in Q3 2018, according to NPD.

Fewer shoppers spent less over the five-day holiday kickoff. Retailer group still sees strong season ahead - Dallas News

Published: Tue, 27 Nov 2018 08:00:00 GMT

Fewer shoppers spent less over the five-day holiday kickoff. Retailer group still sees strong season ahead  Dallas News

After sizing up a long weekend that saw fewer shoppers who spent less money, the National Retail Federation says it still expects consumer spending...

Study Finds Consumers Who Pay With Gift Cards Spend More - JCK

Published: Fri, 30 Nov 2018 11:20:00 GMT

Study Finds Consumers Who Pay With Gift Cards Spend More  JCK

A new study from First Data concludes that consumers who shop with gift cards are spending more money—above the monetary value of the gift card—than ever ...

CH Robinson targets Chinese import market as consumer spending rockets - The Loadstar

Published: Mon, 26 Nov 2018 08:00:00 GMT

CH Robinson targets Chinese import market as consumer spending rockets  The Loadstar

With the US-China trade war showing no sign of abating, CH Robinson is setting its sights on China's booming import market. The 3PL already controls some ...

Luxury Retailers Are in Bear Market Territory - Investopedia

Published: Fri, 07 Dec 2018 17:08:53 GMT

Luxury Retailers Are in Bear Market Territory  Investopedia

Luxury retailer stocks are in bear market territory just before Christmas, but they appear ripe for a bounce.

The outlook may have dimmed, but the U.S. economy is still going strong - Yahoo Finance

Published: Tue, 20 Nov 2018 08:00:00 GMT

The outlook may have dimmed, but the U.S. economy is still going strong  Yahoo Finance

Consumers, the labor market, and the financial situation for most U.S. households points to an economy that is likely to remain in good shape despite slower ...

Christmas spending expected to increase ‘modestly,’ despite consumer estimates - ABC10.com KXTV

Published: Fri, 23 Nov 2018 08:00:00 GMT

Christmas spending expected to increase ‘modestly,’ despite consumer estimates  ABC10.com KXTV

Holiday spending this year is expected to be up “modestly,” according to a Gallup poll, despite a drop in consumer spending estimates for November. A Gallup ...

Consumer spending to reach a record €105bn - surpassing boomtime peak - Independent.ie

Published: Mon, 19 Nov 2018 08:00:00 GMT

Consumer spending to reach a record €105bn - surpassing boomtime peak  Independent.ie

Irish consumer spending is set to reach a record €105bn this year, surpassing the boomtime peak set in 2007, according to a new report.

Consumer spending, food inflation and recruitment among caterers' Brexit fears - The Caterer.com

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

Consumer spending, food inflation and recruitment among caterers' Brexit fears  The Caterer.com

Tighter consumer spending, rising food inflation and staff recruitment difficulties are the biggest factors expected to constrain growth for foodservice...

RPT-Wall St Week Ahead-Licking their wounds, fund managers prep for rally in '19 - Reuters

Published: Sun, 09 Dec 2018 12:03:00 GMT

RPT-Wall St Week Ahead-Licking their wounds, fund managers prep for rally in '19  Reuters

With bond and equity markets from the United States to emerging markets all on pace to lose money this year, investors have not seen this much red on their ...

An early holiday gift: Lower gas, oil prices could boost spending, economy - USA TODAY

Published: Fri, 16 Nov 2018 08:00:00 GMT

An early holiday gift: Lower gas, oil prices could boost spending, economy  USA TODAY

The drop in oil and gas prices is likely to lift consumer spending and the economy. That boost should more than offset a dip in oil investment.

Production limit boosts oil prices | Business | Journal Gazette - Fort Wayne Journal Gazette

Published: Sat, 08 Dec 2018 06:07:57 GMT

Production limit boosts oil prices | Business | Journal Gazette  Fort Wayne Journal Gazette

VIENNA – Oil prices spiked sharply higher Friday as major oil producers, including the OPEC cartel, agreed to cut global oil production by 1.2 m ...

WASHINGTON | US consumer spending rises strong 0.6 percent in October, while incomes up solid 0.5 percent - STL.News

Published: Thu, 29 Nov 2018 15:04:00 GMT

WASHINGTON | US consumer spending rises strong 0.6 percent in October, while incomes up solid 0.5 percent  STL.News

WASHINGTON— US consumer spending rises strong 0.6 percent in October, while incomes up solid 0.5 percent. By Associated Press.

China exports weaken ahead of US trade talks - PBS NewsHour

Published: Sat, 08 Dec 2018 19:56:03 GMT

China exports weaken ahead of US trade talks  PBS NewsHour

BEIJING — China's export growth sank in November as global demand weakened, adding to pressure on Beijing ahead of trade talks with Washington. Exports ...

Stocks head south -- again -- as investor fears grow - CBS News

Published: Fri, 07 Dec 2018 21:01:00 GMT

Stocks head south -- again -- as investor fears grow  CBS News

Financial markets are tumbling despite the U.S. economy continuing to perform well -- here's why.

Berkshire Hathaway Invests In Emerging Markets Consumer Growth - Seeking Alpha

Published: Sat, 01 Dec 2018 08:00:00 GMT

Berkshire Hathaway Invests In Emerging Markets Consumer Growth  Seeking Alpha

By Kara Marciscano, CFA At Berkshire Hathaway's (NYSE:BRK.A) (NYSE:BRK.B) 2018 annual shareholder meeting, Warren Buffett lamented missing the ...

The Big Danger to the Trump Economy Is Trump - The Weekly Standard

Published: Sat, 08 Dec 2018 11:06:30 GMT

The Big Danger to the Trump Economy Is Trump  The Weekly Standard

The fundamentals are still strong. But the stock market collapse is on the president's thumbs.

Watch geeks drive trade in old tickers - NWAOnline

Published: Sun, 09 Dec 2018 08:24:45 GMT

Watch geeks drive trade in old tickers  NWAOnline

About two dozen traders sit in an open-layout second floor of a building in suburban Philadelphia. Surrounded by computer monitors, loud conversation and ...

Japan's prime minister calls for public works spending program to help lift the economy - CNBC

Published: Sun, 11 Nov 2018 08:00:00 GMT

Japan's prime minister calls for public works spending program to help lift the economy  CNBC

Japan's Prime Minister Shinzo Abe called on Monday for a new public works spending program to stimulate the economy amid growing concerns about global ...

Bengaluru lapped up maximum consumer durables last year - Deccan Herald

Published: Sun, 09 Dec 2018 19:41:02 GMT

Bengaluru lapped up maximum consumer durables last year  Deccan Herald

Amid concerns of depressed consumer demand taking a toll on the Indian economy, a study by the Indian Council for Research on International Economic ...

Higher consumer spending expected in abnormal shopping season - Independent Online

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

Higher consumer spending expected in abnormal shopping season  Independent Online

Artificial intelligence to assist retailers navigate the 2018 shopping season anomaly.

Australian economy stalls as consumers spend less - FRANCE 24

Published: Wed, 05 Dec 2018 02:10:00 GMT

Australian economy stalls as consumers spend less  FRANCE 24

Sydney (AFP). Australia's economic growth stalled in the third-quarter of the year with consumer spending running out of steam as house prices fell further, ...

US household wealth jumps $2T, led by rising stock market - Fox News

Published: Thu, 06 Dec 2018 17:17:56 GMT

US household wealth jumps $2T, led by rising stock market  Fox News

A stock market rally, which has since reversed, propelled U.S. household net worth to a record high of $109 trillion in the July-September quarter.

Adoption of mobile payment shifts consumer spending patterns, habits: study - Xinhua | English.news.cn - Xinhua

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

Adoption of mobile payment shifts consumer spending patterns, habits: study - Xinhua | English.news.cn  Xinhua

CHICAGO, Nov. 29 (Xinhua) -- Rapid adoption of paying for consumer goods with a smartphone is disrupting consumers' spending patterns and consumption ...

Impulse-Buying: How Technology Is Making It Easier to Spend Money - The Ringer

Published: Wed, 21 Nov 2018 08:00:00 GMT

Impulse-Buying: How Technology Is Making It Easier to Spend Money  The Ringer

As household debt rises, so too are online innovations that aim to turn your wants and needs into stuff with minimal interruption. So how can we bring ...

In the run-up to Christmas, businesses take a hit from ‘Yellow Vest’ protests - FRANCE 24 English

Published: Fri, 07 Dec 2018 18:05:00 GMT

In the run-up to Christmas, businesses take a hit from ‘Yellow Vest’ protests  FRANCE 24 English

The 'Yellow Vest' protest movement in France has hit businesses hard. In the crucial shopping weeks leading up to Christmas, retailers have been told to close ...

Stocks are plummeting, but a U.S. recession doesn’t look imminent - The Washington Post

Published: Tue, 04 Dec 2018 21:35:28 GMT

Stocks are plummeting, but a U.S. recession doesn’t look imminent  The Washington Post

Alarm bells sounded on Wall Street this week as something happened that hasn't occurred in a decade: The U.S. yield curve inverted. This is one of the most ...

Why are markets so volatile? JP Morgan's quant guru thinks 'fake news' is to blame - CNBC

Published: Fri, 07 Dec 2018 18:10:37 GMT

Why are markets so volatile? JP Morgan's quant guru thinks 'fake news' is to blame  CNBC

There's a yawning chasm between the real U.S. economy and how markets are behaving, and the media is to blame, according to J.P. Morgan Chase top quant ...

Consumers Spending More Online Around Black Friday, Reports NPD's Checkout - Benzinga

Published: Mon, 19 Nov 2018 08:05:00 GMT

Consumers Spending More Online Around Black Friday, Reports NPD's Checkout  Benzinga

PORT WASHINGTON, N.Y., Nov. 19, 2018 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ -- Analysis from NPD's Checkout, a receipt mining *service*, shows the average amount spent ...

Holiday Spending Should Be Strong. And Then? - The New York Times

Published: Thu, 22 Nov 2018 08:00:00 GMT

Holiday Spending Should Be Strong. And Then?  The New York Times

Consumer confidence points to open pocketbooks in the short run. Trade tensions, market upheaval and other factors may make the new year less bright.

Mixed Signals on the Economy - U.S. News & World Report

Published: Fri, 07 Dec 2018 11:00:00 GMT

Mixed Signals on the Economy  U.S. News & World Report

The key housing and auto sectors are sending mixed signals about the future.

WWD Viewpoint: It’s the Holidays…Again - WWD

Published: Mon, 12 Nov 2018 08:00:00 GMT

WWD Viewpoint: It’s the Holidays…Again  WWD

The holiday shopping season is poised to see robust sales, so why am I feeling uneasy?

The Daily Shot: The Market Is Pricing in a Slowdown in Consumer Spending - Wall Street Journal

Published: Tue, 20 Nov 2018 08:00:00 GMT

The Daily Shot: The Market Is Pricing in a Slowdown in Consumer Spending  Wall Street Journal

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Cramer's game plan: Between the Fed, China and Apple, get ready for more volatility - CNBC

Published: Fri, 07 Dec 2018 23:13:54 GMT

Cramer's game plan: Between the Fed, China and Apple, get ready for more volatility  CNBC

Jim Cramer goes over his game plan for the week ahead and tells investors to expect more volatility.

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