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November 27 2019
Markets/Economy . Consumer Spending .
Article Recipe for a happy Thanksgiving Philip Orlando
November 27 2019

A strong labor market, rising wages and lower gas prices represent a trifecta for consumer spending.

December 9 2019
Consumer Spending . Markets/Economy .
Article What's in store for holiday shopping? Barbara Miller
November 26 2019

Barbara Miller says stores that best match online with traditional should keep doing well.

November 25 2019
Consumer Spending . Markets/Economy .
Infographic Hope for the Holidays November 25 2019

November and December retail sales are looking bright this year.

September 6 2019
Equity . Markets/Economy .
Article Quirky August jobs report strikes again Philip Orlando
September 6 2019

Expect the soft August employment figures to be revised upward.

August 26 2019
Consumer Spending . Cash Management .
Infographic College: the new 'debt sentence' August 26 2019

At nearly $1.6 trillion, student debt is double the size of the Defense budget and is second only to mortgages on the list of the largest household liabilities.

July 15 2019
Markets/Economy . Consumer Spending .
Article Consumers stronger than they appear Philip Orlando
May 17 2019

Shoppers shrugged off several issues causing 'Mapril' retail sales to be solid.

April 9 2019
Consumer Spending .
Infographic Housing market on the rebound April 1 2019

Housing momentum is building as millennials move in and home prices moderate.

July 15 2019
Equity . Markets/Economy .
Article Follow the money Philip Orlando
March 27 2019

Corporate earnings and GDP growth got tangled in several temporary issues in Q1 and should bounce back.

July 15 2019
Equity . Markets/Economy .
Article Crosscurrents fading Philip Orlando
March 1 2019

If they do, stocks could float to our 3,100 year-end target.

July 15 2019
Liquidity . Interest Rates .
Article Stopping the pendulum's swing Deborah Cunningham
March 1 2019

Fed's Powell wants the markets to forget his vacillations of late 2018.

July 15 2019
Equity . Markets/Economy .
Article Q4 GDP: Not so bad after all Philip Orlando
February 28 2019

Capex and consumer spending beat expectations, helping to drive GDP growth of 2.6%.

July 15 2019
Equity . Markets/Economy .
Article Christmas sales plunge Philip Orlando
February 14 2019

Retail sales were solid in October and November; what happened in December?

July 15 2019
Consumer Spending . Markets/Economy .
Article 5 trends that are reshaping retail Ian Miller
February 5 2019

It's not just online shopping. Retailers are using big data in all its forms to anticipate and meet customers' needs ... and to operate more efficiently, too.

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