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Economy
How consumer intentions to spend on electronics like iPhones and tablets could impact holiday sales.
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Economy
JOLTS — the Bureau of Labor Statistic’s monthly Job Openings and Labor Turnover Survey — is an effective measure of employer and employee confidence in the economy.
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Economy
A confluence of events – including treacherous weather through most of the winter, West Coast port disruptions, a stronger U.S. dollar, weak foreign growth and declines in energy sector investments – all significantly impacted retail sales so far this year, and have changed how future sales will shape up for the rest of the year.
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Economy
After a weak first quarter, the economy found its footing this spring and is expected to continue its rebound.
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Economy
A look at the economic factors contributing to solid growth prospects for consumer spending over the course of the second quarter.
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Economy
Lower energy costs, rising home equity, job and income gains and increased buying power from the stronger U.S. dollar will all continue to positively contribute to greater consumer spending ability — a key factor for further economic gains.
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Economy
Late winter and early spring weather patterns look similar to last year. But this season's economic factors are substantially different and provide a stronger foundation for consumer spending in the months ahead.
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Economy
The economy is recovering but continues to be characterized by fits and starts and highs and lows. Chief Economist Jack Kleinhenz remains optimistic about overall growth for the retail industry in 2015.
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