Consumer Spending

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    Learn how to have the wedding you've always wanted ... without going broke.
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    Deflation can adversely affect the economy in significant ways.
  3. India’s Retail Inflation Reached 22-Month High ...

    Retail inflation for June reached a 22-month high, dashing investors’ hopes of an ...
  4. Kimberly-Clark Exiting Venezuela Operations ...

    Kimberly-Clark plans to shut down operations in Venezuela due to the worsening economy, ...
  5. UK Consumer Confidence Tumbles Sharply on Brexit

    Consumer confidence in the U.K.shows the sharpest drop in 21 years post-Brexit.
  6. Citigroup to Merge EMEA and Asian Operations

    Asia, which accounted for roughly 20% of the bank's global consumer banking profit ...
  1. Kimberly-Clark Exiting Venezuela Operations ...

    Kimberly-Clark plans to shut down operations in Venezuela due to the worsening economy, ...
  2. Citigroup to Merge EMEA and Asian Operations

    Asia, which accounted for roughly 20% of the bank's global consumer banking profit ...
  3. Why Citi Says Lower Gas Prices Aren't Helping ...

    Learn why lower prices of oil have done little to increase U.S. consumer spending, ...
  4. The Decline of the Middle Class: An Inside Look

    Find out what is behind the decline of the middle class in America and how the hourglass ...
  5. Sonic Stock Declines Ahead of Q3 Earnings (SONC)

    Wall Street expects the fast-food company to deliver year-over-year increases in ...
  6. Behind U.S. Retailers' Negative Comparable Store ...

    Discover which trends may be driving negative comparable store sales for U.S. retailers, ...
  1. Marginal propensity to Consume (MPC) Vs. Save (MPS)

    Learn the significant roles that the marginal propensity to consume and the marginal propensity to save play in Keynesian ...
  2. Is Japan an emerging market economy?

    Discover whether Japan is an emerging market economy. Emerging markets have high levels of risk and reward due to their growth ...
  3. Are Social Security payments included in the US GDP calculation?

    Understand how gross domestic product is calculated and whether or not transfer payments such as Social Security are included ...
  4. What economic indicators are important to consider when investing in the retail sector?

    Learn why the unemployment rate and Consumer Confidence Index are two of the best economic indicators when investing in the ...
  1. The World's Priciest Private Jets

    Take a look at the world's priciest private jets.
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    If you'd like to save more money, first you'll need to conquer the first step: coming ...
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    These are some of the fanciest and most expensive restaurant dishes available in ...
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    Check out the most expensive items listed on eBay - items that are sure to bring ...
  5. 5 Products Canadians Pay Way More For

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  6. 5 Ways To Control Emotional Spending

    Follow these five simple steps to keep your spending under control.
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