Consumer Spending

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    Pepsi is getting crafty with the launch of its Stubborn Soda. Is it a recipe for ...
  4. Will Consumer Spending Save 2015?

    Consumer spending is considered an important number (and it is), but a savvy investor ...
  5. The Delhaize/Ahold Merger: A Buy for Investors?

    The mid-2016 merger of Delhaize Group and Ahold NV will create a supermarket giant, ...
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    The price of chocolate is driven by many factors, and chocolate lovers need to understand ...
  1. 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 ...
  2. 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 ...
  3. How do changes in interest rates affect the spending habits in the economy?

    Examine the factors that typically determine how consumers react to interest rate changes in terms of increasing their levels ...
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    Understand what original equipment manufacturers and value-added resellers are, and learn about the relationship between ...
  1. Top 6 Mindless Money Wasters

    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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  4. 5 Products Canadians Pay Way More For

    Here are certain categories of goods and services that are usually cheaper in the ...
  5. 5 Ways To Control Emotional Spending

    Follow these five simple steps to keep your spending under control.
  6. 9 Ways To Trim The Fat From Your Spending

    Bad spending habits are not always obvious. What could you be doing to ensure that ...
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