Tagged With Consumer Spending

American optimism toward economy surges to 9-month high as job market hums


Americans spent at slowest pace in 3 years in 2019, threatening powerhouse of US economy


The Commonwealth Bank reckons there are four big economic indicators to watch this year in Australia



A new report shows consumer spending is unlikely to accelerate in early 2020


Online sales hit record highs in the shortest holiday shopping season since 2013


US shoppers boosted spending by the most since July last month — even as the global tariff dispute escalated



Ravenous Black Friday shoppers drove the strongest early holiday sales in six years, Bank of America says


US consumer sentiment hits highest level since July as rate cuts boost optimism


Famed economist David Rosenberg lays out the evidence that recession risks are alive and well — and warns a 'state of denial' has gripped the market


Blackstone CEO Schwarzman reportedly calls recession fears 'overblown.' The firm's chief strategist warns one may hit next year.


BANK OF AMERICA: Here are 3 reasons US consumers are likely to spend less going forward, derailing one of the economy's few bright spots


US retail sales unexpectedly drop as Trump's trade war hits the backbone of the economy



Australians are gearing up to blow their tax returns on just about everything – and say they'll buy a house before they buy a car


Australian car sales are picking up speed, as tax cuts and falling interest rates begin to fuel the economy


CULTIVATED: Buzzy cannabis-delivery startup Eaze is looking to raise a new round, Credit Suisse gets in on cannabis


We're measuring the US economy all wrong — Goldman Sachs blames Google and Snapchat for 'missing' $200 billion in GDP



Retail sales unexpectedly fell in February


Retail sales rose in January — but declines at the end of 2018 were even sharper than originally thought


The US government shutdown could cause a disaster for the economy if Trump follows through on his threat to continue the fight for 'months'


'Households aren't responding': CBA says Australian consumers are still a long way from spending again