Tagged With Consumption

Billionaire investor Chamath Palihapitiya unloads on the 'wasted' first round of economic stimulus, and laments the unnecessary funding of 'zombie' companies


US consumer spending plunged the most ever last month as savings spiked to a record high


Australia's economy will come back to 'haunt' Scott Morrison's optimistic budget projections



We're nearing 'peak media' as Americans consume over 12 hours a day


Americans are planning to celebrate Christmas like it's 2007


It's 'crunch time' for Australian households



Households remain a 'key risk' to Australia's economic outlook


Japanese economic data out today looked pretty good


This chart shows why higher electricity prices present a threat to Australian retailers


How America's spending habits have changed since 1941


CRUNCH TIME: Investment banks continue to warn about the outlook for Australian household finances


A looming revival in household incomes might not be enough to save Australian retailers



Australian petrol prices just had their biggest fall of the year


ANZ says QE could be coming to Australia


TV is still media's biggest platform -- but the internet is quickly gaining ground


Here's a sample of what cooling house prices can do to spending



Your 10-second guide to today's Australian retail sales report


Growth in online shopping in Australia is slowing fast


Australian household savings ratios may fall to a 10-year low as inflation takes hold


One chart shows why 2017 is going to be a tough year for the British economy