Retail Sales For March Come in Weaker Than Expected, February…

Posted by April 14, 2023

The yin and yang of the U.S. economy continued in March, as retail sales tumbled by 1%, a much larger drop than expected, the Census Bureau reported on Friday.A

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Fear Takes Over as Markets Digest Sunday’s Emergency Action to…

Posted by March 13, 2023

The emergency actions taken by the U.S government Sunday to protect the banking system in the wake of the collapse of Silicon Valley Bank will loom large over t

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Economic Projection? Confusion

Posted by March 3, 2023

The economy is too hot. Yet, the economy is headed for a recession.The housing market is in the dumps. Yet, new home sales are at their highest level in 10 mont

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Fed’s Inflation Gauge Shows Prices Continued to Rise More Than…

Posted by February 24, 2023

In yet another sign the battle against inflation is not going to be easy, the Federal Reserve’s preferred inflation measure showed prices rose 0.6% in January

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Fed Minutes Show Continued Concern About Inflation, Plans to Keep…

Posted by February 22, 2023

While acknowledging that inflation is showing some signs of improvement, members of the Federal Reserve nonetheless believe there is a need for continued increa

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Retail Sales Rise 1.3% in October, Slightly Better Than Forecast

Posted by November 16, 2022

Retail sales rose 1.3% in October, driven by increased purchases of gasoline, food and drink, the Census Bureau reported on Wednesday.Economists had forecast a

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Retail Sales Unchanged in September as Consumers Spend More on…

Posted by October 14, 2022

Retail sales held steady in September, the Census Bureau reported on Friday.The number, not adjusted for inflation, compares to a 0.4% increase in August, which

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Wholesale Inflation Rose Higher Than Expected in September on a…

Posted by October 12, 2022

In yet another sign inflation continues to spread throughout the economy, wholesale prices rose 0.4% in September, more than expected, the Bureau of Labor Stati

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Why Switzerland Is No. 1

Posted by September 21, 2022

When it comes to Switzerland, it’s not all chocolate and cheese.The country at the heart of Europe is also home to the world’s largest publicly held food an

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Jobless Claims Dip as Labor Market Stays Strong

Posted by September 8, 2022

The number of Americans filing first-time claims for unemployment benefits fell to 222,000 last week, the Labor Department reported on Thursday.The reading was

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