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Consumer Spending 2012

Good News For The Economy

Reuters | Posted 02.20.2013 | Business

WASHINGTON, Dec 21 (Reuters) - U.S. consumer spending rose in November by the most in three years as incomes climbed, suggesting fourth-quarter econ...

Give a Gift to All Your Neighbors By Shopping American This Holiday Season

Katharine VanderDrift | Posted 01.12.2013 | Business
Katharine VanderDrift

When shopping online it is harder to identify what is made in the U.S. and what is made overseas (you can't just check a tag). Here are some advanced but simple search tricks to help you find and buy made in America this holiday season.

Spending Jump Outpaces Income Growth

AP | MARTIN CRUTSINGER | Posted 05.30.2012 | Money

WASHINGTON — U.S. consumers boosted their spending in February by the most in seven months, raising expectations for stronger growth at the star...

Consumer Spending At Weakest Level In Post-World War II Period

Reuters | Posted 03.02.2012 | Business

It's up to the consumer to drive the U.S. economy and lift world growth in 2012, and the outlook is far from encouraging. Over the past three and h...

End Of Year Job Growth Boosting Hopes For Spending Next Year

AP | By MARTIN CRUTSINGER | Posted 12.24.2011 | Business

WASHINGTON -- Consumer spending and incomes barely rose last month. Business investment has slowed. New-home sales remain dismal. Despite all that, s...