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  • Consumer Spending Up 0.3% in July
  • “Higher Wages Pushed Consumer Spending Up in July”  (Washington Post)
  • Wall Street Flat
  • Atlanta Fed:  U.S. Economy Growing 1.2% inn Q3…
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In China's Economic Downturn, Shoppers Stop Spending -- And Thwart The Government Plan

By SYLVIA HUI and DAVID McHUGH

BICESTER, England (AP) — The designer outlet mall of Bicester Village is set in the English countryside near Oxford, but it might as well be in China. 1,128 more words

Consumer Sentiment In U.S. Declined In August To Three-Month Low

Consumer Sentiment In U.S. Declined In August To Three-Month Low

Consumer confidence declined in August to a three-month low as recent market tumult weighed on Americans’ outlook for the U.S. 58 more words

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Consumer Sentiment In U.S. Declined In August To Three-Month Low

Consumer Sentiment In U.S. Declined In August To Three-Month Low

Consumer confidence declined in August to a three-month low as recent market tumult weighed on Americans’ outlook for the U.S. 58 more words

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Consumers Lead Growth, and Business Investment

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The U.S. economy grew at a faster 3.7 percent annual clip in the second quarter, up from the initial estimate of 2.3 percent, the Commerce Department said Thursday. 589 more words

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US growth rate revised up to 3.7% - live updates

A Chinese investor smiles as shares bounced back today, after several days of heavy falls Photograph: Imaginechina/Corbis

Graeme Wearden in London (now) and Martin Farrer… 414 more words

Better Economic Growth Coming?

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Barron’s economist Gene Epstein forecasts the possibility tomorrow’s Q2 GDP growth could be revised from 2.3 to 3.5 percent. I believe he’s a bit optimistic, but today’s snapback of stocks does mean that emerging market problems may have panicked the day traders that are seldom interested in fundamentals. 384 more words

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