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U.S. Consumer Spending Just Saw its Biggest Jump in Six years

U.S. consumer spending recorded its biggest increase in more than six years in April and inflation rose steadily, more signs of an acceleration in economic growth that could persuade the Federal Reserve to raise interest rates again as early as June. 371 more words

Pubdesk

Britain, a ship with no captain and economically rudderless

A letter a day to number 10. No 1,450

Tuesday 31 May 2016.

Dear Mr Cameron,

Against dire warnings of another global recession and the EU facing chaos as the two biggest eurozone economies face melt down with France declaring an economic emergency and Germany’s industrial production growth at zero percent, what exactly are governments doing and what’s the point of them? 446 more words

Keith Lindsay-Cameron

Peace of mind or just another headache? The pros and cons of putting your finances on auto pilot

Every month my credit cards automatically pays out $7.99, $4.99, $11.99, $17.25, $39.98 and $182. Without touching cash or even tapping my card, I immediately owe $264.20 every month. 828 more words

Personal Finance

Mulberries Bamboo Baby Romper

• Exceptionally soft 70% Bamboo Rayon, 30% Cotton Baby Rib Knit Short Sleeve $15.99

Lap shouldered neck opening for easy dressing. Long Sleeve $15.99

Colors available: 15 more words

Ecology

The Inevitable Infrastructure Renewal

We are currently in the second longest bull market in history and the fourth longest period of economic expansion since 1945. Even so, we are constantly faced with questions about the health of the US economy, which quite frankly can’t be that strong given that we are now in the seventh year of near-zero interest rates. 925 more words

Market Commentary

Why Too Little Inflation?

Financial FAQs

Where’s the inflation? It is barely rising, as consumers still wait for bargains, before they decide to buy. The overall Consumer Price Index in April rose just 1.1 percent, and is up 2.1 percent less food and energy prices, which have been falling this year. 582 more words

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