A flat retail sales reading shows consumers are on the couch.
This week’s indicators may show whether the economy is getting any fuel to grow.
Growth in retail sales largely reflects sales of cars and the fuel to run them.
This week brings a reading of the consumer’s pulse and an anniversary for the computer.
Winter may have ended, but weak retail numbers show many merchants still felt a chill in April.
We learn this week how consumers, retailers and homebuilders weathered the winter.
Is the economy just under the weather? This week’s reports will be mined for clues.
This week’s economic readings will shed light on the health of the housing market. Has it gone cold with the winter?
This week’s indicators will be mined for clues on whether the economy is still under the weather.
Consumer confidence has dropped again. But how will that affect Black Friday spending and sales?