This week brings a reading of shopper strength, plus a truly “happy” birthday.
In another sign of an improving economy, the government says shoppers did their thing in May.
Retail sales and inflation reports may show whether the economy is still thirsty for growth.
The government’s latest report shows U.S. retailers are still wondering where the shoppers have gone.
This week brings a look at retail sales, which have been disappointing. Blame the consumer.
This week brings new readings on inflation and retail sales, plus the Fed’s latest economic update.
The government’s retail sales report for February was surprisingly weak. Should we blame winter?
This week’s reports may show whether winter put a freeze on the economy last month.
Harsh winter weather has put a chill on the Fed’s Beige Book economic survey.
Low gas prices may be filling up consumers’ wallets, but retailers aren’t yet benefiting.