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Eyes on the Consumer: A Four-Pronged Assessment
By ITR Economics on December 22, 2022

When you want to know where the ship is headed, a good bet is to go directly to the person at the wheel. For the US economy, that would be the consumer, as every productive economic effort...

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Is Inflation Causing Less Consumer Spending? — Headlines vs. Data
By Alan Beaulieu on August 30, 2022

I saw this headline: “Consumer spending slowed in July as inflation remained…” I read that as a clear statement of correlation between something vaguely negative (“slowed”) and inflation....

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The Sugar High Fades: Post-Stimulus Consumer Trends
By Connor Lokar on November 11, 2021

A unique combination of pent-up demand, initially depressed price levels, and profound stimulus support (boosting both savings and disposable income) has yielded explosive demand and...

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