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  1. Vanguard’s Economic and Investment Outlook

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    Wed, 4 Mar 2015

    level of debt outstanding; that pace has continued to slow in 2014. Figure I-9 shows that the contribution of consumer spending and residential investment to GDP growth has been increasing as the pace of reduction in household debt has eased

  2. Australia new vehicle sales set a record for Feb-VFACTS

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    Tue, 3 Mar 2015

    SYDNEY, March 4 (Reuters) - Sales of new vehicles in Australia enjoyed their strongest February on record as demand for sports utilities turned red-hot, a promising sign that lower fuel prices and falling interest rates were supporting consumer spending .

  3. Rate Hikes? Not in 2015

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    Tue, 3 Mar 2015

    the economy has been expanding at a solid pace.” The statement notes that the unemployment rate is declining, consumer spending is increasing and, if not for that troublesome housing market, everything would be just dandy. As if to put an exclamation point on the

  4. Weak U.S. consumer spending points to slower first-quarter growth

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    Tue, 3 Mar 2015

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. consumer spending fell for a second straight month in January as households continued to cut back on purchases, opting to save much of the massive windfall from cheaper gasoline.

  5. Weak U.S. consumer spending points to slower first-quarter growth

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    Mon, 2 Mar 2015

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. consumer spending fell for a second straight month in January as households continued to cut back on purchases, opting to save much of the massive windfall from cheaper gasoline.

  6. Luxottica Shows Solid Year-End and Suggests Strong 2015 and Beyond, Shares Still Look Rich

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    Mon, 2 Mar 2015

    that in 2015 the company is expecting to see leverage and tailwinds from a number of factors including: increased consumer spending in North America, traction on same-store sales in China, tailwinds from euro costs and dollar revenue, and leverage

  7. Wall St. opens flat after consumer spending data

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    Mon, 2 Mar 2015

    NEW YORK(Reuters) - U.S. stocks opened flat on Monday, in the wake of the S&P 500's best month in more than three years, as data showed consumer spending remained soft in January and ahead of a report on the manufacturing sector.

  8. Bull’s Buck Is Not a Bust

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    Wed, 25 Feb 2015

    consumer sentiment index has had a 70% correlation to consumer spending . Also, wages and salaries rose 4.4% in the fourth ..... these numbers, it shouldn’t be surprising that consumer spending has been tracking at the best level since 2006

  9. Macy's to Focus on Long-Term Growth, but Increased Capital Spending Is Offset; Shares Fairly Valued

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    Wed, 25 Feb 2015

    business. In addition, the stock's valuation has seen multiple expansion in anticipation of an improvement in consumer spending . In the fourth quarter, total sales were up 1.8% to $9.4 billion and comparable-store sales were up 2

  10. U.K. Health Check: Growth, Deflation, and Brexit?

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    Wed, 25 Feb 2015

    Entrenched deflation is obviously an economic nightmare, but a temporary period of falling prices is actually a boost to consumer spending . So enjoy it while it lasts. I think that the Bank of England is not overly concerned about it, but it's highly

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    but a temporary period of falling prices is actually a boost to consumer spending . So enjoy it while it lasts. I think that the Bank of England is not overly concerned about it, but it's highly
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