Tag: consumer spending

Are The Jetsons’ Jets Still On?

Are The Jetsons’ Jets Still On?

The U.S. Consumer: Are The Jetsons’ Jets Still On? by Danielle DiMartino Booth Mention George Jetson, and we not only get the picture but mentally hum the tune. Tell us the show was only produced for one season way back […]

GS: Will Consumer Spending Ever Recover?

GS: Will Consumer Spending Ever Recover?

Consumption growth or household spending has slowed meaningfully since the financial crisis. Over the past decade, consumption growth in advanced economies has averaged a compound annual growth rate of 2.9% between 2004 and 2014, compared to a CAGR of 4.3% […]

Consumer Spending Holding Up Post-Brexit: Barclays

Consumer Spending Holding Up Post-Brexit: Barclays

Despite the economic uncertainty in the immediate aftermath of the U.K. referendum, consumer spending is holding up comparatively with an increase of 2.14% versus the prior week, reports Barclays. However, Dennis Jose and colleagues highlight in their July 12 research piece […]

BMO: Auto Loans & Credit Cards To Witness Slow Growth But Fear Not!

BMO: Auto Loans & Credit Cards To Witness Slow Growth But Fear Not!

System-wide U.S. credit card debt growth will decline moderately, while auto loans growth will fall markedly over the next two years, believe BMO Capital Markets analysts. James Fortheringham and Aman Gherger forecast benign credit trends driven by falling unemployment in their April 12 research […]

What Would You Buy With $1 Million?

What Would You Buy With $1 Million?

If you were given a no obligation $1 million check right now, how would you spend it? That’s the question Mirador Wealth asked 5,000 people across the United States in a study last year. However, the study had a twist. […]