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U.S. holiday spending surges to 12-year high

U.S. holiday spending jumped in the biggest gain since 2005 - spurred by stronger employment and, rising consumer confidence, the National Retail Federation said on Friday......»»

Category: videoSource: reutersJan 12th, 2018

Holiday spending surges to a 12-year high

U.S. holiday spending jumped 5.5 percent - its biggest gain since 2005 - spurred by stronger employment, rising consumer confidence and expectations of higher wages and bonuses after the recent tax bill, the National Retail Federation said on Friday......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralJan 12th, 2018

Holiday spending surges to a 12-year high

U.S. holiday spending jumped 5.5 percent - its biggest gain since 2005 - spurred by stronger employment, rising consumer confidence and expectations of higher wages and bonuses after the recent tax bill, the National Retail Federation said on Friday......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralJan 12th, 2018

Holiday shoppers break spending records, sales up 4.9% - Los Angeles Times

Los Angeles TimesHoliday shoppers break spending records, sales up 4.9%Los Angeles TimesAfter another year of bankruptcies and gloomy reports of dying malls, retailers are at least ending 2017 on a high note — and.....»»

Category: topSource: googlenewsDec 26th, 2017

Holiday Spending Set To Hit 12-Year High Thanks To...Debt

Even though consumer confidence cooled for a second straight month in November, CNBC is reporting that holiday spending for the average America.....»»

Category: blogSource: zerohedgeDec 21st, 2017

Asia Markets: Nikkei surges to 2-year high, but other Asian markets sag

Action was mostly muted across Asia on Tuesday ahead of central-bank meetings in the U.S. and Japan — with the notable exception of Japan, where stocks surged after a holiday Monday......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchSep 19th, 2017

Trump Bump: Small-Business Confidence Surges to 12-Year-High

Business owners anticipate tax cuts, looser regulation, and infrastructure spending under Trump. A gauge of U.S. small business confidence rose to.....»»

Category: europeSource: fortuneJan 10th, 2017

December retail slide caps off tough year for UK consumers

British shop sales slid by much more than expected in December, capping off the weakest year for retail since 2013 as consumers squeezed by high inflation continued to keep a tight grip on spending. Ciara Lee reports......»»

Category: videoSource: reuters22 hr. 50 min. ago

Dollar Tumbles As Euro Soars To 3-Year High; US Markets Closed

With US markets closed for holiday, it has been a quiet, low-liquidity European session, with Asia similarly subdued, while continued USD weakness, now in its 4th consecutive day, has been t.....»»

Category: blogSource: zerohedgeJan 15th, 2018

Euro Surges To 3 Year High After German Parties Reach "Grand Coalition" Breakthrough

The euro jumped to its highest level in three years after German negotiators reached a preliminary accord on a coalition. The report sent EURUSD surging over 100 pips, breaking above the resistance at Sept. 8 high of 1.2092 to ju.....»»

Category: blogSource: zerohedgeJan 12th, 2018

AMD, Netflix, Nvidia lead Silicon Valley stocks as Wall Street surges into New Year

Stocks got a healthy start in their first day of trading in 2018, with the Bloomberg Silicon Valley High Tech Index showing a 1.63 percent increase. Bloomberg's index — a roundup of 20 stocks of public companies either located in or doing significant.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJan 2nd, 2018

Diesel, petrol prices soar across India on high global crude oil prices

Petrol prices also soared nationwide, as crude oil surges to 2-1/2-year highs following the explosion at the Libyan Crude oil pipeline and OPEC-led supply cuts and Russia......»»

Category: topSource: business-standardDec 27th, 2017

Holiday shoppers break spending records; sales up 4.9% - Los Angeles Times

Los Angeles TimesHoliday shoppers break spending records; sales up 4.9%Los Angeles TimesAfter another year of bankruptcies and gl.....»»

Category: topSource: googlenewsDec 27th, 2017

High-tax counties scramble to let homeowners pre-pay property taxes

Some homeowners -- particularly those with high property taxes -- are spending this last week of 2017 in lines at county offices looking to pre-pay 2018's tax bill before the end of the year......»»

Category: topSource: moneyDec 26th, 2017

Demand Slides For 2Y Treasuries As Yield Surges To Highest Since Sept 2008

The last time the yield on a 2-Year TSY auction was as high as it was today - 1.922% to be specific, tailing the When Issued 1.899% by 0.3bps - was just a few d.....»»

Category: blogSource: zerohedgeDec 26th, 2017

US 2017 Holiday Spending at Record Level

The 2017 holiday sales season racked up sales nearly 5% higher than last year and saw Americans spend a record number of dollars......»»

Category: blogSource: 247wallstDec 26th, 2017

Oil spikes to more than 2-year high following pipeline explosion in Libya

Markets Insider Crude oil traded at the highest level since mid-2015 following a report of a pipeline explosion in Libya.  Trading volume is thin due to the Christmas holiday.    Crude oil traded at its highest level s.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderDec 26th, 2017

Holiday shopping season is merry for retailers

Holiday shopper spending has picked up this year.         Holiday shopper spending has picked up this year.        .....»»

Category: topSource: usatodayDec 24th, 2017

It’s All Hands on Deck for UPS for Last Minute Holiday Deliveries

UPS has had to "recruit" its own office staff to help out with the high volume of packages it's delivering this year. Some workers were volunteers, others were apparently volunteered......»»

Category: blogSource: 247wallstDec 24th, 2017

Bitcoin takes investors on wild ride before holiday weekend

The drop comes after the cryptocurrency reached an all-time high earlier this month, in a year marked by astronomical growth......»»

Category: topSource: washpostDec 22nd, 2017

U.S. Consumer Spending Rises in November, Savings Rate at 10-Year Low

Americans spent more and saved less in November, a sign that low unemployment, robust consumer confidence, the prospect of tax cuts and buoyant financial markets are underpinning a strong holiday shopping season......»»

Category: smallbizSource: wsjDec 22nd, 2017