Tag: Consumer Spending

Inflation – Much Ado About Nothing

| October 21, 2010 | 0 Comments

Well I was right… sort of.  Last week I highlighted a key economic indicator – CPI, and why you should watch it closely.  I also predicted the CPI would be positive for the month of September. And CPI was positive… as I predicted… but just barely. September CPI showed a 0.1% increase from August levels.  […]

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The Startling Truth About Consumer Spending

| August 13, 2010 | 0 Comments

The results are in. It looks like unemployment insurance benefits are the key to our economic recovery.  It’s an ugly development.  But it’s creating a unique opportunity for you to profit. Let me explain… Right now the unemployment rate in the U.S. stands at 9.5%.  That’s 14.6 million Americans who are unemployed.  (I’m not even […]

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One Retailer To Buy On Black Friday

| November 27, 2009 | 0 Comments

Happy Black Friday – it’s the craziest shopping day of the year.  So let’s take a look at how things are shaping up in the retail sector… And, I’ll give you my favorite stock. First things first, let’s look at the SPDR S&P Retail ETF (XRT) as a proxy for the sector. The first thing […]

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