Tag: #consumerspending

For Many Americans, Spending is on Their To-Do List

There is one thing on Amber Colon’s mind in the coming days, her birthday trip to Universal and Disney World in Orlando, Fla.  Like most Americans, Colon spent her first two stimulus checks on paying off her credit card bills and using it to support herself. However, the 23-year-old is […]

Five Things to Watch in the March Retail Sales Report

The March advance retail sales report will offer a gauge of consumer confidence in the economic reopening as the U.S. gets a hold on the coronavirus pandemic with rampant vaccine distributions.  Here are five things to watch in the monthly report out Thursday at 8:30 a.m. Eastern time: STIMULUS CHECKS  […]