Blog posts by Chris Christopher
20 November 2017 by
Retailers are axing prices earlier, online sales are ramping up, and IHS Markit’s Payroll Tracker is forecasting a mega payday...
27 October 2017 by Chris Christopher
Halloween candy prices are not looking very scary this year, and spending on candy is expected to surge like ghostbusters.
25 October 2017 by Chris Christopher
The 2017 Holiday retail sales outlook is looking cheerful, even as online sales take a larger slice of the pie.
26 September 2017 by Chris Christopher
Combining award-winning teams for unparalleled coverage of the US economy
19 September 2017 by Chris Christopher
Real US GDP will increase at a 1.7% annual rate in the third quarter
13 September 2017 by Chris Christopher
According to the 2016 Income and Poverty report, real median household income increased at a statistically significant pace...
12 September 2017 by Chris Christopher
The US GDP tracking system forecasts 2.1% real GDP growth and 2.5% real consumption growth in the third quarter of 2017 (11...
6 September 2017 by Chris Christopher
The economic outlook seems to be pulled in multiple directions at once.
1 September 2017 by Chris Christopher
With a breakout performance by the US economy looking unlikely, business inventories have yet to rebound after a drawdown in...
31 August 2017 by Chris Christopher
Consumers are not in danger from overhanging debts in the way they were prior to the Great Recession.
30 August 2017 by Chris Christopher
E-commerce retail sales take an ever-increasing share of the total retail sales pie.
29 August 2017 by Chris Christopher
As of 28 August, IHS Markit estimates that real US GDP will increase at an annual rate of 3.5%. The impact of Hurricane Harvey on...