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Consumer spending

Consumer spending: what we say vs. what we do

Aug 29, 2014
Spending is weak but income and consumer confidence are high.
Posted In: consumer spending, income, consumer confidence
Unaffordable housing

Why, for many, the price of homes is too damn high

Aug 7, 2014
One third of counties are less affordable now than they have been in 14 years.
Posted In: Housing, affordable housing, income
Safeway customers

Why Americans spend less of their budgets on food

Jul 7, 2014
Food prices are rising, but Americans still spend less of their disposable income on food than people in other countries.
Posted In: Food, income, Europe, farmland

London's complexity through an American eye

May 23, 2014
Marketplace went to London. Here's what we saw.
Posted In: income, London, UK

Are London's CEOs earning too much?

May 20, 2014
How much more should a CEO earn than his or her employee?
Posted In: ceo pay, income, income inequality

The cost of fast food meals calculated in worker wages

May 15, 2014
The push for raising fast food worker wages has gone global.
Posted In: income, fast food, McDonald's, unions, wages

Twitter Chat Roundup: Do you tell people how much you make?

Jan 24, 2014
Do the non-rich feel comfortable telling people how much money they have?
Posted In: income, paychecks

Consumer spending and personal income rise in August

Sep 27, 2013
Today's economic indicators could be a positive sign for end-of-year growth.
Posted In: income, economic indicators

Jeep: A car brand for rich and poor alike

Aug 6, 2013
When it comes to cars, there are brands for rich people -- Mercedes, Audi, BMW -- and there are cars for people of more modest means -- Chevys, Fords, Toyotas. But just as many people at the bottom of the income ladder buy Jeeps as people at the top.
Posted In: Jeep, Chrysler, income, wealth, cars

Quiz: How does China compare?

Jul 22, 2013
When it comes to per capita income level, which country is most like China?
Posted In: China, income, GDP

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