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Can consumer spending “save” the economy?

by Ben Bradford Aug 20, 2019
In which we discuss 17-year-old washing machines.
Shoppers carry bags on Fifth Avenue in New York City.
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Retail sales

The markets see a recession while consumers see a sale

by Kimberly Adams Aug 15, 2019
Traders may anticipate economic downturn, but regular consumers don't seem too worried.
Shoppers line up outside a store sale.
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Consumers aren't worried about the economy

by Jack Stewart Jul 17, 2019
And consumer sentiment is thought to be a good indicator of whether a downturn is coming or not.
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Cash-back shopping savings, but at what price?

by Rachel del Valle May 24, 2019
Between the tendency to spend what’s recouped and the surrender of personal data, it’s worth thinking about the quid pro quo.
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Identity and economic choice

by Kai Ryssdal and Liz Sanchez May 8, 2019
How gender identity affects the way we think about the economy.
A transmasculine person takes money out of their wallet.
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Government shutdown 2019

Restaurants feel the pinch as shutdown drags on

by Leila Goldstein Jan 22, 2019
... but some owners reach out to help furloughed federal workers.
Restaurants, which often operate on single digit margins, are feeling a decrease in business due to the government shutdown.
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Slow sales shed light on how jewelers make money via financing

by Justin Ho Jan 17, 2019
Signet Jewelers, the company behind Kay Jewelers, Jared and Zales, is reporting weak holiday sales figures. Click the audio player above to hear the full story.

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Government shutdown 2019

Snowball effect of the government shutdown to impact the economy

by Nancy Marshall-Genzer Jan 14, 2019
As the ripple effects of the government shutdown begin, the impact on the economy will not just be the lost productivity of government workers. Click the audio player above to hear the full story.

Are consumers in China changing their spending habits?

by Jennifer Pak Jan 11, 2019
We asked shoppers in Shanghai if they're feeling the economic slowdown.
Customers look at iPhones on display at an Apple Store on this month in Beijing.
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Five things to look out for with China in 2019

by Jennifer Pak Jan 4, 2019
There are many mixed signals on China's economy in 2019.
Shanghai's skyline from the bund. 
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