More than 90% of companies in the S&P 500 Index recently reported first-quarter earnings … and the results are the best we’ve seen in more than five years.
Fed economists concluded that low interest rates could last for years. This means that consumers who save money are losing buying power.
To get qualified employees, businesses will need to pay more. Higher wages should contribute to higher inflation. This could finally push inflation above 2%.
A small group of important convenience store retailers in Japan are taking a different approach: completely cashierless stores.
Few economic indicators look ahead, but one that does is the ISM Report on Business. This makes the ISM survey a must-read for serious investors.
Stocks soared after the U.S. election, but that pace of growth has slowed during 2017. So is the Trump rally over, or is there another run higher?
Given the increase in wages and salaries in the Employment Cost Index, don’t be surprised if consumer spending mounts a significant comeback.
With more than $1 trillion in e-commerce sales projected in China this year, and more than $1.5 trillion in 2018, “massive” is an appropriate description.
One significant headline number released on Friday proved to be less than spectacular, but it masked an opportunity that investors could be overlooking…