In recent months, consumer confidence has been falling. A confident consumer can be a powerful ally in an economy. But when the consumer starts to have questions, we can measure consumer confidence in everything
What to know as markets look forward. Are you having a tough time keeping track of inflation's mixed signals? You’re not alone. Consumer prices in July climbed at their fastest rate since August 2008.
There are compelling reasons to adopt a wait-and-see approach. Inflation can be a scary word for people who are retired. It’s code for “prices are going up, but my income may stay the same.”