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THE US economy cooled in August as Americans spent less than projected and companies cut capital-equipment orders, with below-forecast prices also adding to concerns that may support the case for...

[TOKYO] Real wages in Japan adjusted for inflation fell for a seventh month in July, adding to worries whether consumer spending can be sustained while the economy wrestles with slower global...

[NEW YORK]  US personal spending accelerated in July, exceeding forecasts and indicating household consumption remained solid at the start of the third quarter and will continue as the economy’s...

WEAKNESS in India's investment and consumption activity worsened in July, with economic growth showing little signs of recovery from a five-year low.

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US CONSUMER spending and prices rose moderately in June, pointing to slower economic growth and benign inflation that could see the US Federal Reserve cutting interest rates on Wednesday for the...

[WASHINGTON] US retail sales increased more than expected in June, pointing to strong consumer spending, which could help to blunt some of the drag on the economy from weak business investment....

BRITAIN will see the slowest growth in consumer spending in 2019 in six years, piling even more pressure on retailers, EY Item Club forecast on Monday.

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US consumer prices increased by the most in 15 months in April, which could support the Federal Reserve's contention that recent low inflation readings were transitory and allow the central bank...

[LONDON] British consumers reined in their spending in February ahead of Brexit and shoppers focused on buying food, including for stock-piling, rather than non-essential items, data released on...

THE stock market selloff is going to be a significant drag on the US economy this year as wealthy households feel its impact, according to Goldman Sachs Group Inc.