Posts Tagged ‘consumer spending’

Rising Gas Prices Hindering Consumers’ Buying Power, Industry Expert Says

Oct 20th, 2021

Gas prices – now at a fresh seven-year high – are continuing “to eat away at consumers’ buying power,” according to an industry expert. With gas prices on the rise, consumers are spending more “filling up than in other areas of the economy,” Patrick De Haan, head of petroleum analysis for GasBuddy, told FOX Business. […]

View of Economy at Six-Year High Among Affluent in New Survey; Indicates Good Potential for Increased Spending

Oct 29th, 2013

The assessment of current business conditions (index of 93) rose 22 points to neutral territory from the spring 2013 survey and is now 40 points above the fall 2012 index in a new survey by the American Affluence Research Center (AARC) of the wealthiest 10 percent of U.S. households that account for almost half of […]