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  • Consumer spending increases in February while inflation stays low

    Consumer spending increases in February while inflation stays low
    WASHINGTON -- Consumer spending increased last month the most since November as Americans appeared to start shaking off the effects of severe winter weather. Spending rose 0.3% in February, up from 0.2% the previous month, the Commerce Department said...
  • Spanish consumer prices fall at fastest pace since October 2009

    MADRID (Reuters) - Spanish national consumer prices fell at their fastest annual pace in almost four-and-a-half years in March, preliminary data showed on Friday, fueling concerns of deflation in the euro zone. Spanish prices fell 0.2 percent in March...
  • Too flawed to fix, outdated mandate should be repealed

    Too flawed to fix, outdated mandate should be repealed
    It takes a flawed policy to inspire criticism from such diverse industry and consumer groups as the oil and natural gas industry, restaurant and grocer associations, automobile manufacturers and producers of poultry, pork and beef. Yet the damage caused...
  • UK March consumer sentiment hits highest since mid-2007: GfK

    LONDON (Reuters) - British consumer sentiment rose in March to its highest level since around the start of the financial crisis in 2007, a survey from researchers GfK showed on Friday. GfK's headline consumer confidence index rose to -5 this month, its...
  • South Korea's recovery seen softening as China slows

    SEOUL (Reuters) - South Korea's industrial output in February shrank for a second consecutive month while a business confidence measure fell, data showed on Friday, casting doubts on the strength of the economic recovery in the face of slowing growth in...
  • State's robust recovery outpaces nation, aids workers

    Florida's economy in 2014 is now leading the nation in job growth and overall recovery despite once being a straggler behind other states, a prominent University of Central Florida economist said in his first quarter economic forecast released Tuesday....
  • Minimum Wage Boost Wins Senate And House Approval

    Minimum Wage Boost Wins Senate And House Approval
    HARTFORD — The state's minimum wage will increase to $10.10 per hour by 2017 under a controversial bill approved Wednesday by both the state Senate and the House of Representatives on largely party line votes. The Senate passed the measure by 21...
  • South Korea March consumer sentiment index unchanged from February

    SEOUL (Reuters) - South Korea's key consumer sentiment index held steady in March from the previous month, reinforcing signs of recovering confidence in the economy, a central bank survey showed on Thursday. The Bank of Korea said in a statement its...
  • Hungary to ignore critics with landslide for Orban

    BATONYTERENYE, Hungary (Reuters) - Barring a major upset, Hungarians will enthusiastically re-elect Prime Minister Viktor Orban and his Fidesz party for another term in April. To outsiders who see an authoritarian troublemaker, the expected landslide...
  • Consumer confidence is highest in six years

    Consumers are more optimistic about the economy than they've been in years, and that could help heat up the recovery after a deep winter chill. A closely watched barometer of consumer confidence surged this month to its highest level in more than six...
  • Italy consumer confidence jumps after Renzi takes over

    ROME (Reuters) - Italian consumer confidence leapt to its highest level in almost three years in March in the first survey taken since Prime Minister Matteo Renzi took power last month promising tax cuts and reforms to revive the economy. National...