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In the current crazy retail world, rummaging through racks of discount clothes at Burlington Coat Factory trumps buying Victoria’s Secret bras, and Walmart is beating Target with … groceries.Given consumer spending is increasing at its highest rate since last fall, you’d think all retailers would be doing at least fairly… Read More

Brexit has been tossing the stock market around like a rag doll in the last week.  The June 23 vote decides whether Britain will remain part of the EU, and up until recently the stock market had smugly assumed the status quo.On June 10 a poll by British newspaper The… Read More

It’s no secret that summer is the year’s busiest driving season. School vacations and warmer weather inspire trips to the beach or mountains and longer journeys to relatives’ homes or tourist destinations. The AAA estimates that Americans drive an additional 440 miles each summer.And this summer will see a great… Read More

Mohamed El-Erian just echoed his gloomy economic forecast. Instead of using his “The New Normal” term for worldwide slow growth that he branded seven years ago, this time he used a new phrase: the “T-junction.” El-Erian’s T-junction means an economic intersection where you can’t go forward because the path we’ve… Read More