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U.S. Consumer Trends – Insights from Milken Global Conference



All the popular sessions on the first day seem to revolve around the same topic: economic growth. My second session for Monday morning was titled “U.S. Overview: Can the U.S. Engine Pull the Global Growth Train” and the topic was…economic growth. This session dovetailed very nicely with the…

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Confidence versus Happiness versus the Economy



There’s been quite a bit of talk about consumer confidence recently. Just today, the Thomson Reuters/University of Michigan survey of U.S. consumer confidence showed a move from 74.3 in August to 78.3 in September. Earlier in the week, the Conference Board Consumer Confidence Index posted at…

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