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How to beat inflation with Memorial Day sales

Urban Outfitters Pasadena has a selection of pants available for purchase. Mario Anzuoni | Reuters For Americans suffering from the pain of rising inflation, this year’s Memorial Day sales may be a key indicator. A big holiday sales weekend usually marks the start of the 3-day holiday weekend. It’s a great time to stock up […]

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Why inflation may be about to wane — just as fear of it peaks

Target’s April quarter dismal results last week were partly due to the bloated inventories of big box retailers. This week, specialty retailers such as Best Buy and Dick’s Sporting Goods have continued to feel the pinch. However, the good news is that those goods piles across the country may be a sign of inflation receding […]

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CBO releases U.S. GDP growth, inflation estimates

One person races in front the U.S. Capitol during the morning hours of Washington, 02/10/2022 Brendan McDermid | Reuters According to Wednesday’s government forecast, U.S. growth will surpass 3% by 2022. However, roaring inflation will slow each month to about 2% in 2024. According to Wednesday’s report, the nonpartisan Congressional Budget Office projected that real […]

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Fed minutes: May 2022 – Monetary policy may move into restrictive territory

Federal Reserve officials stressed earlier in the month that they needed to increase interest rates rapidly and perhaps more quickly than market expectations to address a growing inflation problem. Meeting minutes were released Wednesday.  The need to hike benchmark borrowing rates by 50% was recognized by policymakers. They also indicated the possibility of similar rises […]

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We’re going to be a bit poorer in the West amid inflation

Pictured here, Prime Minister Mark Rutte at a March 23rd 2020 press conference, said that there was a limit on what government could do to curb inflation. SOPA Images On Wednesday, Mark Rutte, the Dutch Prime Minister, stated that there’s a limit to how a government can help citizens amid rising inflation. Rutte spoke at […]

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The benefits of major cities amid remote work and rent inflation

Many renters feel that there is an imminent crisis of affordability in America’s largest cities. New York City is showing up as a hotspot of rent inflation. The average rent for 1-bedroom apartments in Manhattan rose to $3,995 a month in May 2022 — a 41% increase from one year ago, according to Zumper. Other […]

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18% of Americans plan to increase stock market investments this year

Thianchai SItthikongsak – Moment | Moment | Getty Images Investors aren’t encouraged by the stock market’s wild ride. However, some investors do intend to profit from recent price drops. Around 18% Americans would be willing to invest more in stock market investment this year. This includes retirement accounts. according to a recent survey from Bankrate. […]

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Americans worried about the economy even before inflation boom, Fed survey shows

On May 16th, 2022, a man shop for meat in a Safeway grocery near Annapolis, Maryland. Americans are preparing for sticker shock this summer as inflation increases. AFP | AFP | Getty Images A Federal Reserve survey published Monday found that Americans are already becoming nervous about their country’s economic health. According to the Fed’s […]

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Analysts name technology stocks to buy after the sell-off

The outlook of three analysts on tech is shared by one, who said it was ready for an aggressive rally while another named some interesting stocks within the sector. Chris Watling of Longview Economics is chief executive. On Wednesday, he said to CNBC’s Street Signs Europe that “all we need is some good news from […]

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Inflation is rising, but fans are paying for NBA, NFL, other sports tickets

Humans are changing their spending habitsAs prices rise to levels not seen for four decades making choices that favor experiences. This means that live sports are in high demand. Dennis Coates of University of Maryland Baltimore County said that the price of sports tickets is not always responsive to changing prices. “Good times, bad times, […]