1 day ago · The largest decline in employee expense was in the smallest firms which host the bulk of ... Consumer confidence “fell to a new all-time low”. Worse, the Future Expectations Index “moved to pessimistic territory for the ... The anecdotal and the empirical picture calls for a sense of urgency in devising ways to mitigate misery.
3 weeks ago · I remember, we also experienced sort of the same kind of misery when thieves ... with the Consumer Price Index (CPI) for unleaded regular gasoline from 1937 to 1976 ... Gas prices fell again this year, fairly substantially, and though the U.S. had not ... within the economy) and set in motion a three-quarter economic decline.
4 days ago · Perhaps not surprisingly, amid the decline in yields, S&P 500 growth outperformed ... This chart shows the misery index has hit its highest level since last July:.