Home Martin Crutsinger, The Associated Press

Martin Crutsinger, The Associated Press

By the end of 2020, sales reached a pace not seen in 14 years

  • January 22, 2021 January 22, 2021
  • 12:23

Newly released transcripts show that many Federal Reserve officials had concerns at the time

  • January 8, 2021 January 8, 2021
  • 12:59

Inflation has been dormant for most of the past decade, allowing the Fed to push interest rates to ultra-low levels

  • December 10, 2020 December 10, 2020
  • 11:49

Since June, the Fed has been buying $120 billion in bonds each month

  • November 26, 2020 November 26, 2020
  • 10:20

The decline reflected a big drop in consumer expectations for income, business and labour market conditions

  • November 24, 2020 November 24, 2020
  • 11:30

Americans have been spending freely on goods while cutting back sharply on purchases in the service sector

  • October 30, 2020 October 30, 2020
  • 09:19

Lack of further economic aid from the government could spell disaster

  • October 7, 2020 October 7, 2020
  • 15:15

Spending by Americans plunged 13.6% in April, after 6.9% slide in March

  • May 29, 2020 May 29, 2020
  • 10:12

Finance and insurance was among the only sectors to grow

  • May 5, 2020 May 5, 2020
  • 11:41

Consumers cancelled, restricted or redirected their spending

  • April 30, 2020 April 30, 2020
  • 10:32