Martin Crutsinger

U.S. consumer confidence returns to pre-pandemic levels

Economists believe the rising confidence will bolster economic growth

By Martin Crutsinger | April 27, 2021

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U.S. consumer prices jump 0.6% in March, biggest gain since 2012

Economists expect further price gains in coming months

By Martin Crutsinger | April 13, 2021

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U.S. consumer spending dropped 1% in February

Consumers' spending and personal incomes both fell sharply

By Martin Crutsinger | March 26, 2021

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U.S. consumer prices up 0.4% in February

The gain was the biggest in six months

By Martin Crutsinger | March 10, 2021

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Fed is in no hurry to raise interest rates, Powell says

Financial markets rebounded following the central banker’s comments

By Martin Crutsinger | February 24, 2021

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