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Dec 30Roger Kohl

U.S. Consumer Spending Surges During Pre-Christmas Weekend

Dec 30Roger Kohl

Three-day average of $119 for Dec. 21-23 tops pre-Christmas comparables

Gallup reports:

WASHINGTON, D.C. — Americans’ self-reported daily spending surged to $119 during the pre-Christmas weekend spanning Dec. 21-23, easily the highest three-day average for the holiday season and for the year. This is also the best pre-Christmas showing since Gallup began daily tracking of consumer spending in 2008.” [emphasis added]



So much of economic growth is based upon confidence and the movement of money – This is welcome news that points to higher consumer confidence.

Reed the full Gallup Report.

Happy New Year!


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