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NRF Says Consumers Still Spending in Light of Inflation Woes

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In the latest Monthly Economic Review from the National Retail Federation (NRF), chief economist Jack Kleinhenz says that consumers are worried about high inflation and increased interest rates but are still spending. Overall retail sales reported by the Census Bureau …

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Consumer Prices Jump 5.4% in July

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In July, the consumer price index (CPI), which measures the cost of goods and services, jumped 5.4 percent from the previous July, according to a CNBC report. Core inflation, which excludes energy and food costs, rose 0.3 percent, well within …

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