Tag: spending


U.S. Consumer Spending Is On The Up

U.S. consumer spending increased by the most in six months in July. Americans bought more goods and services last month. Consumer spending, which accounts for more than two-thirds of US economic activity, increased by 0.80 percent. Data for June was revised upward slightly, showing that spending rose by 0.6 percent, instead of 0.50 percent as previously reported. Spending on goods […]


Trump’s Signature Keeps Government Open

President Donald Trump has put at ease the hearts of 800 civil servants as he added his signature to a government spending bill to avert the partial shutdown of the government. The Republican President previously vowed to reject any bill that comes to his desk without $5.7 billion to fund his signature campaign pledge of building a wall along the […]