The average U.S. consumer remains in good health

January 31st, 2007|by Michael Ashley Schulman, Perspectives, The Big Picture, Writers|

The average U.S. consumer remains in good health, unemployment is low and job creation is strong. Therefore consumer disposable income still drives healthy demand for electronics, clothing and toys. Of course, a weak dollar helps keep the imported price of many of these goodies quite affordable. Nonetheless, there is a headline grabbing consumer undercurrent burdened […]