|John J. Barrios, CFP® Presents:
“People always call it luck when you’ve acted more sensibly than they have.”
– Anne Tyler
Visiting the mall or the grocery store when you are depressed or hungry may encourage you to spend excessively and run up a tab you regret.
We all have one, and even though it often demands an answer, it offers no question. What is this everyday item?
Last week’s riddle:
Last week’s answer:
Grover Cleveland held two non-consecutive terms of office – he was both the 22nd and 24th U.S. President.
|November 28, 2011
A TINY INCREASE IN CONSUMER SPENDING
HOUSEHOLD CONFIDENCE RISES
HOME SALES, DURABLE GOODS ORDERS ENCOURAGE
GOLD DIPS UNDER $1,700
BUYERS CROWD THE MALLS, BUT NOT WALL STREET
THIS WEEK: On Cyber Monday, the numbers on October new home sales come out. Tuesday, the latest S&P/Case-Shiller home price index is released along with the Conference Board’s November snapshot of U.S. consumer confidence; also, Tiffany issues 3Q results. Wednesday, we get data on October pending home sales from the National Association of Realtors and a new Federal Reserve Beige Book. Thursday brings the latest initial claims numbers, November’s ISM manufacturing index, data on auto sales from the Commerce Department and earnings from Kroger, Barnes & Noble and H&R Block. Friday, the October unemployment report is released and Big!Lots announces 3Q earnings.
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