5 Things to Watch on the Economic Calendar

12 March 2016, 15:31
Francis Dogbe

1 Retail Resurgence? Consumer spending will come into focus Tuesday with the release of February’s retail spending report from the Commerce Department. January spending surged after a lackluster finish to 2015. Continued growth could provide reassurance that consumers can drive forward the economic expansion.

2.Seeking Inflation Insight The consumer-price index, released by the Labor Department on Wednesday, will give Fed policy makers one last look at inflation before they make their interest-rate call. The CPI firmed to a 1.4% year-over-year advance in January, the strongest annual increase since late 2014... READ MORE

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