The really bad stuff you might be cycling into will simply not hold up as well on a pullback.
Shoppers may be more active after they get their refunds.
We'll hit some kind of 'new normal' as the shock of the smaller paychecks wears off and consumers reset their priorities.
While labor costs rise in Asia, US inmates are paid less than the minimum wage.
To make the list, you have to look out for all your stakeholders, not just shareholders.
In Japan, the Nikkei Index closed lower, breaking an eight-session winning streak that pushed the index to record breaking highs.
Costco and Urban Outfitters will report earnings. Vodafone and Johnson Controls mull divestitures. Retail sales data will be reported.
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