All posts tagged "consumers"
US consumer confidence rises to highest level since 2001
WASHINGTON — U.S. consumer confidence climbed to the highest level in more than 15 years, good news for the economy. The Conference Board said Tuesday that its consumer confidence index rose to 114.8 in February from 111.6...
- Posted February 28, 2017
US Consumer Spending Up 0.5 percent in December
Incomes also showed some improvement, rising by 0.3 percent in December, spurred by a rebound in growth in wages and salaries
- Posted January 30, 2017
Local Legislation Seeks to Ban Service Charges Imposed on Consumers
SAN JUAN — Restaurants may be banned from adding a service charge to their bills if proposed legislation to that effect becomes law. Popular Democratic Party Sen. Luis Rivera Filomeno Rivera plans to ban the practice through...
- Posted February 24, 2016
Puerto Rico’s Auto Loans Portfolio Fell 2.6% to $6.5B Through Last September
While Puerto Rico’s new-vehicle market fell 7.8% to 81,353 new units sold last year, the island’s auto loans portfolio dipped only 2.6% to $6.5 billion through September, the latest figures available, thanks to the financing of used...
- Posted February 16, 2016