OpenMarkets Weekly: Twin Pillars Of Consumer Confidence

Realizing what drives consumer confidence will help in understanding the full effect on the market.

Aside from weekly retail numbers and economic releases such as the Purchasing Managers Index, Jack Bouroudjian says there are two fundamental drivers behind a strong holiday season for any year.

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