Online shopping has already taken over the world, or in computer terms, the Internet by storm. The only question that remains is if it is safe to buy online?
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It offers a look at how consumer prices might really be impacted if companies like Walmart paid its employees enough that they don’t have to be on food stamps.
There is talk that the minimum wage will increase to $15 for servers in Washington. Would you stop tipping servers if they made as much as you?
Americans are struggling financially. Wages are stagnant, consumer spending is down, decent jobs are hard to find, and gas and food prices are up and, no, it is not the 1970s.
Commodity currencies are still clinging to gains, even after a bit of a pull back following yesterday’s commodity-fueled run. Canadian dollar is one of those that remains mostly higher against its major counterparts, logging gains against the US dollar.
US dollar is consolidating right now, and is a little lower against some of its counterparts, even as the dollar index remains slightly higher. Rangebound trading is in effect right now, thanks in large part to the fact that Forex traders are waiting for a rash of data from the United States.
There is speculation that the ECB will have to ease policy further in order to stimulate the eurozone economy, and that has some worried about what could be next.