On news that American consumers spent more than expected in September- the stock market rises along with oil prices.
It's inflationary exuberance at it's American worst...
Nearly everyone I know won't be spending much if at all for Christmas.
Many have returned to a "traditional" Christmas- exchanging self-made items and eschewing budget-busting store buying.
The American consumer holds the key to ANY "economic recovery"- and our confidence is shot in this "system" where million and billionaires are rewarded for borderline-criminal financial activity while we American consumers are left holding the bag.
Make it a "homemade Christmas" again this year American consumer and show Wall Street and all the rich bastards we ain't taking their "business as usual."