Why Is U.S. Consumer Spending Stalling?

Sept. 28 (Bloomberg) -- Consumer spending in the U.S. barely rose in August after adjusting for inflation, showing the economic expansion is struggling to gain momentum. Michael McKee reports on Bloomberg Television's "In The Loop." (Source: Bloomberg)

Could ‘Brexit’ Panic Markets into a Recession?
11:54 - The biggest pound bear expects the currency to lose 17 percent this year. And that’s if Britain remains part of the European Union. Bloomberg’s sterling survey predict declines of about 8 percent to levels last seen in 1985, based on an assumption citizens will vote to remain in the EU in the forthcoming referendum. Berenberg Chief Economist Holger Schmieding – who predicts a 35% risk of Britain leaving the EU - discusses with Bloomberg’s Manus Cranny and Anna Edwards on “Countdown.”
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