Fed Beige Book says contacts report ‘solid’ holiday sales and have ‘modestly favorable’ expectations about 2020

2020-01-15

Getty Images People with shopping bags walk down the sidewalk during the Christmas holiday season last month. The outlook: Economic activity continued to expand “modestly” over the last six weeks of 2019, according to the Federal Reserve’s Beige Book, released Wednesday. Two districts: Richmond and Dallas, reported growth at above-averageRead More →

The upside to divorce (no, really)

2020-01-01

Gravitas Ventures /courtesy Everett Collection Divorces can be tough, but sometimes for the best, says one researcher. After surviving the holidays, many people are preparing to serve their spouse with divorce papers — and, as one expert notes, that can be a good thing for some households. January typically hasRead More →