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US consumer spending up 0.2 percent in October

...spending will remain solid in the current October-December quarter thanks in part to solid gains in employment and falling gas prices, which give people more to spend elsewhere.The National Retail Federation, a trade group, is forecasting that holiday...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-11-26/us-consumer-spending-02-pe
Lackluster consumer, business spending may slow US growth in final months of 2014

...consumers could ramp up their spending during the holiday shopping season.With a steadily improving job market and falling gas prices, economists say American households are ready to shed any lingering caution. The National Retail Federation, a trade...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-11-26/lackluster-consumer-busine
Richmond, Aiken, Columbia county officials say falling gas prices welcomed

...Officials in Richmond, Co lum bia and Aiken counties said gas prices falling to their lowest level since 2011 is providing...can, but it is not an exact science," he said. "Gas prices seem to go up a lot faster than they go down."

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2014-11-15/richmond-aiken-columbia-
US retail sales rise at modest pace in October as greater hiring, cheaper gas boost spending

...evidence that recent job gains and lower gas prices are lifting consumer spending as...7.2 percent 12 months earlier.Gas prices have dropped for 49 straight days...thumb, every one-cent decline in gas prices frees up about $1 billion for consumers...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-11-14/us-retail-sales-rise-modes
AAA expects increased holiday traffic

...of the Governor's Office of Highway Safety.AAA predicts most U.S. travelers will pay the cheapest Thanksgiving gas prices in four years. The national price of gasoline has fallen below $3 per gallon for the first time since Dec. 22, 2010...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2014-11-21/aaa-expects-increased-holiday
Rants & Raves

...really don't have eyes in the back of our heads. IT MUST BE AN election year: Health insurance did not increase, and gas prices have gone down. Sorry, Democrats, it won't help. RECENT RESEARCH suggests reading fiction makes our brains work...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2014-11-18/rants-raves
Target sees higher profit in third quarter

...recognize we still have a lot of work to do as we continue to heal the U.S. business."Mulligan said that while low gas prices have left shoppers with more money to spend, it's hard to make the correlation with the data. Customers are still...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-11-19/target-sees-higher-profit-
Dow, S&P 500 mark latest record highs; relief over better news from Japan and Germany

...greater visibility on what consumers are going to do in the holiday season."Market watchers anticipate the slide in gas prices will prompt consumers to spend more in coming weeks. The average price of gasoline in the U.S fell to $2.89 this week...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-11-18/dow-sp-500-mark-latest-rec
SC county officials oppose transferring roads from state care

...gas tax and instead applying the state sales tax to gas.He asked the revenue office to look into an "inverted" sales tax on gas to protect consumers, in which the tax would decrease when gas prices increase and rise when the prices dip.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/2014-11-18/sc-county-officials-oppose-transfer