Tuesday, May 1, 2009

Bob Schwartz, Senior Economist and Director of Consulting Services at Stone & McCarthy Research Associates, provides insight into today's economic environment.

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commentary 05/26/15

With the Memorial Day weekend upon us, economic issues command less of the nation’s attention than other matters, such as barbeques, beaches and how much higher it will cost at the pump to drive to weekend retreats. In recognition of the latter, we would be remiss in failing to note that gas prices are up 25 cents from a month ago. The good news here is that it’s still about a buck a gallon cheaper than last year to drive Old Betsy to whatever destination is planned for her. Which brings us to the issue of inflation, something that took center stage on Friday.