Job growth is being supported by government hiring as well as services and part-time jobs. Plant-based meats seem to be going out of style. Shoplifting is becoming a crisis in some cities. Some financial ructions stuff on money/cash…

In the US the next two years will see a record number of new apartments coming on the market which will hopefully help with the renting crisis. Weight loss drugs may be a longer-term threat to the sales of snack companies…

Grocery store sales may finally be at an end in terms of raising prices. Lower-income families are feeling the pain of higher interest rates and higher prices. US home listings are down significantly as people can’t afford to move…

Air travel is strong, but business air travel may have peaked. Despite global manufacturing being in contraction, oil demand is reaching new records. Summer driving months and airline vacations? A bit on college tuition inflation. Government in Canada is almost a third of the cost of new housing…