“I’m a big believer that life is a crapshoot,” Joshua Shapiro says. “There are so many random things that affect your life.”
The harsh winter sent a chill through the U.S. economy in the first quarter as slumps in business investment and home construction stalled growth.
One closely-watched measure of consumer confidence unexpectedly fell in June to a three-month low, highlighting a split in attitudes that is holding back the U.S. economy.
"Weakness in core retail spending is at risk of confirming the wage deterioration is more severe than perhaps thought."
- Joshua Shapiro on Jan 14, 2015