‘Currency War’ could spark major economic disruption as global trade disruptions continue

Consumer Financial Services (CFS) is likely to lose up to $20 billion in revenue next year, and could suffer a major economic impact as trade disruptions spread through the financial system.The global financial crisis in 2008, combined with the recent spike in interest rates, caused the market to tighten significantly.This has caused many people to …

The Best Buy’s “Terrible” Home Shopping Guide

Consumer Report is a publication of the Consumer Product Safety Commission, and is part of the CPSC.The guide is designed to help consumers understand their consumer products and to make their shopping decisions.As the guide states, Consumer Reports is an authoritative source for information on consumer products.In this article, we’re going to look at the …

Nissan consumer affairs is in trouble, says attorney who is suing car manufacturer

Nissan consumer relations is in serious trouble after it lost an arbitration case in Washington state’s courts.The attorney representing Nissan, Mark Ochs, filed a lawsuit in Seattle today against the company, alleging it is not paying its workers overtime.Och, who has been a consumer protection attorney for the past 14 years, said his clients are …

Which do you think is the bigger threat to the consumer economy: the rise of artificial intelligence or the consumer spending surge?

Consumers are spending more than ever, but the data is showing that they’re also spending more money than ever before. According to the latest numbers from the Consumer Spending Survey, consumer spending jumped by almost 1.4% in the fourth quarter, and consumers are spending nearly 10% more than in the previous three quarters. In a survey released …

How the USPTO is using consumer information to sue Verizon over throttling

The USPTFE is now using consumer data from its mobile app to sue AT&T, a company that has been accused of throttling users’ data by making it harder to transfer data to new devices.The USPTE says Verizon used information from its user database to track consumers’ location and speed, and to send them repeated “suspicions” …

How to make your home more energy-efficient

Consumer Reports has created a new energy-saving system for its home shoppers, which allows consumers to track how much energy they use each day.The new system uses smart meters, which are connected to consumer products like thermostats, air conditioners and refrigerators.Consumer Reports found that consumers who use the smart meters more often are using less …

When the jarden goes up in flames: What you need to know about the fire at Lexisnexi consumer center

After the Lexisnexus fire on December 23, 2017, some residents began to wonder what could possibly happen.A number of products that were part of Lexisexis’ consumer products line, including a dryer, were destroyed, as were several of its consumer software products, including its suite of home automation software.The fires also left a trail of damage …

Apple buys consumer segmenting service for $1.2 billion

Reuters – Apple Inc (AAPL) on Wednesday paid $1 billion to acquire consumer segmented advertising company L2 Group for a $1,022 per share price premium, people familiar with the transaction said, adding to a flurry of activity around the tech titan in recent weeks.The deal was announced by Apple CEO Tim Cook in a statement, …