Approximately three months left until Christmas and the holiday shopping season, but the big retailers plans could give investors, analysts and even shoppers signs of the health of the American economy. First, retail giant Target is scaling way back on its holiday hiring plans. Second, a new report finds that retailers are getting more aggressive about their return policies. Ed Butowsky, wealth manager, financial advisor, and managing partner of Chapwood Investment Management, joins American’s News HQ on Fox News to examine how despite car and home sales are up retail sales are not.
Ed Butowsky is the managing partner of Chapwood Investment Management and is an internationally recognized expert in the investment wealth management industry. Ed is also a frequent guest on other networks such as CNN, NBC, ABC, Fox News, Fox Business, and Bloomberg to name a few.
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