Car sales, TV sets and the McDonald’s McRib – what consumer spending tells us about the health of the US economy

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Car sales, TV sets and the McDonald’s McRib – what consumer spending tells us about the health of the US economy

The McDonald’s McRib is a barbecue-flavoured, pork-based sandwich, first introduced in the 1980s, that is made available for only a very brief period each year.For fast-food fans, the tangy but elusive sandwich has a cult-like status and has spawned many dedicated McRib locator websites, just so devotees can pinpoint their best opportunity to get their hands on the treat.Surprisingly, the presence of the McRib has also been linked to improved equity performance. When the seasoned, sauce…

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