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Tabb Forum: Back-to-School Buzz: Navigating Key Events and Consumer Spending Trends

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Recent retail sales data figures have been mixed, but corporate executives are optimistic about the state of the consumer. Still, next month is expected to boast record school-related and college spending – the most important retail season of the year, writes Christine Short, VP Research at Wall Street Horizon. As the all-important back-to-school season unfolds, here are highlighted important earnings events and conferences that investors should be monitoring.

Sharpen your pencils as back-to-school season is already upon us. Investors know that just as kids across the country return to the classroom, volatility can often kick up in the stock market. We’ve already seen a bout or two of it in the last couple of weeks. Is there more to come? Maybe not if economic data and corporate earnings keep showing goldilocks trends.