Talking Points: * Confidence rebounds in July * Practicality rises among penny-pinching consumers * July’s employment outlook improves * Who is the most likely to be affected by fluctuating gas prices? * All you ever wanted to know about Shoes * After a rocky start to summer, the 90 Day Outlook improves month-over-month
OK. I've kept you waiting long enough: with gas prices rising steadily, small cars are what’s hot this month, according to 61.8%. Superman Returns and Hawaiian print shirts also get the seal of approval…celebrity babies, headbands, and oversized sunglasses also top women’s lists of what’s hot, while the Nintendo DS Lite is A-OK with guys. What’s Not? Although more popular among the younger set, about 90% agree they aren’t yet Crazy about new music duo Gnarls Barkley.