More on September Personal Income and Outlays: A 0.8% rise on household purchases is just enough...

|By:, SA News Editor

More on September Personal Income and Outlays: A 0.8% rise on household purchases is just enough to embolden some analysts to predict a nice follow-through into Q4, especially for companies such as Target (TGT), Wal-Mart (WMT) and Costco (COST) with value propositions. Cheaper gas prices and increased housing market activity could also boost results, while the impact of Hurricane Sandy and the tick-tock nature of the fiscal cliff loom as major wildcards.