• Retailers, Homebuilders Lead Early Slide in US Stocks

    24 days ago - By NY Times

    U.S. stocks moved broadly lower in early trading Thursday, extending the market's losing streak into a sixth day. The slide followed a sell-off in European indexes as the British pound slumped.
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  • U.S. Retail Sales Were Solid, but Signs Emerge That Tax-Cut Support Is Fading

    24 days ago - By Economy

    In October, control retail sales were up only 2% annualized over the prior three months.
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  • US retail sales rose a solid 0.8 percent in October, led by strong sales of autos, appliances

    24 days ago - By Chron

    WASHINGTON - US retail sales rose a solid 0.8 percent in October, led by strong sales of autos, appliances.
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  • US retail sales rose a solid 0.8 percent last month

    24 days ago - By Chron

    WASHINGTON - U.S. retail sales rose at a solid pace in October, though the gains were boosted by one-time factors such as hurricane recovery spending and higher gas prices.
    Retail sales rose a seasonally adjusted 0.8 percent last month, following two months of slight declines, the Commerce Department reported Thursday. Excluding gasoline sales, which were inflated by higher prices, sales climbed a 0.5 percent.
    The figures suggest that consumers are pulling back a bit on their spending, which could slow growth in the final three months of the year. Americans had lifted their spending over...
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  • Retail Sales increased 0.8% in October

    Retail Sales increased 0.8% in October

    24 days ago - By Calculated Risk

    On a monthly basis, retail sales increased 0.8 percent from September to October , and sales were up 4.6 percent from October 2017.
    From the Census Bureau report :
    Advance estimates of U.S. retail and food services sales for October 2018, adjusted for seasonal variation and holiday and trading-day differences, but not for price changes, were $511.5 billion, an increase of 0.8 percent from the previous month, and 4.6 percent above October 2017.
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  • U.S. retail sales rebound on autos, building materials

    24 days ago - By Reuters

    U.S. retail sales rebounded sharply in October as purchases of motor vehicles and building materials surged, likely driven by recovery efforts in areas devastated by Hurricane Florence.
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  • U.S. import prices increase more than expected in October

    24 days ago - By Reuters

    U.S. import prices increased more than expected in October, boosted by a surge in petroleum and food prices, but underlying imported inflation pressures remained tame amid a strong dollar.
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  • U.S. retail sales rebound sharply in October

    24 days ago - By Reuters

    U.S. retail sales rebounded sharply in October as purchases of motor vehicles and building materials surged, likely driven by rebuilding efforts in areas devastated by Hurricane Florence.
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  • Dollar index holds rise after U.S. October retail sales data

    24 days ago - By Reuters

    The dollar held its earlier gains versus a basket of currencies on Thursday as data showed a stronger-than-expected 0.8 percent increase in domestic retail sales in October, rebounding from a 0.1 percent dip the month before.
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