Obama to open middle-class jobs, opportunity tour Aiming to show he's still focused on creating jobs, President Barack Obama is beginning a series of quick trips around the country to resurrect ideas from his State of the Union address that became overshadowed by the intense debates over gun control, immigration and automatic spending cuts. More
Retailers report modest gains for April Americans spent briskly during the early spring months in the latest sign that they’re encouraged by the economic recovery. Falling gas prices, a rallying stock market and gains in the job market all fueled Americans’ shopping habits even as cold weather tempered their desire to buy spring fashions. More
US home building is surging, but job growth isn't The resurgent U.S. housing market has sent builders calling again for Richard Vap, who owns a drywall installation company. Vap would love to help - if he could hire enough qualified people. "There is a shortage of manpower," says Vap, owner of South Valley Drywall in Littleton, Colo. More
Dollar’s dive takes heat off RBA - The Australian ... export — last week and a disappointing retail sales report, the ... where Mr Stevens in December said he ... Capital, said signs the weaker ... 07/5/2015 - 10:11 am | View Link
'Things could get ugly' for dollar - Sydney Morning Herald 'Things could get ugly' for dollar - Brisbane Times 07/4/2015 - 4:59 am | View Link
Aussie Drops to Six-Year Low as Retail Sales Add to Iron Slide - Bloomberg Australian dollar hits six-year low on back of poor retail figures - Sydney Morning Herald 07/3/2015 - 11:21 am | View Link
Final Results - London Stock Exchange Crude continued its slump during December with the c.50% decline from ... Weaker oil prices and escalation in Ukraine also saw the Rouble fall 07/3/2015 - 4:45 am | View Link
They're not buying it: why foreign visitors are giving Hong Kong's ... - South China Morning Post ... year owing to the weaker purchasing ... The total value of Hong Kong's retail sales in May, provisionally ... and "Hong Kong WinterFest" in ... 07/2/2015 - 1:05 pm | View Link
Aussie Drops to Six-Year Low as Retail Sales Add to Iron Slide The Aussie fell for a third day against the U.S. dollar, the longest streak in a month, as data showed retail sales rose 0.3 percent in May from ... Governor Glenn Stevens who has called for a weaker currency to stimulate economic growth. 07/1/2015 - 5:00 pm | View Link
Report: Canada's retail sales slipped in April Retail sales in Australia fell 0.1% in December, led by less spending on groceries and dining out as consumers coped with a weaker job market, according to the Bureau of Statistics. Consumers spent 3.5% more at clothing and shoe stores and 1.1% more at ... 06/21/2015 - 9:00 pm | View Link
Weak retail sales dampen sharp Q2 growth rebound hopes The weaker-than-expected retail sales report from the Commerce Department ... Futures markets continued to show that traders do not expect an interest rate hike until December at the earliest. The dollar fell against a basket of currencies, while prices ... 05/13/2015 - 9:56 am | View Link
Canada’s retail sales suffer biggest one-month drop in almost 5 years OTTAWA—Retail sales ... due to higher sales at beer, wine and liquor stores, specialty food stores and convenience stores. Statistics Canada said most store types associated with holiday shopping registered weaker sales in December, more than offsetting ... 02/20/2015 - 2:08 am | View Link
Were December retail sales really that bad? A weak morning got even weaker after 8:30 a.m. ET when December retail sales came in down 0.9 percent, well below consensus estimates of a 0.2-percent drop. It was the largest monthly decline since January 2014. S&P futures immediately dropped about 10 ... 01/14/2015 - 5:28 am | View Link
retail sales report Table 1. Estimated Monthly Sales for Retail and Food Services, by Kind of Business (Total sales estimates are shown in millions of dollars and are based on data from ... 07/6/2015 - 2:43 am | View Website
Retail Sales in Review The Census Bureau's Advance Retail Sales Report released this morning shows that seasonally adjusted sales in May were up 1.2% month-over-month and 2.7% year-over-year. 07/5/2015 - 10:00 am | View Website
Retail Sales, December 2013 Contains a first estimate of retail sales in value and volume terms, seasonally and non-seasonally adjusted. 07/5/2015 - 5:50 am | View Website
Monthly & Annual Retail Trade, Main Page Monthly Retail Trade Report. The April 2015 Monthly Retail Trade and Food Services report was released on June 11, 2015 for sales and inventories, and available as: 07/4/2015 - 11:23 pm | View Website
Manufacturing Remains Weak, Retail Sales Sluggish in 1Q15 Enlarge Graph. Market Realist – Consumption is not showing signs of improvement. The above graph shows the unadjusted year-over-year growth in retail sales since ... 06/8/2015 - 7:41 am | View Website
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You'll never look at sequins the same way again. Especially when they're fingernails.
Anna Goswami, a graduate from Central Saint Martins at the University of the Arts London, created pop-art pieces for her final fashion design project. Her textile? Multi-colored fake nails.
"I'm a nail art obsessive, and have always been a fan of beading and heavily embellished fabrications, so I just put the two together and decided to use false nails as my beads," she told Mashable
Goswami hand-painted each nail using colors inspired by '70s photography
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