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
December Fed rate hike odds improve after strong retail sales data Rising retail sales over time correlate with stronger economic growth, while weaker sales signal a declining economy. Retail sales excluding automobiles and service stations increased 0.6 percent after a 0.5 percent gain a month earlier, the Commerce ... 11/20/2016 - 4:46 pm | View Link
UK retail sales weaker than hoped in December, says CBI report, while outlook for January is worst since May 2012 He added: 'However, retailers are not particularly upbeat about sales prospects in January.' The CBI survey follows on from Office for National Statistics data last week which showed that retail sales volumes jumped 1.7 per cent month-on-month and 5.0 ... 12/20/2015 - 7:19 pm | View Link
Retail sales dropped 2% in December: Statistics Canada Retail sales in Canada ... stores 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 ... 02/19/2015 - 11:00 am | View Link
Canada December Retail Sales Index Report (Text) The following is the text of Canada’s retail ... sales were also reported by automotive parts, accessories and tire stores (-1.8%) and other motor vehicle dealers (-1.4%). Most store types typically associated with holiday shopping registered weaker ... 02/21/2013 - 11:00 am | View Link
Beneath the Headline Numbers, December Retail Sales Worst in 20 Years It was also weaker than the 2003-2012 December average of +18.5%. The performance of retail sales in inflation adjusted terms, after backing out gasoline sales, was significantly weaker than the headline numbers. In fact, I went as far back as 1992 and ... 01/22/2013 - 6:54 pm | View Link
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2016 RETAIL OUTLOOK: Rounding up 2015 and looking ahead to ... In Malaysia, Parkson Retail Asia director Datuk Magic Lee said at a media briefing that the group’s sales could fall by as much as 15%. Results were hit by not only ... 11/30/2016 - 7:19 am | View Website
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 ... 11/30/2016 - 5:10 am | View Website
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On Sunday, college football’s fancy party pants playoff committee selected the four teams for its playoff. And the fancy party pants playoff committee went in the safe and widely-predicted direction: Alabama, Clemson, Ohio State and…Washington. Michigan: nope. Penn State: nope.
The University of Florida Gators will face the University of Iowa Hawkeyes at the 2017 Outback Bowl, the annual New Year’s Day contest at Raymond James Stadium, according to published reports.
The Gators will represent the Southeastern Conference while the Hawkeyes will represent the Big 10. This marks the fifth time the Hawkeyes have played in the Outback Bowl, ESPN said.
President-elect Donald Trump is widening the circle of candidates for secretary of state and will interview more prospects this week, transition officials said, a sign that after multiple meetings with high-profile hopefuls he still isn’t sold on who he wants as the nation’s top diplomat.
Center-left candidate Alexander Van der Bellen beat back a challenge from a right-wing populist opponent to become Austria’s next president, bucking a trend of nationalist electoral successes across the West.
The University of Texas at San Antonio football team will make its first postseason appearance when it plays the University of New Mexico in the Gildan New Mexico Bowl on Dec. 17, the program learned Sunday.
The Roadrunners will have an opportunity to put an exclamation point on what has been its most historic football season to date with one more win.