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Did the retail consumer come out of hiding in March? Monday report should offer clues

Retail sales likely rebounded in March after a three-month slump. A report will come out Monday. Reports on housing starts and industrial production are also expected this week.   .....»»

Category: topSource: usatodayApr 16th, 2018

Did inflation rev up in March? Report and Fed meeting minutes out this week could offer clues

An inflation report and minutes of the Federal Reserve's March meeting highlight the economic news coming up this week. Both may shed light on the pace of Fed rate hikes.   &.....»»

Category: topSource: usatodayApr 9th, 2018

Bond Report: Treasurys stabilize as traders brace for retail sales, inflation data

Treasury yields showed little change ahead of two pieces of first-tier data—retail sales and consumer price inflation—that could give investors clues on the near-term direction of the economy......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchOct 13th, 2017

US Retail Rise: ETFs in Focus

U.S. retail sales increase for the first time in three months owing to strong consumer spending and improved economic fundamentals. U.S. retail sales picked up in March after decl.....»»

Category: personnelSource: nytApr 17th, 2018

US Retail Sales UP on Trump Tax Cuts, Consumer Spending Strengthens

US Retail Sales UP on Trump Tax Cuts, Consumer Spending Strengthens US retail sales rebounded in March after 3 straight monthly decliners as households boosted purchases of motor vehicles and other big-ticket items, s.....»»

Category: topSource: livetradingnewsApr 16th, 2018

Retail Sales Growth Sluggish Despite Higher Employment, Fatter Paychecks

Spending at U.S. retailers bounced back in March, but the broader trend in consumer spending shows only moderate growth despite a solid labor market and growing worker paychecks......»»

Category: smallbizSource: wsjApr 16th, 2018

March Retail Sales Rebound, With Help From Autos

Spending at U.S. retailers bounced back in March, but the broader trend in consumer spending shows only moderate growth despite a solid labor market and growing worker paychecks......»»

Category: smallbizSource: wsjApr 16th, 2018

Economic Report: Empire State index softens in April as trade concerns darken longer-run outlook

The Empire State manufacturing index fell to a reading of 15.8 in April from 22.5 in March, the New York Fed said Monday......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchApr 16th, 2018

Economic Report: U.S. retail sales pop up 0.6% in March after three straight declines

Sales at U.S. retailers rose 0.6% in March to end a streak of three straight declines, underscoring the improved financial picture of U.S. households and the resiliency of an economic expansion that could turn out to be the longest ever......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchApr 16th, 2018

U.S. Retail Sales Rose 0.6% in March

Spending at U.S. retailers rose broadly in March, rebounding after a weak start this year for consumer spending despite a solid labor market and growing worker paychecks......»»

Category: smallbizSource: wsjApr 16th, 2018

Market Snapshot: Dow futures rise 130 points as Syria fears fade, with Bank of America due to report

Stock futures are moving higher on Monday, as investors take news of U.S.-led strikes on Syria in their stride. Retail sales and earnings are also in focus......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchApr 16th, 2018

Market Snapshot: Dow futures rise 150 points as Syria fears fade, with Bank of America due to report

Stock futures are moving higher on Monday, as investors take news of U.S.-led strikes on Syria in their stride. Retail sales and earnings are also in focus......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchApr 16th, 2018

Global Economy Week Ahead: China GDP, U.S. Retail Sales, Eurozone Confidence

In the week ahead, the U.S. will see data on retail sales and industrial production, while overseas, China will release its report on first-quarter GDP and the eurozone will get a consumer confidence reading......»»

Category: smallbizSource: wsjApr 15th, 2018

Capitol Report: Customer data indicates retail spending picked up after a slow start to the year

Data culled from Bank of America’s credit cards, debit cards and customer accounts show that retail spending as well as wages accelerated in March......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchApr 13th, 2018

Economic Report: University of Michigan consumer sentiment index slips to 3-month low on trade-war fears

The University of Michigan’s consumer sentiment index in April fell to a reading of 97.8, down from 101.4 in March. Economists polled by MarketWatch expected a reading of 101......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchApr 13th, 2018

Capitol Report: Retail spending, wage growth picked up in March, Bank of America data indicate

Data culled from Bank of America’s credit cards, debit cards and customer accounts show that retail spending as well as wages accelerated in March......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchApr 12th, 2018

Manhattan rents tumble by the most in nearly 7 years even after landlords offer a ton of freebies

Manhattan rents fell year-over-year by the most in nearly seven years in March, according to a report from Douglas Elliman Re.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderApr 12th, 2018

Canadian banks could be putting customers at risk

AP/Richard Drew The Financial Consumer Agency of Canada released a 26 page report on domestic bank practices last week. The report shows that the retail banking culture encourages employees to sell products with little reg.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderApr 11th, 2018

Currencies: Dollar struggles for direction as traders look ahead to March jobs data

The U.S. dollar struggles for direction on Monday, as traders look ahead to Friday’s jobs report, which will provide context for future moves from the Federal Reserve......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchApr 3rd, 2018

Strong Consumer Sentiment Driven by Lower-Income Households

The University of Michigan has released its updated consumer sentiment report for March. The month-end report was marginally lower than the mid-month reading......»»

Category: blogSource: 247wallstMar 29th, 2018

Global Stocks Mostly Higher Despite US-China Trade Tensions - U.S. News & World Report

U.S. News & World ReportGlobal Stocks Mostly Higher Despite US-China Trade TensionsU.S. News & World ReportWomen chat as they monitor stock prices at a brokerage house in Beijing, Monday, March .....»»

Category: topSource: googlenewsMar 26th, 2018