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Retail Spending Growth Slowed in August

U.S. retail spending rose less than expected in August, although year-over-year retail sales are up nearly 6%. Slower auto and clothing sales weighed most heavily on August sales......»»

Category: blogSource: 247wallstSep 14th, 2018

U.S. Retail Sales Rose Slightly in August

American consumers reined in their spending in August, taking a breather after very strong sales growth in July......»»

Category: smallbizSource: wsjSep 14th, 2018

U.S. Retail Sales Rose in August

American consumers reined in their spending in August, taking a breather after very strong sales growth in July......»»

Category: smallbizSource: wsjSep 14th, 2018

U.S. retail sales slow, but exhibit underlying strength

U.S. retail sales recorded their smallest gain in six months in August as consumers cut back on purchases of motor vehicles and clothing, but upward revisions to July data kept intact expectations of strong economic growth in the third quarter......»»

Category: topSource: reutersSep 14th, 2018

Caterpillar’s August Retail Sales Extend Growth Trajectory

Caterpillar reported August retail sales Friday morning. The company continues its year-long streak of improving on 2017 machine sales......»»

Category: blogSource: 247wallstSep 14th, 2018

Caterpillar August retail sales growth decelerates in August

Caterpillar Inc. reported Friday August machine retail sales that showed further deceleration in growth worldwide, despite conti.....»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchSep 14th, 2018

U.S. retail sales post smallest gain in six months

U.S. retail sales recorded their smallest gain in six months in August as consumers cut back on purchases of motor vehicles and clothing, but upward revisions to July data likely keep intact expectations of strong economic growth in the third quarter......»»

Category: topSource: reutersSep 14th, 2018

U.S. retail sales barely rise; import prices drop

U.S. retail sales recorded their smallest gain in six months in August as consumers cut back on purchases of motor vehicles and clothing, but upward revisions to July data likely keep intact expectations of strong economic growth in the third quarter......»»

Category: topSource: reutersSep 14th, 2018

Retail Sales Growth Slows to 0.1% After Months of Strong Spending

Auto sales fell 0.8% last month and clothing stores sales plunged 1.7% .....»»

Category: topSource: timeSep 14th, 2018

Retail Sales Miss Across The Board As Auto Spending Slides

The summer spending spree is officially over. In August, the US consumer hit the breaks on spending as retail sa.....»»

Category: blogSource: zerohedgeSep 14th, 2018

China"s record trade surplus with U.S. adds fuel to trade war fire

China's trade surplus with the United States widened to a record in August even as the country's export growth slowed slightly, an outcome that could push President Donald Trump to turn up the heat on Beijing in their cantankerous trade dispute......»»

Category: topSource: reutersSep 8th, 2018

Eurozone Economic Growth Rate Falls Further Behind U.S.

The eurozone’s economy slowed slightly in the three months through June as imports jumped despite weak household spending, with few signs that a rebound is in prospect soon......»»

Category: smallbizSource: wsjSep 7th, 2018

Solid US job growth is likely to be reported for August

U.S. employers likely hired at a healthy pace in August, emboldened by brisk consumer spending and an economy that keeps growing steadily......»»

Category: topSource: foxnewsSep 7th, 2018

U.S. Service-Industry Growth Picked Up in August

A closely watched index of nonmanufacturing activity rose last month the Institute for Supply Management said, indicating service industries such as health care and retail are still in good shape......»»

Category: smallbizSource: wsjSep 6th, 2018

Fed"s Preferred Inflation Indicator Jumps To 6 Year Highs, Reaches Mandate

The growth rate of Americans' spending has slowed in the last three months (to +0.4% MoM as expected in July) and income growth has slowed, up just 0.3% MoM in July (below expectations of +0.4%). However, while income growth year.....»»

Category: blogSource: zerohedgeAug 30th, 2018

Retail August Auto Sales Forecast: Volume Up, Incentives Slightly Down

Without the effects of Hurricanes Harvey and Irma this year, retail sales of new cars are forecast to rise while automakers and dealers are positioned to keep incentive spending down, lifting profits......»»

Category: blogSource: 247wallstAug 27th, 2018

Philly Fed Manufacturing Index: Growth Slowed In August

Philly Fed Manufacturing Index: Growth Slowed In August.....»»

Category: topSource: seekingalphaAug 17th, 2018

Strong Retail Sales in June Boosted Growth

Americans boosted their spending at retailers in June, capping a strong quarter of consumption that is expected to help ramp up economic growth......»»

Category: smallbizSource: wsjJul 16th, 2018

US first-quarter growth slowed more than estimated, weighed down by the weakest consumer spending in nearly 5 years - CNBC

CNBCUS first-quarter growth slowed more than estimated, weighed down by the .....»»

Category: topSource: googlenewsJun 28th, 2018

Retail Sales Surge In May - Biggest Jump In 8 Months

After retail sales growth slowed in April, expectations were for a rebound in May and rebound it did with May headline retail sales surging 0.8% MoM (double the +0.4%.....»»

Category: blogSource: zerohedgeJun 14th, 2018

German inflation overshoots ECB target in May

German retail sales rose more than expected in April after four consecutive monthly drops, data showed on Wednesday, suggesting that household spending will support growth in Europe's biggest economy in the second quarter. Ciara Lee reports.....»»

Category: videoSource: reutersMay 30th, 2018