Retail sales jumped by the most in five months in November, giving retailers an unexpected dose of holiday cheer in a slow season, according to government data released Thursday.
JP Morgan Chase is said to be close to a huge deal with the US government. Photograph: Spencer Platt/Getty Images. JP Morgan Chase, the biggest bank in the US, is facing another multi-billion dollar fine, this time deriving from its involvement with notorious ...
... Print. * European shares slip. * Stronger-than-expected U.S. retail sales data adds pressure. * Cut in Fed stimulus could come as early as next week.
The number of foreclosure filings in the U.S. fell 15% last month, to a seven-year low of 113,454 properties, according to RealtyTrac.
... Print. * Retail sales top expectations; initial jobless claims jump. * Lululemon tumbles after Q4 sales warning. * Hilton, Aramark climb in first day after IPOs.