(Adds Barclays note on dollar/yen). * Yen rise leads to speculation of Japan intervention. * Yen volatility soars to highest since June 2013.
Retail sales increased for a third straight month in January as Americans kicked off 2016 by spending freely on cars, clothing and online merchandise.
To hear JPMorgan Chase JPM -4.41% tell it, the U.S. economy looks pretty good and the bloodbath in the oil market over the last year-plus isn't causing any undue pressure on its balance sheet.
China is making its biggest bet ever on Latin America, just as the United States is turning its back. China poured billions of dollars into Latin America in 2015.
iRobot logo iRobot Co. (NASDAQ:IRBT) saw unusually-strong trading volume on Thursday after the company announced better than expected quarterly earnings, MarketBeat Ratings reports.