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.
NEW YORK (TheStreet) -- Facebook (FB) shares are up 3.8% on the news that it will soon join the S&P 500. The social networking company will replace Teradyne (TER) on the S&P 500 after the end of the trading day on Dec. 20.