Thursday, August 18, 2022

All posts tagged "spending"

  • European Shares Drop as Oil Slide Continues

    TOKYO – European shares lost early gains to close lower on Monday, despite a rebound in the wobbly Shanghai Composite index, as the price of oil extended its recent losses. KEEPING SCORE: Germany’s DAX, which had opened...

    • Posted January 18, 2016
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  • US Retail Sales Dipped in Dec.; Low Gas Prices Key Factor

    WASHINGTON – Americans tapered off from shopping toward the end of the holiday season, while lower gasoline prices cut into overall retail sales in December. The Commerce Department said Friday that retail sales dipped a seasonally adjusted...

    • Posted January 15, 2016
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  • German Economy Picked up Speed in 2015

    BERLIN – The German economy, Europe’s biggest, grew by 1.7 percent in 2015, authorities said Thursday, a slight improvement from the previous year that was fueled mainly by domestic demand. The Federal Statistical Office offered a rough...

    • Posted January 14, 2016
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  • Hollywood Points Lens Toward Cuba

    HAVANA – Hollywood plans to ride the wave of the thaw in the relationship between Cuba and the United States, with plans to film on the island productions for both small and big screens. According to Deadline,...

    • Posted January 8, 2016
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  • Report: Holiday Shopping Online Spurred by Mobile Sales

    NEW YORK – It was the year smartphones saved Santa. As expected, numbers out Friday from research firm comScore confirmed mobile shopping, which includes smartphones and tablets, jumped in November and December, spurring on holiday retail sales...

    • Posted January 8, 2016
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  • Job Cuts at Macy’s Signal Hard Times Ahead for Retailers

    NEW YORK – Macy’s is slashing jobs, a harbinger of hard times for retailers after a holiday season that saw a noticeable shift to online shopping and away from physical stores. The nation’s largest department store chain,...

    • Posted January 7, 2016
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  • Survey: Growth at US Services Companies Slowed in December

    WASHINGTON – U.S. services companies grew in December at their slowest pace since early 2014, a private survey found. But the deceleration occurred for a seemingly positive reason: Companies made deliveries faster. The Institute for Supply Management...

    • Posted January 6, 2016
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