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China’s disappointing data dump weighs on Asia stocks

Chinese industrial output rose 5.3% in the first two months of 2019, its slowest rate of growth in 17 years. And unemployment ticked higher.

We’re getting more and more signs that 2019’s first GDP report could be an ugly one

As key measures of the economy come in softer than expected, forecasts for US growth in the first quarter are falling across the board.

Retail sales rose in January — but declines at the end of 2018 were even sharper than originally thought

Retail sales rebounded more than expected in January but declines at the end of 2018 were even sharper than originally thought.
Traders work on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) in New York, U.S., January 17, 2019.

Stocks tumble after weak retail sales fan slowdown fears

Stocks fell Thursday after a measure of US consumer spending unexpectedly tumbled at the end of 2018, renewing expectations for slowing growth.

‘Unbelievable’: Retail sales collapsed by the most since 2009 in December

The unexpected drop in retail sales has fueled concerns about an economy that's primarily driven by consumer spending.

The massive year-end sales are here, and Singaporeans are officially the most price-conscious in the world: Study

To many Singaporeans, how big a price tag is can make it or break a deal.

The pound ‘dived faster than Neymar’ after ‘terrible’ UK retail sales numbers

The Office for National Statistics said on Thursday that retail sales in June grew 2.9% on an annual basis, well under economists' forecasts of 3.9%. Month-on-month growth turned negative, with sales shrinking by 0.5% between May and June. Economists had expected growth of 0.4%.

Online sales still account for less than 10% of all retail sales

Two decades after Amazon streamlined the process, sales from e-commerce account for a little less than $10 of every $100 spent in retail as a whole.

Americans are about to see tax cuts in their paychecks — here’s what they’re likely to do with the extra cash

Starting in February, many Americans should see a bump in their paychecks.