Economic Indicators

U.S. Retail Sales Rebound

U.S. retail sales rebounded in October, but consumers cut back on purchases of big-ticket household items and clothing, which could temper expectations for a strong holiday shopping season. The Commerce Department said on Friday retail sales increased 0.3% last month,… Read More ›

China’s Economic Slowdown

China’s economy keeps flashing warning signs that it is losing steam—but, unlike past episodes, Beijing isn’t likely to stoke the fires to boost growth. The world’s second-largest economy, battered by a trade war with the U.S., is experiencing a slowdown… Read More ›

Italy’s Government Collapsed

{ Italy Government Crisis – Stock Market News } … Italy’s government collapsed, plunging the economically fragile country into deeper political turmoil, and triggering a scramble to form a new governing coalition to keep the increasingly popular far-right out of power. Prime… Read More ›