Good News For The New Year
Wednesday, January 25, 2017
More Pay, Greater Confidence Lifts US Retail Sales 0.6 Pct.
Americans stepped up their auto buying and online shopping in December, reflecting a boost in confidence after the election and a solid increase in pay.
Retail sales rose a seasonally adjusted 0.6 percent, following a small 0.2 percent gain in November, the Commerce Department said Friday.