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U.S. Consumer Confidence Improves With the Jobs Market

U.S. Consumer Confidence Improves With the Jobs Market

A monthly survey from the University of Michigan shows that consumer confidence improved faster than expected last month, even as a separate Federal Reserve report shows that manufacturers are mired in a slowdown.

Retail Sales to Rebound as Delayed Tax Refunds Arrive: Bank of America

Retail Sales to Rebound as Delayed Tax Refunds Arrive: Bank of America

U.S. retail sales excluding autos slipped by 0.1% in February, Bank of America says in a report that cited the bank's own credit- and debit-card spending data. The decline was partly caused by delays in tax refunds, which hit low-income households especially hard.

Amazon Changes Third-Party Seller Pricing Policy Amid Growing Pressure: Report

Amazon Changes Third-Party Seller Pricing Policy Amid Growing Pressure: Report

Amazon has faced growing political pressure to change the requirement that third-parties offer their lower prices only on its platform.

U.S. Retail Sales Edge Higher in January After Two-Month Slump

U.S. Retail Sales Edge Higher in January After Two-Month Slump

A monthly report shows that retail sales in the U.S. rose 0.2% in January from the prior month. Economists had projected the figure to be flat with December's unexpectedly low level.

Samsung Denies Reports It's Looking to Acquire NXP

Samsung Denies Reports It's Looking to Acquire NXP

Both companies indicate they are not in acquisition talks. NXP shares extended their gains on Thursday.

Unusual Investor Behavior; Caesar's Board Deal-- ICYMI

Unusual Investor Behavior; Caesar's Board Deal-- ICYMI

The market is up on the year, but there's some strange investing behavior happening at the same time.

General Electric Is Coming Back From the Walking Dead - For Now

General Electric Is Coming Back From the Walking Dead - For Now

Let's check out the charts and indicators on GE again to see if these gains are sustainable or not.

Carter's Stock Jumps 5% After Beating Top and Bottom Lines

Carter's Stock Jumps 5% After Beating Top and Bottom Lines

Carter's, owner of OshKosh B'gosh stores, announced a fourth-quarter earnings and revenue beat.

As Trump Economy Slows, New Data Show Lagging Business Confidence

As Trump Economy Slows, New Data Show Lagging Business Confidence

The Census Bureau reports that new orders for manufactured durable goods orders increased by 1.2% in December, below economists' average forecast for a 1.7% increase.

Delivering the Dough: Slice into the History of Domino's Pizza

Delivering the Dough: Slice into the History of Domino's Pizza

Take a bite of Domino's history as investors react to the latest round of earnings from the pizza-maker.