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Retail sales drop record 16.4% in April

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Category: videoSource: reutersMay 15th, 2020

Retail sales plunged 16.4 percent in April as coronavirus pandemic drives record decline

The drop was steeper than analysts had forecast and smashed March’s 8.3 percent slide......»»

Category: topSource: washpostMay 15th, 2020

London Markets: U.K retail sales plunged in March, but just wait until April

The U.K. suffered its biggest monthly retail sales drop on record in data published Friday, but next month could be far worse, warned analysts at Investec......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchApr 24th, 2020

April US retail spending hits new record but lands below estimates as stimulus fades

Sales edged slightly higher, by just $136,000, after stimulus checks and expanded unemployment ben.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderMay 14th, 2021

Steep drop in jobless claims, soaring retail sales buoy hopes for a robust recovery

The blockbuster economic results powered the Dow above 34,000 for the first time and the S&P 500 to a record finish......»»

Category: topSource: washpostApr 15th, 2021

US stocks surge to record highs as jobless claims hit pandemic-era low and retail sales surge

Strong retail sales data and a drop in weekly jobless claims served as a signal to investors that the reopening of the US economy is progressing. Xinhua/Wang Ying/Getty Images US stocks c.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderApr 15th, 2021

Retail sales plunged 16.4% in April, a record decline

The latest data from the Census Bureau blew past expectations and nearly doubled March’s revised decline of 8.3 percent......»»

Category: topSource: washpostMay 15th, 2020

Mortgage rates just hit another record low

A weaker-than-expected read on April's coronavirus-affected retail sales released Friday contributed to the decline, as investors moved into the relative safety of the bond market, pushing yields down......»»

Category: realestateSource: cnbcMay 15th, 2020

NewsWatch: Retail sales crater a record 16.4% in April amid coronavirus lockdowns and spending slump

Sales at U.S. retailers sank a record 16.4% in April after coronavirus lockdowns shuttered much of the economy, cost millions of jobs and triggered an unprecedented slump in consumer spending......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchMay 15th, 2020

Coronavirus pummels U.S. retail sales, industrial production

U.S. retail sales endured a second straight month of record declines in April as the novel coronavirus pandemic kept Americans at home, putting the economy on track for its biggest contraction in the second quarter since the Great Depression......»»

Category: topSource: reutersMay 15th, 2020

U.S. retail sales plunged a record 16% in April as coronavirus hit

U.S. retail sal.....»»

Category: topSource: latimesMay 15th, 2020

U.S. Retail Sales Plunged a Record 16% in April As Coronavirus Swept the Country

The severity of the decline is unrivaled for retail figures that date back to 1992 (Baltimore) — U.S. retail sales tumble.....»»

Category: topSource: timeMay 15th, 2020

US retail sales plunged an unprecedented 16.4% in April, roughly double the prior record

Associated.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderMay 15th, 2020

US retail in free fall: Sales fall 16.4%, a record, in April

US retail in free fall: Sales fall 16.4%, a record, in April.....»»

Category: topSource: chicagotribuneMay 15th, 2020

Coronavirus sinks U.S. retail sales again in April

U.S. retail sales endured a second straight month of record declines in April as the novel coronavirus pandemic kept Americans at home, putting the economy on track for its biggest contraction in the second quarter since the Great Depression......»»

Category: topSource: reutersMay 15th, 2020

NewsWatch: Retail sales crater record 16% in April amid coronavirus lockdowns and spending slump

Sales at U.S. retailers sank a record 16.4% in April after coronavirus lockdowns shuttered much of the economy, cost millions of jobs and triggered an unprecedented slump in consumer spending......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchMay 15th, 2020

Economic Report: Retail sales crater a record 16.4% in April amid coronavirus lockdowns and spending slump

Sales at U.S. retailers sank a record 16.4% in April after coronavirus lockdowns shuttered much of the economy, cost millions of jobs and triggered an unprecedented slump in consumer spending......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchMay 15th, 2020

Coronavirus likely hammered U.S. retail sales again in April

U.S. retail sales likely endured a second straight month of record declines in April as the novel coronavirus pandemic kept Americans at home, putting the economy on track for its biggest contraction in the second quarter since the Great Depression......»»

Category: topSource: reutersMay 15th, 2020

"Pretty bleak": Record drop in retail sales

Retail sales in the U.S. have sunk at a record pace, new data show, as the Covid-19 crisis keeps shoppers home. The value of overall retail sales fell 8.7% in March from February, the biggest decline... To view the full story, click the title link......»»

Category: blogSource: crainsnewyorkApr 18th, 2020

US retail sales plunged 8.7% in March, deepest drop on record

Americans aren't buying much beyond food right now, and that's devastating huge swaths of the retail industry......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralApr 16th, 2020

Stocks drop amid record retail sales plunge

Economic worries returned to the forefront on Wall Street Wednesday, sending stocks lower after a record drop in March retail sales and worrisome first-quarter results from the banking sector. Conway G. Gittens has the roundup......»»

Category: videoSource: reutersApr 15th, 2020