For most of this year, retail sales have been lackluster, including a decline in May of 0.2 percent and a modest 0.3 percent June gain. Retail sales have climbed 4.2% in the past 12 months, close to the five-year average. Other sectors showing particularly strong growth in addition to non-store retailers and home furnishings stores included building material and garden and supplies stores (up 8.3% from July a year ago) and automobile dealers (up 6.1%), the report said.
Japan's Nikkei 225 rose 1.34% as the greenback strengthened against the yen, after the index finished lower by close to 1% in the previous session. The CAC 40 of France surged 0.9% to 5,105.83. Tokyo shares failed to partake in the region's gains however, slipping 1% to three-month lows even after data showing robust 1.1% second-quarter growth in Japan, the sixth straight quarter of expansion.
Xcel Energy Inc now has $24.47B valuation. Another trade for 333,344 shares valued at $15.82M was made by STACK EDWARD W on Monday, March 13. It has underperformed by 1.66% the S&P500. Cypress Capital Group holds 0.42% or 14,290 shares in its portfolio. Dick's Sporting Goods also was the target of unusually large options trading on Monday.
Scroll through his photos. ".[M] any people are in critical condition and this lovely country has once again been targeted to divide one another and spread hate", a Facebook event page for the vigil in Elizabeth read. "We can't let that happen". "The things I saw yesterday were really hard to explain to my boys - they're eight and they're six - and I'm sad that I had to explain what was going on yesterday", he said.
Etihad, the United Arab Emirates' carrier, bought a 29 percent stake in Air Berlin in 2012 as a means of funneling European passengers through its Abu Dhabi hub. Italian national airline Alitalia, another of Etihad's investments, is also in administration and seeking bidders for its business. The airline described negotiations on a rescue package as "far advanced and highly promising" with the country's flag carrier airline Lufthansa confirming it is in talks to take over some of the ...
Varnell was booked to show up in government court later Monday on a charge of endeavoring to utilize explosives to demolish a working in interstate trade. "I can assure the public, without hesitation, that we had Varnell's actions monitored every step of the way". "I'm out for blood", the complaint quotes Varnell's texts.