WASHINGTON — U.S. retail sales were unchanged in July from the previous month, a sign that consumers were cautious after three months of solid gains. The Commerce Department says Americans spent less at clothing shops, sporting goods stores
Demand grows for Ohio crustaceans.
WASHINGTON — Slightly fewer people sought U.S. unemployment benefits last week, a sign that layoffs are low and employers are probably adding new jobs. THE NUMBERS: Weekly applications for U.S. unemployment aid barely fell last week, slipping
Recession sparked new ideas like the Museum of Ice Cream.
Head of research firm believes retailers will remain aggressive with discounts.
Companies also advertised more jobs, a hopeful sign for economy.
It was the third consecutive quarterly decline, the longest such stretch since 1979.
Gambling monies drop for 2nd month in a row.
Focuses on auto manufacturing in plan to boost U.S. economy.
Unemployment rate stays 4.9 percent, while wages pick up