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Retail sales jump 0.8 percent in sign of consumer health

Retail sales jump 0.8 percent in sign of consumer health

The Census Bureau's October report on retail sales showed sales rose 0.8% over the prior month, better than the 0.6% improvement expected by economists. And, control group retail sales, which are fed directly into calculations for gross domestic product, increased by 0.8%, the highest reading since April.



Arizona State Retirement System Sold shares of US Bancorp (USB)

U.S. Bancorp makes up approx 0.16% of Bb&t Securities's portfolio.Ngam Advisors boosted its stake in USB in the latest quarter, The investment management firm added 24,562 additional shares and now holds a total of 361,813 shares of U.S. The business's revenue for the quarter was up 4.7% on a year-over-year basis. Many Wall Street Analysts have commented on U.S. Bancorp. Investors of record on Friday, September 30th were given a dividend of $0.28 per share.


Tamarack Advisers Lp adds Walgreens Boots Alliance Inc (WBA) to its portfolio

Tamarack Advisers Lp adds Walgreens Boots Alliance Inc (WBA) to its portfolio

Ratings and estimates change daily and thus the numbers may differ slightly if a new report has been issued within the last 24-hours. Also, the Hold rating count is 10 as of 11/15/16. The heightened volatility saw the trading volume jump to 66,51,645 shares. The stock was acquired at an average price of $81.41 per share, with a total value of $162,820,000.00.


Minnesota officer charged with manslaughter in Castile death

Minnesota officer charged with manslaughter in Castile death

Paul suburb of Falcon Heights. Reynolds streamed the graphic aftermath of the shooting live on Facebook , which brought the incident into the national spotlight. If convicted, Yanez could be sentenced to up to 10 years in prison and fined $20,000 on the second-degree manslaughter charge. Kelly did not immediately return phone messages seeking comment on the charges Wednesday.



Here's what Richard Branson's new supersonic passenger aircraft will look like

For the past 13 years, we've had no supersonic jets in-service with any airline - but Boom Technologies is hoping to change that. The FAA banned the original Concorde from making overland flights because the sonic booms it created could be in excess of 135 decibels - as loud as a jet engine taking off from 100 feet away.


Trump says health care, border, jobs are top priorities

Trump says health care, border, jobs are top priorities

Maggie Hassan. "It is the single worst piece of legislation among many bad pieces of legislation passed in the first two years of the Obama presidency". "Clearly, we'll be in a stronger position after January 4", when the new Congress is sworn in, he said. Ryan had said Wednesday at a Wisconsin news conference that "Donald Trump heard a voice out in this country that no one else heard".