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US retail sales climb the most since June as stimulus boost ends losing streak

US retail sales grew 5.3% in January, the Census Bureau announced Wednesday. The reading beats the 1% economist estimate and snaps a three-month losing streak. Sales are a popular gauge of consumer spending, a critical driver of overall growth. Visit the Business section of Insider for more stories. American spending […]
US retail sales climb the most since June as stimulus boost ends losing streak
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US private-sector employment grew more than expected in January, ADP says

The US gained 174,000 private payrolls in January, according to ADP’s monthly employment report. The data follows a revised 78,000-payroll contraction in January and lands above the 70,000 estimate. ADP’s report comes two days before the Bureau of Labour Statistics publishes nonfarm payrolls data. Visit the Business section of Insider […]
US private-sector employment grew more than expected in January, ADP says
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