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  • Retail sales growth 'modest' in September but misses forecasts

    Retail sales growth 'modest' in September but misses forecasts
    Retail sales during the prime back-to-school shopping month of September grew more than the prior month but were still muffled by heavy head winds. The gauge of same-store sales, which calculates sales at stores open for more than a year, rose “...
  • Starbucks offers free coffee to urge end to shutdown stalemate

    Starbucks offers free coffee to urge end to shutdown stalemate
    With the federal government now in its second week of the shutdown and legislators at an impasse, Starbucks Corp. is hoping to set an example for Washington by offering free coffee. Wednesday through Friday, the Seattle java chain will give customers...
  • Consumer confidence at lowest level since January after shutdown

    Consumer confidence at lowest level since January after shutdown
    WASHINGTON -- Consumer confidence dropped this month to its lowest level since January after the partial federal government shutdown, though the decline wasn't as bad as some had forecast, according to new data released Friday. The preliminary October...
  • Chicago area shows signs of gradual housing recovery

    Chicago area shows signs of gradual housing recovery
    This could be the year when single-family housing starts reach 5,000 in the Chicago area. It would be a pittance compared with the 18,000 to 20,000 new homes constructed locally in more normal years. Nevertheless, it represents a few more steps back...
  • MarksJarvis: Shadow of uncertainty could linger for months

    MarksJarvis: Shadow of uncertainty could linger for months
    No relief for the weary or disgusted investor — this week or for the next few months. The political feud over the nation's debt continues, with the presumed danger zone for a decision coming within hours. October 17 is circled on the calendar as...
  • The government shutdown's toll by the numbers

    The government shutdown's toll by the numbers
    The first government shutdown in nearly 20 years ended late Wednesday after Congress agreed on a deal to fund the government through Jan. 15. and raise the nation's debt limit through Feb. 7. The 16-day ordeal took a toll on the national economy,...
  • Standoff Was A Needless Mess That Will Be Back

    Standoff Was A Needless Mess That Will Be Back
    Most Americans, we suspect, are relieved — not happy, but relieved — that the ordeal on Capitol Hill is over. But they're stuck with the ugly thought that there's an even-money likelihood that the whole mess — a government shutdown and...
  • Government shutdown may crimp holiday shopping

    Government shutdown may crimp holiday shopping
    Add another potential casualty of Washington's gridlock: the holiday shopping season. The congressional stalemate that brought about a partial government shutdown has rattled Americans already spooked by years of economic weakness. And the uncertainty...
  • With shutdown over, flow of government economic data to resume

    With shutdown over, flow of government economic data to resume
    WASHINGTON -- The flow of federal economic data is set to resume next week, highlighted by the release of the delayed September jobs report, as federal employees are back at work following the end of the partial government shutdown. But it could take...
  • Economic hit from impasse could endure

    Economic hit from impasse could endure
    WASHINGTON — In the grand scheme of the $16-trillion U.S. economy, the nearly three-week government shutdown and standoff over the debt ceiling may not look like much. Analysts estimate the loss at tens of billions of dollars, and reckon that much...
  • MarksJarvis: Fear continues to grip consumers, economy

     MarksJarvis: Fear continues to grip consumers, economy
    When you've been forced to the edge of a cliff and feared a wisp of wind would send you into the abyss, you don't forget that feeling quickly. And that seems to be the mindset of U.S. consumers as they carry the financial and emotional scars of the...
  • Sen. Mark Warner calls for SEC probe of Nasdaq trading outage

    Sen. Mark Warner calls for SEC probe of Nasdaq trading outage
    WASHINGTON -- Sen. Mark Warner on Friday called on the Securities and Exchange Commission to conduct a "thorough investigation" of the Nasdaq Stock Market's three-hour trading outage. Warner (D-Va.), a member of the Senate Banking Committee, said...