[NEW YORK] Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell said the central bank will be watching retail sales data, due on Monday, for signs that American consumer spending bounced back from a...

[WASHINGTON] Americans' retail spending unexpectedly took its biggest tumble in nearly a decade during the key holiday shopping period, government data showed on Thursday....

[WASHINGTON] US retail-sales figures on Friday signalled consumer spending, the biggest part of the economy, is poised to drive another quarter of strong growth while other segments face headwinds...

[NEW YORK] Early sales data released Monday and over the weekend suggested a strong start to the US holiday shopping season but analysts said it was too soon to declare victory overall.