Retail sales increased 2.5 percent in the second quarter from the same period a year ago, bucking a stretch of nine straight quarterly declines.
Michael Pearce, at Capital Economics, said: "Consumption began the third quarter on a strong footing". Internet-driven purchases probably received a boost from the spike in online shopping tied to Amazon.com's Prime Day event.
Wall Street shares ended Tuesday little changed, but the dollar rose on the back of strong retail sales figures.
The government had previously reported a 0.1% drop in core retail sales in June and a 0.2% decline in overall sales.
The so-called retail sales control group, which excludes automobiles, gasoline and building materials and feeds directly into the Commerce Department's quarterly GDP estimates, grew 0.6% (consensus: 0.4%).
"Consumer spending remains solid as retail sales saw healthy improvements in July and revised June numbers were also positive", NRF Chief Economist Jack Kleinhenz said.
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The Chinese smartphone manufacturer has sent out media invites for the launch event on October 16 to be held in Munich, Germany. That being said, the Huawei Mate 10 could also ship with Android 8.0 O on board with Huawei's latest EMUI skin on top.
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In fact, Trump may be violating the deal's spirit. "The missile program is Iran's internal affair". However, he forgets to mention that Iran has been working on it for more than ten years.
Retail sales for June and May also were revised higher, which should help to assuage concerns about consumer spending, But persistently sluggish wage growth has pushed Americans to dip into their savings to fund spending.
June sales grew 3 percent from the year-earlier month, beating expectations of a 1.9 percent increase.
Nonstore Retailers were up 11.5% from July 2016, while Building Materials and Garden Equipment and Supplies Dealers were up 8.3% from past year.
Economists have been expecting the US economy to pick up steam in the second half of the year and that view got some support from the latest retail sales report - with a bit of help from Amazon.
Excluding cars, retail sales still rose 0.5 per cent, while leaving out the volatile gasoline segment, sales were up 0.7 per cent. Sales rose 1.2% at home and garden centers and even 1% at department stores that have been losing ground to online rivals. Sales at clothing stores fell 0.2 per cent after rising 0.7 per cent in June.
Chunying said the People's Liberation Army (PLA) troops always patrol along the Chinese side of the Line of Actual Control (LAC). Of the 3,488-km-long India-China border from Jammu and Kashmir to Arunachal Pradesh, a 220-km section falls in Sikkim.
The Miami Herald's Armando Salguero reports Ryan Tannehill (ACL) will undergo knee surgery and be placed on injured reserve. Torn ACLs have become the bane of the Miami Dolphins 2017 preseason. "It was probably tougher for me", Gase said.
This isn't the first time HBO has been subject to a hack - and definitely not the first time " Game of Thrones " was the target. They also stated that they are going to take this matter seriously and the perpetrators will face legal remedial actions.
The weekend will feature more rain chances, especially for Sunday , with high temperatures staying in the lower 80s. Saturday night , expect a low of 63 with mostly cloudy skies, according to the weather service.
Rahul was travelling with SPG commandos some of whom were reportedly injured in the attack as they were sitting in the back. Modi is originating, and the party of the Prime minister hoped to keep the power.
On one occasion when she was in town, he took her into his office and told her it was his favorite place to have sex, she said. This is not the first time Fox News has been caught up in allegations of sexual misconduct by its male employees.
According to the BBC , the duo is faced with criminal proceedings for using banned symbols from the outlawed fascist organisation. If a fine was meted out, the bail money they have already hand over would cover the costs.
The 13 employees at Grand Junction will become employees at Target following the closing of the deal, said a Target official. Target plans to expand the service to other NY locations this year, and then bring it to other major cities next year.
Swift , and will serve as an example to other women who may resist publicly reliving similar outrageous and humiliating acts'. Coomer was the person who talked with Bell that night about what Swift said happened then relayed the information to Call.
Bear in mind that areas without urban light pollution, such as the countryside, are the most optimal for clear dark skies. Its name comes from the point at which the meteors appear to come from - its radiant - in the constellation of Perseus.
The current transfer window closes on August 31, more than two weeks after the start of the domestic league season. The majority of clubs are in favour but maybe all of us have to be for it to go through.
It swept away the road and the buses for nearly 800 metres down into a gorge leaving no trace of one of the buses. Two buses carrying dozens of passengers had stopped for a tea break at a rest stop when the landslide struck.
Some conservatives have also criticized him for granting security clearance to Susan Rice, Obama's national security adviser. Bannon was kicked off the NSC's principals committee soon after McMaster became national security adviser.
Sharapova hasn't played in a major since she lost to Serena Williams in the Australian Open quarterfinals on January 25, 2016. She has five Grand Slam titles in her career with the latest at the French Open in 2014.
The Copenhagen police now working with the authorities in Stockholm to continue research in the territorial waters of the country. The BBC News wrote that the Nautilus was raised but Wall was not found and investigation into her disappearance continued.
If the prize amount doesn't go up, the Mega Millions jackpot would be the seventh largest in the game's history. The $323 million Mega Millions puts Friday's jackpot in the top 10 list of all-time high jackpots for the game.
North Korea's state-run media today condemned the planned military drills and said the U.S. is "letting out unsafe war rhetoric". They may continue launching missile tests but they don't want a war, and the U.S. doesn't want military action either".
Brighton , who had just 22% possession, spent most of the game defending in their own half but had chances with the score at 0-0. They've got to get to know the team, while we have a strong team base together and all know each other's game.
At least 121 refugees lost their lives while trying to reach Spain by sea this year, compared to 97 last year, the IOM said. A Spanish guard can be seen breaking his lower leg while attempting to kick one of the charging migrants.
To see them best, find an area well away from city or street lights and set up where you're shadowed from the moon's glare. Meteor showers happen when Earth's orbit passes through a trail of rocky debris left behind by a comet.
During a four-stop press tour last month, Mayweather went so far as to say he'd wear 4-ounce gloves in the fight. Mayweather said that it made him think about those who fought for civil rights and what they had to deal with.
And while Swift's lyrics are reliably PG-rated, she did not hold back when it came to describing what allegedly happened that day. Swift's lawyers have said she does not know Mueller and has no incentive to target him or to fabricate a story.
Mike Carroll, secretary of the Florida Department of Children and Families, said it was investigating the death. The high temperature in Orlando on Monday was about 93 degrees Fahrenheit, according to Weather Underground .
A blog post from yesterday outlines the expanded icon system: creators could see one of three new symbols next to each video. Dubbed the " Shared " tab, the feature allows you to send videos and chat with friends directly in YouTube .
The CSU Tropical Meteorology Project team is predicting a total of 11 additional named storms to form after August 1. Rainfall ranging from 3 to 6 inches is anticipated in these areas, with isolated amounts around 12 inches possible.
The plan is based on Microsoft's older Surface Membership program., whose members will be grandfathered into the new version. The program covers the Surface Laptop , Surface Pro , Surface Book , and Surface Studio for individual customers.