Banking and Lending

Retail Sales Rose Last Month, a Sign of Resilience

Retail Sales Rose Last Month, a Sign of Resilience

By Christopher Rugaber | The Associated Press | November 16, 2022 | Reprints | Unlock Link

Americans stepped up their spending at retailers, restaurants, and auto dealers last month, a sign of consumer resilience as the holiday shopping season begins amid painfully high inflation and rising interest rates. The government said Wednesday that retail sales...

Lamont Wins Second Term

Lamont Wins Second Term

By Susan Haigh | The Associated Press | November 9, 2022 | Reprints | Unlock Link

Democrat Ned Lamont has won reelection as Connecticut governor, defeating Republican businessman Bob Stefanowski for the second time in four years following a campaign battle that focused on abortion access, crime and the cost of living.