U.S. Retail Sales Rise by Most in Five Months

March 13 (Bloomberg) -- Sales at U.S. retailers rose in February by the most in five months as an improved job market and stronger household finances cushioned the effect of higher payroll taxes. The 1.1 percent advance was more than forecast and followed a revised 0.2 percent gain in January, Commerce Department figures showed today in Washington. Betty Liu and Michael McKee report on Bloomberg Television's "In the Loop." (Source: Bloomberg)
Energy Companies Sell Record $14.5B Debt
34:38 - Bloomberg’s Laura Keller examines energy firms that sold record debt this week. She speaks with Bloomberg’s Pimm Fox on “Bottom Line.” (Source: Bloomberg)
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