Holiday Sales Up 0.7%, Washington Hurts Confidence

Dec. 26 (Bloomberg) -- U.S. holiday sales growth slowed by more than half this year after gridlock in Washington soured consumers’ moods and Hurricane Sandy disrupted shopping, MasterCard Advisors SpendingPulse said. Sheila Dharmarajan reports on Bloomberg Television's "In The Loop." (Source: Bloomberg)
ECB Decision: Will Draghi Up QE Program?
05:26 - Hermes Investment Group Chief Economist Neil Williams discusses today's upcoming ECB decision, an interest rate hike in the U.S. and how to stimulate the Chinese economy. He speaks to Bloomberg's Anna Edwards on "Countdown." (Source: Bloomberg)
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