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)

The Rise of South Korea's 'U-Turn Freshmen'
04:36 - South Korea has some of the most highly educated people in the world. More than half have a degree, and yet, the future is looking grim. Jobs are increasingly scarce, and youth unemployment is setting unwanted records. Bloomberg's Shery Ahn reports from Seoul. (Source: Bloomberg)
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