Rupkey on U.S. July Retail Sales, Producer Prices

Aug. 14 (Bloomberg) -- Chris Rupkey, chief financial economist at Bank of Tokyo-Mitsubishi UFJ, talks about today's reports on U.S. retail sales and producer prices in July. Retail sales rose 0.8 percent, the first gain in four months, Commerce Department figures showed. The producer price index rose 0.3 percent, Labor Department figures showed. The core measure excluding volatile food and energy increased 0.4 percent. (Source: Bloomberg)

Joseph Quinlan: Politics a Wall of Worry for U.S.
49:15 - Joseph Quinlan, chief market strategist at U.S. Trust and global wealth and investment management head of market and thematic strategy at Bank of America, talks about the influence of politics on the U.S. economy and markets and looks at the status of the United States as a safe haven. He speaks on "Bloomberg Surveillance." (Source: Bloomberg)
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