U.S. Retail Sales Beat Projections; PPI Rises

Aug. 14 (Bloomberg) -- Retail sales in the U.S. rose 0.8 percent in July, more than forecast, following a 0.7 percent decrease in June that was weaker than first reported, Commerce Department figures showed today. Separately, the producer price index rose 0.3 percent in July after an increase of 0.1 percent in the previous month, according to the Labor Department. Michael McKee and Deirdre Bolton report on Bloomberg Television's "In the Loop." (Source: Bloomberg)
Russia Managing to Avoid GDP Growth Collapse: Kalen
27:48 - Phoenix Kalen, emerging markets strategist at Societe Generale, examines the Russian economy and the risks that may push the nation into recession. She speaks with Bloomberg’s Anna Edwards on “On The Move.” (Source: Bloomberg)
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