U.S. Retail Sales Rise More Than Forecast

Oct. 15 (Bloomberg) -- Retail sales in the U.S. rose more than projected in September, reflecting broad-based gains that indicate household spending helped bolster economic growth last quarter. The 1.1 percent gain followed a revised 1.2 percent increase in August that was the biggest since October 2010 and larger than previously reported, Commerce Department figures showed today in Washington. Betty Liu, Dominic Chu and Michael McKee report on Bloomberg Television's "In the Loop." (Source: Bloomberg)

SNB Has Nuclear Option to Negative ECB Rates: Barth
31:10 - Marvin Barth, head of European FX strategy at Barclays, talks about the impact on currencies from the economic divergence in the U.S. and Europe and the key role to be played by the Swiss National Bank. He speaks on "Bloomberg Surveillance." (Source: Bloomberg)
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