U.S. Jobless Claims Fall; Retail Sales Rise

March 13 (Bloomberg) -- Jobless claims in the U.S. dropped by 9,000 to 315,000 in the week ended March 8, a Labor Department report showed today in Washington. Separately, retail sales rose 0.3 percent in February for the first time in three months, the Commerce Department said. Betty Liu and Michael McKee report on Bloomberg Television's "In the Loop." (Source: Bloomberg)

BlackRock's Bisat Sees EM in Sweet Spot Right Now
55:16 - Amer Bisat, emerging markets portfolio manager at BlackRock Strategic Global Bond Fund, and Federico Schiffrin, partner of private equity at Unigestion SA, discuss the factors in and out of the United States that support emerging markets. They speak on "Bloomberg Daybreak: Americas." (Source: Bloomberg)
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