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Retail sales jump 0.6 percent in May on autos

WASHINGTON — Americans stepped up purchases at retail businesses in May, spending more on cars, home improvements and sporting goods. The gain shows consumers remain resilient despite higher taxes and could drive faster growth later this year. The Commerce Department ...

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The psychology of a fan: TDR talks with an expert

As Baltimore basks in a purple glow ahead of the Ravens’ Super Bowl appearance Sunday, The Daily Record discussed the psychological impact of citywide “Public Displays of Fandom” with Dr. Stephen McDaniel, who studies sports and entertainment marketing and the psychology of sport at the University of Maryland, College Park. (Responses have been edited for length.)

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Rising retail sales point to slowly improving economy

WASHINGTON — Americans rebounded from a weak holiday season and stepped up spending on retail goods in January. The latest government report on retail sales pointed to a slowly improving economy. Retail sales rose at a seasonally adjusted 0.4 percent ...

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