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Retail sales rose 0.5 percent in December

WASHINGTON — U.S. consumers increased their spending at retail businesses in December, buying more autos, furniture and clothing. Steady job growth and lower gas prices kept consumers shopping for the holidays, despite worries about potentially tax increases. Retail sales rose ...

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Wells Fargo’s deal with Justice Dept. grows after review

Residents of Baltimore and seven other cities will share an extra $60 million in compensation from Wells Fargo Bank N.A., according to a document filed Wednesday in the Justice Department’s civil lawsuit against the lender. The money stems from an ...

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