Comments for: June shows modest rise in U.S. retail sales, “no evidence” economy is gaining momentum

Posted July 15, 2013, at 11:41 a.m.

WASHINGTON — U.S. retail sales rose less than expected in June, the latest sign of a slowdown in economic growth that could argue against the Federal Reserve’s plan to start trimming its monetary stimulus later this year. While other data on Monday showed factory activity in New York state accelerated …

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