U.S. retail sales barely rise; import prices drop

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U.S.—U.S. retail sales recorded their smallest gain in six months in August as consumers cut back on purchases of motor vehicles and clothing, but upward revisions to July data likely keep intact expectations of strong economic growth in the third quarter.

U.S. retail sales barely rise; import prices drop. By Lucia MutikaniWASHINGTON, Sept 14 (Reuters) - U.S. retail sales recorded their smallest gain in six months in August as consumers cut back on purchases...