Retail sales move up, Groupon sputters

Jeremy Hobson: We'll start with some good news from the Commerce Department this morning: Retail sales were up 0.8 percent last month. That's the first uptick in four months.

Juli Niemann is an analyst with Smith Moore and Company. She's with us live from St. Louis as she is every Tuesday.

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Juli Niemann is executive vice-president for research and portfolio management with Smith, Moore and Company.


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