Retail sales rise sharply and could boost U.S. GDP in the first quarter 

Sales at retailers rose a robust 0.7% in March and outlays in February were also stronger than initially reported, indicating the economy got a decent boost from consumer spending in the first quarter.

Stock Futures Up With Goldman Earnings in Focus 

Stock futures climbed as bank earnings season continued and after data showed U.S. retail sales rose in March.

China's Central Bank Holds Key Policy Rates 

The People's Bank of China kept key policy rates steady and drained liquidity from the banking sector as economic data shows fresh signs of weakness.

Here's What Higher for Longer Means for the Stock Market 

Stocks are still trading near record levels, but some investors say further gains may be more difficult to come by.

Certain Biotech Investors Get an Early Look at Results. Is That Fair? 

Private investments in public equities, or PIPEs, are all the rage in biotech, but some investors resent the sharing of nonpublic information.

Big Oil Companies Warm to Biden After Years of Bad Blood 

Once a favorite foil of the White House, some U.S. oil executives have reached an unlikely truce with the president's lieutenants.

'Envy of the World'-U.S. Economy Expected to Keep Powering Higher 

Economists lift their growth forecasts in latest Wall Street Journal survey.

America's Bonds Are Getting Harder to Sell 

Record issuance raises worries that debt sales will exacerbate volatility.

The U.S. Is Trying to Cripple Russia's Vast Arctic LNG Project 

Supercooled gas has quickly become one of the world's most important energy sources-and a geopolitical flashpoint.

Will Banks Finally Have to Pay You More for Your Savings? 

Deposit costs are still a moving target, even for the biggest banks.

(END) Dow Jones Newswires

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