Consumer services

Tuesday Sector delays: services, industry

THELooking at the worst-performing sectors Tuesday at noon, shares of service companies underperformed other sectors, posting a loss of 0.4%. Within that group, Facebook Inc (ticker: FB) and PulteGroup Inc (ticker: PHM) are two of the day’s latecomers, posting losses of 5.0% and 3.7%, respectively. Among the larger ETFs, an …

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Gig Apps Hustle For Top In Supplier Rankings

Do you have a concert? No? Well, go get one. The apps are there if the will is strong. Watching the latest PYMNTS Gig Apps Provider Ranking, it seems that not only are the concert workers working, but they are also switching platforms, looking for faster routes to better locations. …

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ICICI Prudential Mutual Fund Launches Consumer-Focused ETF

NEW DELHI : Asset management company ICICI Prudential Mutual Fund has launched an exchange traded index fund that tracks the Nifty India consumer index. The ICICI Prudential Consumption ETF, which will close underwriting on October 25, will seek to provide exposure to a diverse portfolio of companies representing domestic consumption. …

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Rising prices help boost U.S. retail sales in September

Retail sales rise 0.7% in September Rising prices helped boost revenue Core retail sales increase 0.8%; August revised up slightly WASHINGTON, Oct. 15 (Reuters) – Retail sales in the United States unexpectedly rose in September, boosted in part by increased revenue at car dealerships due to rising motor vehicle prices, …

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