Decent earnings news, a conciliatory Fed, and better-than-expected retail data boosted markets this week, but China and housing data remain troubling.
Economic data for last month didn't provide the full spring forward many hoped for and the economy seems to be stuck in its 2%-2.5% GDP growth rut, says Morningstar's Bob Johnson.
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China March Retail Sales Up 12.2% on Year, Up 1.23% on Month
Japan Notes Wide Effect of Sales Tax on Retail Sales
UPDATE: Retail sales sizzle in March
U.K. Retail Sales Fall in March
Stock futures drop ahead of Citigroup, retail sales