By  on November 15, 2018

Retail sales rose by more than expected last month, but economists are still betting on a slowdown in consumer spending — the very thing that has been powering the U.S. economy.

Sales edged up 0.8 percent in October, according to the Commerce Department, boosted by auto and gasoline sales, as well as a bounce back by some department stores.

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