Retailers say sales picked up at the end of February, suggesting shopping will rebound as temperatures rise, the stock market stays healthy and the labor continues a slow improvement. Lily Jamali looks for answers.
Summary: A drop in jobless claims sent the S&P 500 to its second record close in a row; Atlanta Fed President sees taper staying on course; Retailers see hope in end-of-February sales traffic. Conway G. Gittens reports.
"Wolf," "Hustle" lead MTV Movie Awards; Lambert, Queen to tour
The day's top showbiz news and headlines including "American Hustle" and "The Wolf of Wall Street" lead the MTV Movie Awards nominations, Adam Lambert is set to tour with Queen, and Courteney Cox will make her directorial debut at the Tribeca Film Festival. Bob Mezan reports.
Former Premier League referee Graham Poll gives his verdict on the Liverpool striker's clash with Scott Parker during last night's match at Anfield. Poll was speaking at the launch of the Carlsberg Pub Cup Green Card initiative. The Carlsberg Pub Cup is a nationwide five aside competition for players of all standards. To register your team visit www.carlsberg.co.uk/pubcup