News roundup: U.S retail sales rise slightly in August … Some employers see perks of hiring older applicants … Regulators ask financial markets to improve technology

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    Ring it up: Americans boosted their spending at retail businesses only modestly in August, indicating that economic growth remains sluggish. Consumers bought more cars, furniture and electronics last …


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