Top-of-mind economic news as we start the week:
— U.S. retail sales surged by 1.3% in October as consumers continued to spend despite inflation.
— U.S. existing home sales fell for the 9th straight month in October, down 5.9% from prior month.
— Applications for U.S. jobless claims for the week ending Nov. 12 fell by 4,000 from the the previous week (to 222,000).
— China’s October retail and industrial data missed expectations.
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