Correction: This story has been updated to reflect that the ECB rate decision was made Thursday.
An earlier version misspelled Neveu in two references.
The article has been corrected to show that Finland Finance Minister Alex Stubb is not looking for a 15 percent cut in salaries.
This story has been corrected to reflect the number of North American passengers who weigh more than 200 pounds. The figure was corrected by APEX after the initial version of the story was published.
An earlier version gave the wrong spelling of Steven Hirsch's last name and the wrong first name for Alec Helmy.
This op-ed has been updated to reflect that a 37-percent drop in the S&P 500 from its peak in this cycle would take it down to 1,300.
NRF revised its initial report. This story has been updated to reflect that holiday sales increased to $626.1 billion.
An earlier version misspelled Drexel.
This story has been updated to reflect that eight states may see small hikes to their minimum wage due to cost of living in 2016, that New York's minimum wage is rising from $8.75 and that at least 16 states will be raising the minimum wage in 2016.
This story has been corrected to reflect the amount that retailers are investing to improve their inventory data systems.