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Facebook FB announced plans to expand what types of products will be listed in its Craigslist-like Marketplace, including auto and ticket sales. Launched this past October, Facebook Marketplace facilitates peer-to-peer shopping. Using Facebook profiles, users can find out more information about the person they’re buying from or selling to, while its integration with Facebook Messenger allows users to haggle prices and arrange meet-ups.
Retail stocks have slumped this year. While many chalk up the declines to competition from online retail behemoth Amazon (AMZN) , famed market expert Peter Schiff, CEO of Euro Pacific Capital, doesn't agree. "Amazon has been here for a long time - this is the worst year for retail - it's worse than 2008 and 2009," he said. "This is because consumers are broke - they have lousy jobs, they're loaded up with debt and they can't afford to buy stuff." He pointed to Foot Locker's (FL) 25% decline on Friday. Schiff isn't comforted by the double-digit gains in earnings growth for the past two quarters in U.S. stocks. "Let's see what happens if we go to a recession which is going to impeded [companies']
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