LAS VEGAS (KTNV) — In today's Financial Focus, we have a check of the stock market and the stocks with ties to Las Vegas.
The IRS says it has sent out all 147 million checks from the December stimulus package.
The IRS was required to issue the $600 payments by mid-January so it could move on to processing this year's tax returns.
Eligible people who have moved or changed bank accounts may not have received the money yet but they can claim it on their 20-20 tax return.
There's good news for retailers, the U.S. Commerce Department says sales increased last month for the first time since September.
Retail sales jumped 5.3% from December to January.
Economists only expected sales to grow by about 1%.