Retail sales fall unexpectedly in January – Los Angeles Times

Apple lists labor rights violations in audit of suppliers – San Francisco Chronicle

Regulator: Investigation into Sands hack ongoing – Businessweek

Planet-warming methane leaking at higher rate, study finds – Los Angeles Times

Asia shares creep higher, plenty of risk ahead – Reuters

Barclays and Regulators Look at Possible Theft of Customer Data – New York Times

ISS recommends ‘no’ vote on Icahn’s plan for Apple – Reuters

UPDATE 1 -Japan posts smallest current account surplus on record in 2013 – Reuters

Covered California prepares for budget deficit – San Francisco Examiner

Facing Criticism After Remarks, AOL Chief Reverses 401(k) Changes – New York Times