Amazon (AMZN -1%) and eBay (EBAY -0.7%) slip a little after MasterCard's SpendingPulse tracker...

|By:, SA News Editor

Amazon (AMZN -1%) and eBay (EBAY -0.7%) slip a little after MasterCard's SpendingPulse tracker reports total holiday season retail sales rose just 0.7% Y/Y, and online sales a mere 8.4%. Also, ITG Research says its checks indicate Amazon's Q4 is tracking somewhat below a prior forecast. comScore issued rosier figures for online sales on Monday.